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Kiran Desai

Director, India General Counsel

Kiran has over 18 years of experience in Media and Entertainment Law. Having previously been a counsel in the Bombay High Court in the chambers of Shyam Divan, he also has extensive litigation experience. Kiran completed his LL.B from the Government Law College, Mumbai and his LL.M from the Georgetown University Law Center, Washington D.C., and has also been admitted as a Solicitor in England and Wales.

Prior to joining Netflix, Kiran was the Managing Partner at Desai & Partners, a media and entertainment law firm, based in Mumbai, where he advised clients in the media, entertainment & sports industry including celebrities, sports personalities, production houses, entertainment & media companies. He has advised clients on film and television-related transactions including financing, production, distribution (via traditional as well as new media) of films, episodic, television, and digital content.

Kiran is presently the General Counsel, Legal of Netflix India and has been with Netflix for 3.5 years.