Nishant Shah is a Partner in the Tax practice of ELP, focusing on indirect taxes. He is a qualified lawyer and a Chartered Accountant. He has been continuously engaged in assisting clients/involuntary associations operating in varying field in relation to transition into GST since the initial contemplation of the introduction of GST. His areas of expertise prior to the introduction of GST covered excise, customs, service tax, central sales tax, state levies as well as regulations under the Foreign Trade Policy (FTP).
Nishant has worked extensively with various Industry Associations and assisted them in successfully representing before the Central Government or State Governments for grant of reliefs from concerns faced by these associations. He has tremendous experience and expertise on matters relating to Special Economic Zones/Export Incentives.
As part of a new initiative, Nishant has been working on developing expertise in relation to the anti-money laundering, anti-corruption and allied laws recently introduced in India, including its implications for various industries.
Nishant has been recommended for his expertise in Tax by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2016 and mentioned as a recognised practitioner byChambers & Partners 2018. He has also featured in International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders Guide & Indirect Tax Leaders Guide.
Prior to ELP, Nishant was part of the tax teams at KPMG and Deloitte.
Nishant Shah "understands the [clients] business needs" as well as their challenges.
Nishant Shah is commended for his 'outstanding knowledge' and 'focus' in all aspects of tax law. One client stated that Nishant is 'sharp'.