Mr. Dasgupta has been engaged in the practice of Law since 1978. A vast knowledge and experience of Law gathered over the last over 42 years of legal practice places him at the very top position of the Indian legal landscape. He was trained directly under the notable legal luminary Late Mr. J B Dadachanji, a doyen of the Indian legal practice. Mr. Dasgupta is known for his excellent counselling, deep legal and commercial insights and regularly consulted on strategic corporate and commercial issues and in particular on entry strategies, mergers & acquisitions, restructuring, shareholder disputes, consolidation and liquidation, finance, securities and capital markets, infrastructure, technology transfer, anti-dumping and real estate.
In 1992, he founded New Delhi Law Offices (commonly known as NDLO) and led the firm in building up an impressive practice and offering full spectrum legal services, with focus on corporate and commercial laws. Under his guidance and support, the firm came to be well equipped and positioned to provide highly specialized legal advisory services. The corporate and commercial practice is complemented by a skilled team of litigating lawyers experienced in handling matters both on the original and appellate side. As NDLO acquired a substantial global presence, it was repositioned and rechristened as Asia Law Offices (ALO), all under his able leadership and vision.
Mr. Dasgupta specializes in structuring and negotiation of Joint Ventures, Mergers and Acquisitions transactions (both inbound and outbound), Private Equity, Foreign Collaborations & devising entry strategies. He routinely counsels on Corporate Laws, Foreign Exchange, Antitrust and Mercantile Laws, Project Contracts, Construction Contracts including Telecom and other Infrastructure Projects and Financing Contracts, Specialized Corporate Litigation, Domestic and International Arbitrations. His experience makes him especially equipped to advise clients in sectors such as manufacturing, steel, cement, textiles, automobile, telecom, heavy industries, power, pharmaceuticals, amongst others.
Mr. Dasgupta also represents clients in countries outside India, such as the USA, UK, Hong Kong, UAE, Singapore, Malayasia, Sri Lanka, Nepal etc. Mr. Dasgupta has acted as an advisor in tackling the biggest Bank Scandal Case ever in the Banking history of Malaysia.
Mr. Dasgupta also serves as a director on the board of various national & multinational clients doing business in India viz., Timken India Limited, Cummins India Limited, Snap-on Tools Pvt. Ltd., Bhilwara Technical Textiles Limited, RSWM Limited etc.
Unlike the usual industry approach of following standard textbook solutions, Mr. Dasgupta is considered as one who thinks intellectually and outside the box and provides speedier solutions to legal problems and thereby brings higher value to the clients.
ALO is proud to have Mr. Dasgupta as its Founder Member and Senior (most) Partner.