Mukesh is the managing partner of BMR Legal. Specialising in corporate international tax and transfer pricing, he has significant experience in advising Fortune 500 multinationals and large Indian business houses on a wide range of matters relating to FDI policy, business reorganisations, cross-border tax structuring, tax controversy and regulatory policy across a range of sectors.
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. He is presently representing International Chamber of Commerce, Paris (ICC) on the MoF Standing Committee on TDS and Foreign Tax Credit.
Mukesh has served as a member of the expert task force on International Tax and Transfer Pricing set by the MoF in July 2012. He was a member of the tax bureau of OECD-BIAC, Permanent Scientific Committee of IFA (2012–2016) and is vice chairman of the Taxation Commission of the ICC (as of 2011).
He is presently a member of a 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 also a founder member (2015) of ITRAF, a think tank carrying out research and analysis on international taxation to ensure superior tax policy and effective tax administration in India.
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 practises in various tribunals, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.