Jignesh Ghelani is a Partner at ELP focusing on indirect taxes and the newly introduced Goods & Services Tax (“GST”). He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (“ICAI”). His areas of expertise include customs, excise, service tax, central sales tax (“CST”), state Value Added Tax (“VAT”) laws, Foreign Trade Policy (“FTP”), Special Economic Zone and Export Control related matters.
Jignesh has over a decade of experience in handling matters related to tax, in both advisory and litigation matters. He has advised various Fortune 500 Companies and Indian Conglomerates in sectors like manufacturing, oil and gas, petroleum, energy, construction and infrastructure and telecommunication. His areas of specialization include tax optimization strategies, structuring contracts, tax reviews / due diligence and representing clients before the tax authorities.
He has also been a regular speaker at various tax conferences and has authored associated papers / articles on issues of Indirect taxation
Prior to joining ELP, Jignesh was part of the Tax team at EY & PwC.