Mukesh is Managing Partner of BMR Legal, a leading law firm with competencies in the area of Tax and transaction laws. He is a specialist in corporate international tax and transfer pricing and has significant experience in advising Fortune 500 multinationals and large Indian business houses on a wide range of matters relating to FDI policy, business re-organizations, cross-border tax structuring, tax controversy across a range of sectors.
Mukesh has several authorships to his credit – including works published by Lexis Nexis Butterworths and a treatise on Transfer Pricing Dispute Resolution for the Cambridge University Press. His other authorships include the Wolters Kluwer CCH online guide to Transfer Pricing in Asia and titles on Business Restructurings and Customs Valuation, co-authored for the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD). Mukesh participated in the Kelkar task force (2002) tax reforms and was a member of the Indian Ministry of Finance (MoF) committee (2000) on e-commerce taxation.
Mukesh served as member of expert task force on International Tax and Transfer Pricing set by in the MoF in July 2012. He is a member of Tax bureau of OECD – BIAC, Permanent Scientific Committee of IFA (2012 – 2016) and Vice Chairman of Taxation Commission of ICC (2011 onwards).
He was a member of Focus Group on Administrative practices on tax disputes under the Tax Administration Reform Commission (TARC) set up in August 2013 by the MoF. He is a founder member (2015) of ITRAF, a think tank to undertake research and analysis in international taxation.
Mukesh has been consistently featured among leading tax policy and dispute advisors in independent surveys; most notably Euromoney's International Tax Review, Legal Review expert guides (2002 to 2016), Asia Law Leading Lawyers, Chambers & Partners and Who's Who Legal of Corporate Tax Lawyers. Mukesh has been consistently ranked amongst leading Tax Controversy Leader in India by International Tax Review.
Mukesh is a Commerce graduate from the University of Mumbai and also holds a Bachelor's degree in Law. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 and enrolled as an Advocate in 2010. He is a member of Bar Council of Delhi and practices in various Tribunals, High Courts and The Supreme Court of India.