Devnath is a Partner with ELP’s Litigation, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution practice in New Delhi.
With over 22 years of experience, Devnath is an Advocate-on-Record (AOR) of the Supreme Court of India. He has a wealth of experience in handling matters before the Supreme Court of India, across diverse areas of practice. Devnath has the distinction of being one of the few Indian AOR’s to have independently appeared in over 450 matters before the Supreme Court.
He has argued matters in nearly all the High Courts of the country and is a regular arguing counsel before the Delhi High Court. In addition, Devnath travels extensively and is regarded as a leading arguing counsel before various High Courts, such as Allahabad, Rajasthan, Punjab & Haryana, Kolkata, Orissa, M.P., J&K, Guwahati, etc. During the early part of his career, he did extensive matters before the CESTAT and continues to appear in the CESTAT till date apart from various other Tribunals.
Devnath has handled important matters on myriad issues having far reaching impact across industry spectrum. He is a go-to counsel of various corporate clients in matters of Excise, CST/VAT, Customs, Service tax, FTP, Income tax, Corporate-criminal disputes, etc.
Prior to ELP, Devnath was with Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan.