Prior to joining ELP, Tushar was a Senior Partner at DSK Legal, Advocates and Solicitors, Mumbai in the corporate and commercial practice and was associated with the firm for 17 years. At DSK Legal, Tushar had developed deep expertise in Information Technology and Pharmaceutical sectors. He has been a part of numerous complex -cross border mergers and acquisitions and has extensively participated in other diverse corporate transactions including private equity, structured finance, debt finance, acquisitions, joint ventures and take-overs, of a domestic and cross border nature both in India and abroad. Under his leadership of the Information Technology Laws practice, the firm assisted several software companies and other clients in respect of transactions in Information Technology, Outsourcing, Internet & e-commerce industries.
He was also head of the Forensics & Fraud Investigations Practice and was recognised as the leading advisor on cross border white collar crime investigations in his previous firm. He routinely acted for domestic and international companies in wide range of situations including economic espionage, extortion, data theft, defamation, anti-money laundering and anti-corruption (FCPA, UKBA).
Tushar has written extensively on law and technology in various publications and as a recognised expert been invited at multiple international and domestic fora by the IBA, SABA DC, IBC Asia, CII, ICAI, ISCI to share his insights on white collar crime, intellectual property and information technology from an Indian perspective.
Tushar has nearly two decades of experience and has been recognised as a leading lawyer in Asia Law Leading Lawyers 2016, 2017 and 2018, a recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A Transaction in Legal 500 and has been a notable practitioner in IFLR 1000.
Prior to joining DSK, he was working at Nishith Desai Associates where he was a part of the core team sent to set up the Silicon Valley office of NDA.