Stella is an Associate Partner at ELP and has received her B.A. LLB (Hons) degree from the National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (“NALSAR”), Hyderabad. She has been a part of the indirect tax team of ELP for over eight years.
Her area of expertise has been service tax, customs and foreign trade policy, value added tax (“VAT”) and Excise as well as certain aspects of Income tax. She has been actively engaged in providing advisory and litigation services to various clients in respect of Indirect tax laws. She has also been representing clients in the proceedings before various judicial and quasi-judicial forums as well as in the assessment proceedings under Service tax and State VAT laws. She has also been actively engaged in undertaking review exercises relating to various Indirect tax laws for multinational corporations. She has also been involved in preparing representations to the Ministry of Finance in relation to various tax policy matters for companies and industry associations.
She serves several clients in the shipping and logistics industry. She is also presently assisting many of these clients in GST related assignments.