After several years working on high end residential and commercial real estate transactions, Subir Desai has since developed a material and highly regarded expertise in property litigation and commercial litigation, often appearing in High Court actions in London. Subir's dispute resolution specialisms include world-wide injunctions, property litigation, multi jurisdiction disputes, contractual disputes and trust litigation. He also works with a number of high net worth individuals providing a wide range of commercial legal advice.

Subir's commercial approach has earned him a reputation for being able to quickly identify the key issues in any given transaction or commercial dispute. Although he now heads the litigation team he continues to work very closely with our property solicitors adding his experience and commercial approach to real estate transactions. His client base is varied and international, travelling to both the Far East and India where he assists clients on both property and property litigation matters. 

Subir has run a number of high profile cases in the High Court over the years adding experience and tactical awareness to each dispute. 


Subir's Testimonials

Subir brings excellent strategic and tactical thinking to Property and Business disputes.

Clive Moys


Radcliffe Chambers

I have dealt with Subir and his excellent teams at CDS many times, personally and professionally. Highly recommended for excellent communication, solution finding, fast acting and highly diligent legal services. 10/10.

Andrew Brennan


Harding Green

I’ve known and worked with Subir and Charles Douglas Solicitors for many years. He is a dedicated litigator and consummate professional.

Masood Rashid


Opes Financial Partners

I have worked with Subir on a number of occasions over the last seven years and have always been incredibly impressed with his attention to detail, proactive approach and clear communication throughout all transactions. I would, and do, recommend CDS and Subir to anyone looking for the very best in class.

Henry Browne

Head of Business Development

I have had the pleasure of working with Subir and his team for many years. We have worked together on many prime London residential transactions and the service is consistently at the highest level. Subir is personable, proactive and always available. Subir takes away the stress and comes highly recommended.

Jack Mogridge


Knight Frank