Nishant has a diverse client portfolio and works with leading companies across various sectors. He has more than 15 years of professional experience practicing law in India, Myanmar and Cambodia. Since 2014, his primary focus has been Myanmar, where he has played a key role in the development of DFDL Myanmar.
His Myanmar practice advises on a range of issues, including mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and commercial), banking and finance, fintech, capital market, energy and infrastructure, telecommunications, real estate, aviation, and dispute resolution.
Nishant has an outstanding technical and commercial understanding of Myanmar’s law. In addition to leading DFDL’s Myanmar practice, Nishant heads DFDL’s Dispute Resolution Practice. He is also a frequent speaker at various national and international conferences and seminars, and has authored articles and papers published in journals such as the IBA, Asia-MENA, Lexis Nexis and IFLR.
Ranked by most of the leading directories, such as Chambers & Partners, IFLR and Asia Law, Nishant was also awarded as a 40 EU-India Business Leader 2019 at the European Parliament at Brussels. Nishant is often quoted for his views on legal matters relating to Myanmar by domestic and international news agencies. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Business and Finance Law from the George Washington University Law School, Washington D.C