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Lokesh Shah



Lokesh leads the tax practice of the Firm and has over 17 years of experience in Mergers & Acquisitions Tax, International Tax, Corporate Tax and Transfer Pricing. He possesses significant expertise across various facets of tax law and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Lokesh has been instrumental in advising several multinational enterprises in Mergers & Acquisitions transactions involving acquisitions, joint ventures, slump sale, restructuring, divestments; structuring their business operations in India, advising on tax favourable jurisdictions, advising on tax optimization strategies, and assistance in tax litigation matters.

His experience also includes advising multinational enterprises in interpretation and application of tax treaty provisions on a variety of complex transactions, structuring inbound & outbound investments, structuring onshore & offshore Private Equity fund vehicles, and in advising high net-worth individuals on Trust and Estate planning. He has also been a partner in the Tax team at L&L Partners Law Offices and was associated with L&L Partners Law Offices for 9 years.


Mergers & Acquisitions, International Tax, Corporate Tax and Transfer Pricing.


He has been noted as “Recognised Parctioner-Tax” in India by Chambers and partners Global Ranking 2019 and Asia-Pacific rankings 2021. He has also been “recognized” by Legal 500 Asia-Pacific rankings 2019 for Tax.