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Nishith Desai Associates

TMT

1 ranked lawyersBand 1IndiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table
DEPARTMENT PROFILE

Nishith Desai Associates

TMT

1 ranked lawyersBand 1IndiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Maintains an impressive reputation as a leading practice in transactional and regulatory TMT, including cross-border mandates. Furnishes advice on matters including joint ventures and investments, data protection, e-commerce and telecoms regulatory issues. E-commerce companies, IT software providers and online gaming providers constitute a core client base. Also advises regularly on employment and tax-related issues impacting on the sector.

Strengths

The team's willingness to consider innovative perspectives is highlighted by an interviewee who reports: "Two things stand out: the quality of the advice is always very good and they're also always willing to think outside the box. They're one of the few firms ready to look at things not looked at before and to learn along with you."

Another source observes: "The fact that they do so much and do it really well - particularly where knowledge management is concerned - sets them apart."

Work highlights

Advised Intel on Indian aspects of the USD1 billion sale of its smartphone modem business to Apple.

Notable practitioners

Gowree Gokhale is a "very prominent and experienced" practitioner in the TMT space, hailed by interviewees both as an assured handler of technology and media-related mandates and as "great to work with." She is frequently instructed on matters concerning online gaming or involving data privacy issues.

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Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)


Gowree Gokhale
Band 2