Nishant Choudhary#868

Nishant Choudhary

Partner; Deputy Managing Director Myanmar; and Head of Banking and Finance Practice Group, DFDL
Nishant has more than thirteen years of professional experience practicing law in India and Myanmar, over five years of which have been spent in Myanmar. He has advised on some of the largest, most challenging and ground-breaking transactions and investments in Myanmar. His areas of specialization include M&A and general corporate, banking and finance, telecommunication, aviation, energy and real estate. Nishant’s client portfolio features some of the leading Myanmar companies across a range of sectors. In addition to transactional advisory work, he has substantial experience with dispute resolution in India. 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, LexisNexis and IFLR. He is often quoted for his views on legal matters relating to Myanmar by several Myanmar and international newspapers. Ranked by Chambers and Partners, Nishant was also awarded as 40 EU-India Business Leader 2019, which he received at the European Parliament at Brussels by the hands of Hon Caroline Nagtegaal, MEP – Netherlands & Vice Chair- European Parliament delegation for relations with India. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Business and Finance Law from the George Washington University Law School, Washington DC.
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Myanmar—restructuring and insolvency guide
Myanmar—restructuring and insolvency guide
Practice notes

This Practice Note produced in partnership with DFDL is a guide to restructuring and insolvency in Myanmar, including key legislation, types of proceedings available, directors’ duties and cross-border insolvency.

Practice Area

Panel

  • Contributing Author

Qualified Year

  • 2006

Membership

  • Bar Council of India
  • Advocate on Record Patna High Court, India
  • International Bar Association
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association
  • EuroCham, Myanmar (Co-chair, Legal Advocacy)
  • India Myanmar Chamber of Commerce (Board Member)
  • Myanmar India Business Chamber

Qualifications

  • Notable Practitioner | Banking and Finance | Myanmar (Asia Law Profiles) (2021)
  • Leading Lawyer | Myanmar (30th Edition, IFLR1000) (2020-2021)
  • “Up and Coming” lawyer | Myanmar (Chambers & Partners) (2019-2020)
  • Top 40 EU India Young Business Leader | (Europe India Centre for Business & Industry at the European Parliament, Brussels, Belgium) (2019)

Education

  • George Washington University Law School, Washington DC, USA Master of Law (LL.M.), Business & Finance Laws (2010 – 2011)
  • Symbiosis Law College, Pune University, Pune, India Bachelor of Laws (LL.B.) (2004 – 2006)
  • Symbiosis Law College, Pune University, Pune, India Bachelor of Social Legal Science (B.S.L.) (2001 – 2004))

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