"responsive, knowledgeable, friendly and practical"
Legal 500 Europe 2011
Kiran S. Desai is a partner in the Brussels office of Mayer Brown's Antitrust & Competition practice. He has extensive experience in the areas of national and international competition law, as well as a broad experience in EU constitutional and administrative law, EU regulatory law, EU trade law and EU policy. Kiran's work involves counselling, transactional matters and litigation before national and the EU courts. He has a particular interest in the developing competition law regime in India, having spoken on competition law in India on several occasions.
In recent years his work has focused on competition and regulatory laws as they relate to network industries, local markets, government investigations, and in particular in relation to the automotive and food sectors. He has a strong interest in the interplay between competition law and economics. Kiran is a long standing promoter of compliance programmes within corporations; he writes and speaks on the subject, and is an advocate for the use of technology and educational software to communicate compliance within a company.
Kiran is the Partner in Charge of the Brussels office and a member of Mayer Brown's Chemicals; Energy; and Life Sciences industry groups. He is a co-leader of Mayer Brown’s India Practice Group, a member of Mayer Brown's Ethics & Loss Prevention Committee and a member of its Pro Bono EU Committee.