Kumar Visalaksh is a Partner in the Tax practice at ELP and is based in Delhi. An alumni of National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), University of Law, Hyderabad, Kumar has over a decade of experience in rendering tax advisory, transactional and litigation services to various multinational companies. He regularly advises clients on Goods and Service Tax, Customs Foreign Trade Policy and Export Control related matters.

Kumar has also assisted companies transition to new tax regimes, including the current GST regime in India. Kumar has represented several multinational companies before different judicial fora such as Supreme Court of India, jurisdictional High Courts, Tribunals across the country.

Kumar is a regular speaker at various conferences. Kumar writes regularly for leading newspapers/magazines such as The Economic Times, The Hindu, The Mint, Financial Express, Economic and Political Weekly, Indirect Taxation Review etc.


Legal 500
  • “Kumar Visalaksh is well regarded by clients for his litigation strategy. His ability to anticipate issues sets him apart from many other tax partners whose approach is largely reactionary rather than preventive. Kumar’s approach in running diagnostics to create a mechanism for the early detection of issues is a true value-add for clients. An approach which is preventive rather than curative is what clients love about Kumar”.
  • “Kumar Visalaksh and [Rohit Jain] have exceptional knowledge in the subject and are able to straddle their tax advisory and litigation roles with finesse.
  • Recommended for Tax

International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders Guide, 2020
  • Highly Regarded in the area of Tax Controversy

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