Nishith Desai Associates


Nishith Desai Associates is a research based international law firm with offices in Mumbai, Bangalore, Silicon Valley, Singapore and New Delhi. They specialize in strategic legal, regulatory and tax advice coupled with industry expertise in an integrated manner.

The firm has been consistently ranked as one of the Most Innovative Law Firms, across the globe. In fact, NDA has been the proud recipient of the Financial Times – RSG award 4 times in a row, (2014-2017) as the Most Innovative Indian Law Firm.

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What does the firm says about the culture?

We value talent of the highest quality and ability, and often, many of the best-in-class professional talent are time constrained due to special reasons and certain life stages.

A special program for those seeking flexi-working, has therefore been introduced especially considering the needs of women, single parents, and others with lifestyle constraints. Such benefit may be availed of in line with the policy of the firm and usually, is granted under exceptional circumstances.


Criterions for hiring

  • Passionate about learning and knowledge sharing, client satisfaction and adhere to a dedicated work ethic
  • Associates with extensive experience
  • Research and Analytical skills
  • Communication skills
  • Open-mindedness
  • Innovation and taking on initiatives
  • Team spirit
  • Commitment
  • Discipline
  • Leadership potential
  • An attitude to excel

About the opportunities:

Current Vacancies:

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Awards and Recognitions

  • Legal500 Asia Pacific Rankings 2024: Firm members including Nishith Desai, Vaibhav Parikh, Gowree Gokhale, Dr. Milind Antani, Nishchal Joshipura, Vyapak Desai, Parul Jain, Vikram Shroff, Kishore Joshi, Sahil Kanuga, Dr. Dhruv Janssen-Sanghavi, Huzefa Tavawalla, Ratnadeep Roychowdhury, Basava Rao, Harshita Srivastava, Alipak Banerjee, Ashish Kabra, Aparna Gaur, Nandini Pathak, Khyati Dalal, Tanisha Khanna, Eshika Phadke, Purushotham Kittane, Aniruddha Majumdar, Anirudh Arjun, Dibya Behera, and Varsha Rajesh are recognised.
  • Legal500 India Awards 2024: Milind Antani and Gowree Gokhale won the Legal500 Lawyer of the year India Award for the Life Sciences and Healthcare and Data Protection practices respectively. Nishith Desai Associates also won the Firm of the year recognition for Life Sciences and Healthcare practice. The firm is recognised multiple practices including TMT Law Firm of the year, Arbitration Law Firm of the year, Data Protection Law Firm of the year and Innovative Law Firm of the year.
  • Benchmark Litigation APAC 2024: Nishith Desai Associates ranked across 9 practice areas namely International arbitration, Tax, Labor and employment, Commercial and transactions, Government and regulatory, Insolvency, Construction, White collar crime and Intellectual property. Alongside, 6 of our lawyers are ranked for their active litigation practice namely Nishith Desai, Vyapak Desai, Sahil Kanuga, Ashish Kabra, Alipak Banerjee and Arjun Gupta. Further all our Indian offices — Mumbai, Delhi, and Bengaluru received recognition for city-specific practices.

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Office locations

93 B, Mittal Court, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021, Indiatel  +91 – 22 – 6669 5000

220 S California Avenue, Suite 201, Palo Alto, CA 94306, USA
tel  +1 – 650 – 325 7100

Prestige Loka, G01, 7/1 Brunton Road, Bengaluru 560 025, Indiatel  +91 – 80 – 6693 5000

Level 24, CapitaGreen, 138 Market St, Singapore 048 946tel  +65 – 6550 9855

3, North Avenue, Maker Maxity, Bandra-Kurla Complex, Mumbai 400 051, Indiatel  +91 – 22 – 6159 5000

13-H, Hansalaya Building, 15, Barakhamba Road, Connaught Place, New Delhi -110 001, Indiatel  +91 – 11 – 4906 5000

Maximilianstraße 13, 80539 Munich, Germanytel +49 – 89 – 203006268

1185 Avenue of the Americas, Suite 326, New York, NY 10036, USAtel +1 212 464 7050

408, 4th Floor, Pragya Towers, GIFT City, Gandhinagar, Gujarat 382 355, India


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