Nishith Desai Associates

TMT Department

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What the team is known for Maintains an impressive reputation as a leading practice in transactional and regulatory TMT. 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. Active in tax issues pertaining to computing and convergence of the Internet of Things.

Notable practitioners

Gowree Gokhale is an acclaimed practitioner who heads the firm's IP, technology, media and entertainment practice. Her advice is highly prized by clients in the gaming industry as well as the life sciences and pharmaceutical sectors. She is particularly adept at assisting with data protection and e-commerce mandates.

Vaibhav Parikh is head of the firm's Bengaluru office and leads the firm's M&A and private equity team. He attracts praise from peers and clients alike as an outstanding lawyer who has extensive experience of transactional technology mandates. One market commentator reports: "He is very knowledgeable, commercial, timely and is able to offer personal attention to his clients."