Desai Desai Carrimjee & Mulla

Rustam N. Mulla

Partner, DDCM

Rustam Mulla is a fourth generation practicing Advocate & Solicitor with more than 28 years of experience. After spending 7 years as a partner at Mulla & Mulla & Craigie Blunt and Caroe, he transitioned into being one of the managing partners at Desai Desai Carrimjee & Mulla in April 2008.

Languages Spoken: English – Hindi – Marathi – Gujarati

Core Practice Areas

Corporate Law – with specialization across::

  • Mergers Acquisitions and Joint Ventures.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) and Overseas Direct Investments (ODI)
  • Contractual documentation and agreements on all facets including IPR
  • Regulatory compliance and litigation under FEMA and PMLA laws
  • General Corporate Governance and Compliance
  • Primary Sectors of Corporate Law Practice – Hospitality-Food & Beverage, Aviation & Airport related , Sports – IPL Team – Franchisee , Cement , Petroleum, Manufacturing , Engineering & Service Sectors

Property & Realty Laws with all-encompassing transactional advisory and documentation

Dispute resolution,  mediation, arbitration and commercial litigation .

Holistic complex business family dispute advisory, litigation & settlement.

Estate Planning and allied

Education, Qualitificatons

  • 1997 Bombay Incorporated Law Society -Solicitor
  • 1993-1996 University of Bombay, Government Law College -LLB, Advocate (Stood First in the University)
  • 1988-1993 University of Bombay -H.R College of Commerce & Economics -B. Com With Accounts & Economics
  • 1988 St. Mary’s School (ISC)

Professional Memberships

  • Bombay Incorporated Law Society
  • Bombay Bar Association
  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
  • Society of Indian Law Firms

Other Achievements/ Positions

Rustam is an accredited Independent Director with the MCA and sits on the board of listed public companies and other private limited companies. Acts as Honorary Legal advisor to the Jai Vakeel Foundation since the year 2001. Speaker at various symposiums from time to time.

Desai Desai Carrimjee & Mulla


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