Anand Desai has been the Managing Partner at DSK Legal since it was founded in April 2001. He has over three decades of extensive experience as trusted counsel to several large Indian and multinational corporates and high net worth individuals, including business leaders and celebrities.
Having successfully represented many high profile clients in criminal and civil litigation across real estate, commercial, intellectual property, anti-trust and information technology, Mr Desai has developed a reputation as an astute litigator and negotiator. So much so that clients look to his innovative inputs to optimize their strategy and deeply value his expertise for both professional and personal needs.
Mr Desai was appointed as Chairman of a Committee to recommend amendments to the Specific Relief Act, 1963, by the Ministry of Law and Justice, Government of India. He has served as the National President of the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce, and has also served and continues to serve on various committees.
Mr Desai has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Law from Bombay University, and a LLM from the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Actively involved with several NGOs, Mr Desai has been elected President of TIE Mumbai in addition to being a Trustee of the L&T Employees’ Welfare Foundation, Director of Paani Foundation, Advisory Board Member of Swades Foundation and Yuva Parivartan, Chairman of Tribal Mensa Nurturing Program, and Managing Council Member of Vision Foundation of India.