OUR TEAM

We are well-diverse team of professional from various disciplines such as Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries, Cost & Management Accountants, B-School Graduates, Certified Financial Planner (CFPs), Certified Information Systems Auditors (CISA), International Taxation Experts and Wealth Advisors and IND AS and IFRS Accounting Experts.

Jayesh Sanghrajka

Jayesh is the Head – Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency Laws. He is a Senior Insolvency Professional with more than 36 years of experience in the field of Corporate Finance, Investment Banking, Corporate Restructuring, Private Equity, Revival plans, M&A Advisory. He Specializes in Real Estate Advisory from Deal Negotiations, Funding to Closure, and Execution. To date, he has closed deals worth more than USD 2 billion.

Jayesh has experience in handling matters related to Criminal Laws and Civil Laws, RDDBFI Act, SARFAESI Act, SICA, (High Court, DRT, DRAT, BIFR, AIIFR) Adjudicating Authority (NCLT, NCLAT and Supreme Court) under IBC, Enforcement Directorate, Appellate Adjudicating Authority under PML Act.

He is closely involved with the corporate compliance engagements of large Corporates, SMEs, private companies, High Net Worth Individuals (HNIs), and multinational corporations from diverse industries.

He has also successfully established many innovative services — supporting entrepreneurs in building sustainable businesses and providing strategic advisory for business transformation.

He has been a speaker at several seminars and training programs by the ICAI.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI Company Secretary from ICSI
• LLB from Mumbai University
• An Insolvency Professional with the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Board of India.

Audit & Business Advisory Services

Ashish Sheth

Ashish Sheth

Ashish Sheth is the Head – Audit and Assurance in the firm. He is a qualified Chartered Accountants with more 20 years of experience in the filed of Audit & Assurance and Accounting and Tax solutions. He specializes in handling audit of large corporates.

He has handled and advised clients in various industries including public sector units, listed companies and financial institutions involving Statutory Audits, Corporate Governance, Risk Assurance, Internal Audit, Forensic Audit, Financial Due Diligence, setting up of control systems and Regulatory advice. He has carried out IND AS conversion of many listed entities.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
  • Chartered Accountant from ICAI
  • LLB (Gen) from Mumbai University
  • Certificate course on IFRS of ICAI
  • Certificate Course of Audit of Co-Op Societies of ICAI
  • NSDL Depository Operation Module of NCFM
Hemant Agarwal

Hemant Agarwal

Hemant is the Lead – Audit and Assurance in the firm. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with experience of more than 15 years in the field of audit and assurance. He has expertise in designing business control systems and processes for corporate clients as well as SMEs.

He has handled and advised clients in various industries including public sector units, listed companies and financial institutions involving statutory audits, corporate governance, risk assurance, internal audit, Concurrent Audit, and regulatory advice. He is well versed with IND AS and Accounting Standards.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
  • Chartered Accountant from ICAI
  • Certificate Course on Concurrent Audit of Banks
  • Certificate Course on Cooperatives / NPO
Vishal Sanghrajka

Vishal Sanghrajka

Vishal has experience more than 17 years in Corporate Laws, Family Arrangements, Domestic and International taxation matters. He has vast experience in handling FEMA matters and key member of Insolvency Resolution team.

He has handled and advised many corporates and HNIs for taxation matters. He has positions himself as a virtual CFO in many organisations.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI
• DISA course of ICAI.
Rishikesh Nasikkar

Rishikesh Nasikkar

Rishikesh is the Lead – Audit and Assurance in the firm. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with experience of more than 7 years in the field of Statutory and Internal audit. He has expertise in designing control systems and processes for corporate clients as well as SMEs.

He has handled audits of companies from diverse industries such as Construction, Defence, Real Estate, Garment and Textiles, Entertainment, Manufacturing, Retail, Travel, Service. He has handled IND AS Transition assignments.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI
• Dip. IFRS (ACCA, UK)
Pritesh Bhagat

Pritesh Bhagat

Pritesh is the Lead – Audit and Assurance in the firm. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with experience of more than 7 years in the field of Statutory and Internal audit. He has expertise in designing control systems and processes for corporate clients as well as SMEs.

He has handled audits of Listed and Unlisted companies from diverse industries such as Construction, Real Estate, Defence, Real Estate, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Retail, Investment, Seafood, Service. He has handled IND AS Transition assignments and supported client in IPO process.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI
• LLB from Mumbai University
• Dip. IFRS (ACCA, UK)
Viraj Savla

Viraj Savla

Viraj is the Lead – Direct Tax in the firm. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with experience of more than 7 years in the field of Income Tax and related compliances. He has expertise in conducting Tax audit of corporate and non corporate clients.

He has advised and handled tax matters of many corporates, non corporates and HNIs. He has represented clients in various Income tax proceedings.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI
Jay Sanghrajka

Jay Sanghrajka

Jay is the Lead – Corporate Restructuring and Insolvency Laws in the firm. He is a qualified chartered accountant with experience of more than 7 years in the field of Statutory & Internal audit and Direct Tax Compliances.

He has advised and handled audit and tax matters of many corporates, non corporates and SMEs from the diverse filed of manufacturing, trading, and financial services sectors. He has contributed towards developing the insolvency and resolution practice for the firm.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI
• DISA course of ICAI
Kanchan Rajput

Kanchan Rajput

Kanchan is Lead – Audit & Assurance. She has more than 6 years of post-qualification experience in Audit and Assurance. She has experience in handling Statutory audit, Tax Audit, Due diligence, Internal Audit, Concurrent Audit, Forensic Audit, Direct tax compliance. She has good experience in dealing with Accounting Standards and Auditing Standards.

She has handled many PSU, Bank, Listed and unlisted entities, SMEs audits and tax matters. She has handled and advised on Payroll matters to many clients.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
  • Chartered Accountant from ICAI
  • Certificate course on Forensic Accounting and Fraud Detection of ICAI
  • NISM Certificate -Depository Operation
  • Company Secretary from ICSI

Coporate Finance & Transaction Advisory

Jagrit Bhalja

Jagrit Bhalja

Jagrit is the Lead – Corporate Finance in the firm. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with experience of more than 10 years in financial advisory services, with a major focus on investment banking. He specialises in giving finance solution to Real Estate companies.

He has worked with clients across Real Estate, Construction, Infrastructure, Media & Entertainment, Hospitality, Engineering to raise funds through structured loans and private placements. He has successfully handled finance proposals worth more than INR 2200 crores.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI
Aakash Parikh

Aakash Parikh

Aakash is the Lead – Corporate Finance in the firm. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant with experience of more than 7 years in the field of Corporate Finance and Debt Restructuring. He is key member of Insolvency Resolution team.

He has given multiple finance solutions to industries like Pharma, Real Estate, Garment & Textiles, HVAC. which best suites to the company’s need. He has supported clients in business acquisitions. He has contributed towards developing the insolvency and resolution practice for the firm.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
  • Chartered Accountant from ICAI
  • Masters in Business Finance from Mumbai University

Real Estate Advisory

Bhavik Mehta

Bhavik is the Lead – Real Estate in the firm. He has over a decade of experience in the field of Real Estate, Legal, Debt Syndication and Business Development. He has extensive knowledge in effecting Real Estate Transactions like Redevelopment, liaising with various Government officials, Property & Land Transactions, executing Land & Property agreements and Liaising with Developers for various Construction Contracts. He specializes in Hospitality sector & Research.

He has handled many real estate clients and provided solution in land acquisition and legal advisory. He had also successfully generated and converted leads, nurtured, and developed relationships with clients over the past decade.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management from Mumbai
  • Real Estate Marketing Diploma Certification

Manoj Panchal

Manoj is the Lead – Real Estate in the firm. He has experience of more than 20 years in the field of Accounts, Direct and Indirect Tax compliances, Real Estate, He has extensive knowledge in effecting Real Estate Transactions like Redevelopment, liaising with various Government officials, Property & Land Transactions, executing Land & Property agreements and Liaising with Developers for various Construction Contracts.

He has handled various SME clients and provided accounting and tax compliance services. He has represented before various Tax authorities. He is providing advisory solutions to various clients in Real Estate industry. He has handled large Land acquisition transactions and Consultation.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
  • Commerce Graduate from Mumbai University

Taxation Advisory

Samir Lakhani

Samir Lakhani

Samir is Head - Indirect Tax. He has experience of more than 25 years in the field of Indirect Tax. He has expertise in the field of GST, erstwhile and VAT/Sales Tax including planning and advisory on pan India basis. He has extensive knowledge of GST laws and Industrial Policies.

He has handled various indirect tax compliances for many clients in the diverse filed of Construction, Textile, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Trading and Service industry. He has handled tax assessments and litigations at various levels.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
  • Commerce Graduate from Mumbai University
  • Life member of Goods and Service Tax Practitioner Association of Maharashtra
Dhanesh Nandu

Dhanesh Nandu

Dhanesh is Lead - Indirect Tax. He has experience of more than 10 years in the field of Indirect Tax. He has expertise in the field of GST and erstwhile VAT/Sales Tax including planning and advisory on pan India basis. He has extensive knowledge of GST laws involving compliances, audit, refund, and assessments.

He has handled various indirect tax compliances for many clients in the diverse filed of Interior Decorators, Garment and Textiles, Construction, Real Estate, Manufacturing, Trading and Service industry. He has handled tax Assessments and litigations at various levels. He has delivered lecture on GST provisions and implementations at various seminars.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI
Milan Shah

Milan Shah

Milan is Head - Indirect tax in the Firm. He has over 14 years of experience in GST and erstwhile Service Tax, Excise and Customs. He has expertise in GST planning and advisory. He has extensive knowledge of GST laws involving compliances, audit, refund, and assessments.

He has successfully handled several Excise and Service Tax Audits (EA 2000), CERA, and Anti-Evasion matters. He is actively involved in handling GST matters like GST implementation, registrations, advisory, compliance, and refunds, GST audits and more. He has delivered lecture on GST provisions and implementations at various seminars.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI
• LLB from Mumbai University

Margav Shukla

Margav Shukla is Head – Direct Tax in the firm. He has an experience of over 10 years in the field of Direct Tax and handling Litigation, Corporate tax compliance, advisory services, International Taxation and Transfer Pricing matters.

He has handled complex Search and Seizure Matters under Income Tax, apart from Representation before Tax Authorities including that before Commissioner Appeals and Income Tax Appellate Tribunal. Margav also has vast experience in handling Compliances of a Charitable Trusts under Income Tax and Public Trust Act. He regularly contributes articles at various forums like Taxmann, Taxguru, Internal newsletters for the company etc.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Chartered Accountant from ICAI
• LLB from Mumbai University
• Diploma in International Taxation from ICAI

Corporate Law and Legal Services

Pranali Gada

Pranali is a Lead – Legal Matters in the firm. She has more than 8 years of experience in Corporate Compliances and legal matters. She focuses on assisting clients on legal matters in relation to Insolvency and Bankruptcy Laws ad Legal Drafting.

She has assisted in activities related to IPO matters and is currently contributing to the new area of Insolvency & Bankruptcy Law. She has represented clients in NCLT for IBC related matters.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• LLB from Mumbai University

Vidhi Haria

Vidhi is a Lead – Corporate Laws in the firm. She has more than 2 years of experience in Corporate Law, LLP and FEMA compliances.

She provides compliance services under the Companies Act, LLP Act and FEMA to many companies. She has handled many company incorporation including for foreign entities. She has delivered addresses on Amendments in Companies Act to Professional Colleagues.

Qualifications/Professional Memberships:-
• Company Secretary from ICSI
• LLB from Mumbai University

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