Overview

Rohit Jain is a Partner in the Tax practice of ELP focusing on indirect taxes, direct tax and transfer pricing and customs laws. He is a law graduate from the University of Mumbai and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. His areas of expertise prior to the introduction of GST covered customs, excise, service tax, central sales tax, state Value Added Tax (VAT) laws and Foreign Trade Policy (FTP).

Rohit has been with the firm since its inception and 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 financial services, manufacturing, telecommunication, oil and gas, petroleum and infrastructure projects in order to ensure smooth transitions from sales tax to the VAT regime.   He has also been involved in making representations to the Ministry of Finance and the Ministry of Commerce in relation to various tax policy matters on behalf of numerous industry associations.

Rohit has been ranked as an Elite Practitioner by Asialaw Profile 2020 and has been recognized for his expertise in Tax by Chambers Asia-Pacific, recommended by the Tax Director’s Handbook and has also featured in World Transfer Pricing guide. Rohit has also been recognized in the Benchmark Leading Lawyers Guide as the “Dispute Resolution Star for Tax” and has featured in International Tax Review’s Tax Controversy Leaders Guide & Indirect Tax Leaders GuideRohit has also been ranked as a Legal Individual for Tax in the Legal 500 rankings.

Prior to ELP, Rohit was part of the Tax team at RSM & Co.

Recognitions

Legal 500

Ranked as a Leading Individual in Tax

‘We have been working with Rohit Jain and his team for past couple of years and the relationship is of mutual respect. To me, they are all just a call away.‘

Chambers and Partners, 2020

§  "For indirect tax, he's brilliant."

§  "Rohit is good, well recognised,"

Benchmark Leading Lawyers Guide

Dispute Resolution Star for Tax Practice

RSG India Report

Clients noted Rohit’s “excellent technical skills” stating that he is “commercially very savvy and he takes time to understand [their] business.” Rohit has excellent ‘technical, commercial and practical skills’. With an ‘understanding’ in all aspects of his practice areas.

Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific

He is described knowledgeable qualified," and is complimented on his logical thinking and analytical capability. Peers endorse him as "excellent" and "very well regarded in the tax space."

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