President, TIE Mumbai;
Managing Partner, DSK Legal
Anand Desai is the Managing Partner at DSK Legal since it was founded in April 2001. Recognized as a leading practitioner in India, Anand has over 30 years of extensive domestic and international experience, being a trusted counsel to several large multinational and Indian corporates and high net worth individuals, including many business leaders and celebrities.
An astute litigator and negotiator, Anand has developed a strong track record of successfully representing many high profile clients in criminal and civil litigation, including in areas of real estate, commercial disputes, intellectual property, anti-trust and information technology, and of getting several large commercial deals concluded. Clients look forward to his innovative and strategic inputs to optimize their strategy, and his counsel is deeply valued by several HNIs and celebrities for their professional and personal legal requirements.
Anand was appointed by the Government of India, Ministry of Law and Justice, as Chairman of a Committee to recommend amendments to the Specific Relief Act, 1963. He has served as the National President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, and was elected as President of TiE Mumbai from April 2016.