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Firm Profile

DSK Legal

Firm Profile

Mumbai

  • Profile
  • 1203, One Indiabulls Centre
  • Tower 2, Floor 12 B
  • 841 Senapati Bapat Marg
  • Elphinstone Road
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • India
  • 400 013

Firm profile submitted by DSK Legal

Managing Partner: Anand Desai
Number of partners: 13
Number of associate partners: 6
Number of lawyers: 111
Languages:Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Punjabi


DSK Legal was set up in 2001, and quickly established an excellent reputation for its competence, integrity, value based proactive, innovative and pragmatic legal advice, and solution driven approach. With offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Pune, DSK Legal has grown rapidly on the strength of its expertise.

Mergers & Acquisitions:
6 partners, 42 fee earners based in Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune
■Acquisition by Dentsu Aegis Network India in its acquisition of 88.95% shareholding in the SVG Group. Partner: Satish Kishanchandani
■Acquisition by Global Insurance in acquiring the entire shareholding of Aon Holdings B.V in Aon Global Insurance and settlement of disputes in ICC. Partners: Satish Kishanchandani, Jatin Pore
Key Clients: Dentsu Aegis Network Limited, Bharat Forge, DIC Corporation Japan
Contact: Satish Kishanchandani Tel: +91 22 6658 8040
Email: [email protected]

Private Equity:
6 partners, 42 fee earners based in Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune
■Investment by True North in Home First Finance Company for an amount of Rs. 6,000,000,000. Partner: Satish Kishanchandani
■Advised Americorp Ventures Limited for the sale of 70% of their shareholding in Avendus Capital Private Limited to KKR. Partner: Tushar Ajinkya
Key Clients: True North, Gaja Capital, TA Associates
Contact: Satish Kishanchandani Tel: +91 22 6658 8040
Email: [email protected]

Litigation & Arbitration:
5 partners, 25 fee earners based in Mumbai New Delhi and Pune
■Advising Swiber Offshore Construction and Swiber Offshore India for proceedings in connection with claims of USD 60,000,000. Partner: Nirav Shah
■Advising Kiri Industries in a shareholder dispute in Singapore in respect of DyStar Global Holdings (Singapore). Partner: Anand Desai
Key Clients: Asian Paints, Kirloskar Industries Limited, The Great Eastern Shipping Company Limited, Kiri Industries
Contact: Anand Desai Tel: +91 22 6658 8010
Email: [email protected]

Real Estate:
3 partners, 25 fee earners based in Mumbai, New Delhi and Pune
■Acquisition by Abbott Healthcare Private Limited of units for commercial-office use, constructed by Godrej Buildcon Private Limited. Partners: Sajit Suvarna, Sagar Kadam
■Advised Godrej Properties Limited for the development of land for the purpose of developing a residential property. Partners: Sajit Suvarna and Sagar Kadam
Key Clients: Shapoorji Pallonji Group, Godrej Properties, HDFC Capital Advisor, Piramal Group
Contact: Sajit Suvarna Tel: +91 22 6658 8075
Email: [email protected]

Technology, Media & Telecom:
2 partners, 6 fee earners based in Mumbai
■Advised Mr. Salman Khan in a criminal appeal filed before the Bombay High Court against the judgment and order passed by the Sessions Court, Mumbai. Partner: Anand Desai
■Advised Aamir Khan Productions Private Limited for all documentation in relation to the production of the film ‘Dangal’. Partner: Anand Desai
Key Clients: Aamir Khan and Aamir Khan Productions, Salman Khan, Matrix India Entertainment Consultants and Group M.
Contact: Anand Desai Tel: +91 22 6658 8010
Email: [email protected]

Infrastructure & Project Finance:
3 partners, 10 fee earners based in Mumbai and New Delhi
■Advised the Ministry of Railways and Rites Limited for rolling out the tender for grant of a concession for setting up an electric locomotive factory on a public - private partnership. Partner: Ajay Shaw
■Advised the Ministry of Power in rolling out the tender processes for the Power System Development Fund Support Scheme for supply of natural gas. Partner: Ajay Shaw
Key Clients: Rites Limited, Ministry of Railways, Public Works Department and Tata Realty
Contact: Ajay Shaw Tel: +91 22 6658 8082
Email: [email protected]

Banking & Finance:
1 partner, 6 fee earners based in Mumbai and New Delhi
■Subscription of debentures by ECL Finance and Edelweiss Commodities issued by Unitech Machines, for a total amount of Rs. 3,800,000,000. Partner: Ajay Shaw
■Advised State Bank of India with respect to financing Kotak Mahindra Bank for a total amount of USD 100,000,000. Partner: Ajay Shaw
Key Clients: Edelweiss Alternative Asset Advisors, Birla Sun Life Asset Management, State Bank of India, UK and IDBI Bank
Contact: Ajay Shaw Tel: +91 22 6658 8082
Email: [email protected]

International Work:
■Advised Dentsu Aegis London Network and DLA Piper, London for the acquisition of E-Commera India. Partner: Satish Kishanchandani
■Investment by SEDCO Capital in Nephrocare Health Services. Partner: Satish Kishanchandani

Branches

  • C-16, Dhanraj Mahal,
  • 3rd Floor, Apollo Bunder,
  • Colaba,
  • Mumbai,
  • Maharashtra
  • India
  • 400 001
  • Tel +91 22 6152 6000
  • Fax +91 22 6658 8001
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 4, Aradhana Enclave, R.K. Puram,
  • Sector – 13,
  • New Delhi,
  • Delhi
  • India
  • 110066
  • Tel +91 11 66616666
  • Fax +91 11 66616600
  • Email : [email protected]
  • 301, Power Point,
  • Lane No.6,
  • Koregaon Park,
  • Pune,
  • Maharashtra
  • India
  • 411 001
  • Tel +91 20 6900 0930
  • Fax +91 22 6658 8001
  • Email : [email protected]