Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021 India
Tel: (+91 22) 6636 7000
Fax: (+91 22) 6636 7172
Current position: Managing partner, head of tax, litigation & dispute resolution, and technology, media & telecommunications (TMT) practices, and co-heads the international trade & customs practice (Rohan retired as managing partner of ELP on September 30 2016 to join the bar. He was replaced by Suhail Nathani)
Practice area/industry focus: Tax, litigation & dispute resolution, international trade & customs, technology, media & telecommunications
Career highlights: Rohan Shah is the managing partner and head of the tax practice at Economic Laws Practice. He received his law degree from the Government Law College of Bombay University and is a qualified solicitor and member of the Law Society of England & Wales.
Rohan is well known for his expertise in advisory, policy and contentious issues relating to indirect taxes in India from a domestic and international perspective. He is also actively engaged in various advisory and transactional issues in the areas of corporate and commercial transactions, media and international trade laws. As a litigator, Rohan has successfully represented a wide range of clients before the Supreme Court, the High Courts and various tribunals. He is the legal expert on the Central Board of Excise & Customs sub-committee constituted by the Ministry of Finance to look into all issues relating to the imposition of excise duty on jewellery.
Rohan has been recommended as a leading lawyer in India for his expertise in tax, TMT and international trade by Asia-Pacific Legal 500, Chambers Asia-Pacific, ITR (World Tax and World Transfer Pricing), Tax Directors Handbook and Who’s Who Legal. Rohan appeared in Asian Legal Business’ Hot 100, 2010, and in India Today, January 2000, as one of the ’50 Indians for the Next Millennium’.
Asialaw Market-Leading Lawyer 2016 in IT, Telco & Media and Taxation