Nishant Choudhary

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Nishant Choudhary

Partner, Myanmar Managing Director & Head of Regional Dispute Resolution Practice

Nishant’s client portfolio is diverse and features leading companies across various sectors; he has more than fifteen years of professional experience practicing law in India, Myanmar and Cambodia. He has been focusing on Myanmar since 2014, which remains his primary focus. In Myanmar, his practice focuses on M&A (and general Corporate and Commercial), B&F (including Fintech and Capital Market), Energy and Infrastructure, TMT, Real Estate, Aviation, and Dispute Resolution. Nishant has been instrumental in the development of DFDL Myanmar in the past several years, given his solid technical and commercial understanding of Myanmar laws and management skills. In addition to leading DFDL’s Myanmar practice, Nishant heads DFDL’s dispute resolution practice and focuses on banking, finance, and dispute matters for Cambodia. In addition to being a frequent speaker at various national and international conferences and seminars across the globe, Nishant has authored several articles and papers published in various journals such as the IBA, Asia-MENA, Lexis Nexis and IFLR. Ranked by most of the leading directories like Chambers and Partners, IFLR and Asia Law, Nishant was also awarded as 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 several Myanmar and international newspapers. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Business and Finance Law from the George Washington University Law School, Washington DC.