Senior Partner

Practice Areas

Real Estate


Dispute Resolution

Constitution Law

Private Client Practice


BAL, LLB University Law College (2001)


Karnataka State Bar Council (2001)

Rashmi Deshpande

Senior Partner, Bangalore

Rashmi is a Senior Partner in K Law’s Bengaluru office. She heads the real estate practice of the Firm advising clients on transactions across various locations in India Prior to joining K Law, Rashmi was working with Khaitan & Co LLP as partner in the Bangalore office, heading the real estate practice across South India. Rashmi joined Khaitan & Co LLP in 2013 and set up the real estate practice, growing from strength to strength every year.

Rashmi started her practice in 2001 with Mr. Ashok Haranahalli, Senior Counsel and former Advocate General of Karnataka. She has successfully handled cases in High Court of Karnataka and various courts and tribunals on varied subjects, primary among them related to property matters. She was also part of the team that drafted and finalized the Building Bye – Laws of BBMP in 2003. Rashmi also worked with Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co in the real estate and dispute resolution team.

Rashmi comes with vast experience in the field of real estate and dispute resolution and has advised clients on a wide variety of matters ranging from title due diligence, leasing, setting up of integrated-township, SEZ development, private equity investment in real estate, debt funding, estate planning, RERA, disputes and arbitration in real estate transaction.

Speaking Engagements

Bangalore Chambers of Commerce and Industry – Women Entrepreneurs and Empowerment Committee – 2017 and 2018 annual events in March – Invited as speaker on Women in Workplace, Gender Equality and Related issues

FICCI – RERA – May 2018, National Conference at Delhi – participated in panel discussion on challenges in implementation of RERA

FICCI – Bangalore – August 2018 at Bangalore – Panel discussion on the Benefits of RERA for Homebuyers, Challenges for Lenders

FIABCI-India – September 2017 at Bangalore – India as a Global Destination in Real Estate Investment – speaker on the topic of legal and regulatory challenges for investors

National Association of Realtors – National Conference at Hyderabad in February 2020 – Panel Discussion on the Role of Realtors in Real Estate Transaction and Legal Protection for Enforcement of Rights

Features and Publications

Regularly writing in Deccan Herald, The Hindu, Times of India, and MagicBricks on real estate related issues.