“My go-to firm for tax work in India” is how one international source describes Vaish Associates, which has long held itself out as a specialist in this area. Respondents to our survey also hailed the firm’s corporate work as well as its strong network of associations throughout the country.
Ajay Vohra is the firm’s managing partner and the head in the sector. During this time he has become one of India’s leading national and international tax and transfer-pricing specialists, regularly arguing matters before tax tribunals, High Courts and Supreme Courts, a number of which have set lasting precedents in the country. Bomi Daruwala heads the Mumbai office and is known for his work in M&A, corporate finance, inbound and outbound investment, joint ventures and collaboration transactions, as well as his project, real estate, private equity and capital markets expertise. Vinay Vaish heads the corporate litigation and advisory practice in the capital and is a veteran advocate before the Delhi High Court, the debt recovery tribunal, BIFR and AAIFR.
Past corporate and financial services clients include Fortis Healthcare, Amtek India and Shriram Automall Land Holdings. The tax practice counts GlaxoSmithKline, Fujitsu, LG, Coca-Cola, Honda and Telenor among its recent clients.