Rashi Dhir is a Senior Partner at DMD Advocates and heads the Firm's Corporate Group. With close to three decades of corporate and international tax transactional experience, he brings a unique blend of business thinking and strategy to structuring, negotiating and closing complex commercial and corporate transactions.
Mr. Dhir advises multi-national companies, including, a number of Fortune 500 companies, private equity funds, financial institutions and business houses globally and in India in areas pertaining to mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, asset management (private equity funds and hedge funds), project financing, corporate restructuring, structured investments, securitization, structured finance, capital markets and general corporate matters.
Mr. Dhir's background in economics, accountancy and finance brings a practical and risk based holistic approach to the practice of law which seamlessly and effectively combines the litigation, tax and corporate talent and strength of the Firm to deliver the best solution to its clients.
Mr. Dhir has worked with clients to create risk management systems, and legal and compliance infrastructures and has assisted clients to develop first of its kind financial products and structures. His problem-solving skills as a business lawyer have led him to be a successful mediator of complex commercial and corporate disputes without going through protracted litigation.
Mr. Dhir earned his LL.M. from Harvard Law School, Boston and did his LL.B. from University of Delhi. He is an active member of USIBC and co-chairs the Tax Committee of USIBC.
Mr. Dhir serves as a part of the Board of Directors for a number of companies in the USA and India. Prior to joining the Firm, he worked for over fifteen years in New York; first as a senior member of the Global Financial Products Group of Clifford Chance in New York and then as a Managing Director and General Counsel for leading financial institutions. His transactional experience ranges over multiple jurisdictions; the United States, India, ASPAC, Europe and South America.