Mukesh is founder of BMR Legal. With specialization in domestic corporate international tax and transfer pricing, he has significant experience in advising Fortune 500 multinationals and large Indian business houses on a wide range of matters relating to FDI policy, business re-organizations, cross-border tax structuring, tax controversy and regulatory policy across a range of sectors.
Mukesh participated in the Kelkar task force (2002) tax reforms and was a member of the Indian Ministry of Finance (MoF) committee on e-commerce taxation. He represented International Chamber of Commerce, Paris (ICC) on the MoF Standing Committee on TDS and Foreign Tax Credit.
Mukesh has served as member of expert task force on International Tax and Transfer Pricing set by in the MoF in July 2012. He was member of Tax bureau of OECD - BIAC, Permanent Scientific Committee of International Fiscal Association (IFA) (2012 – 2016) and is presently Vice Chairman of Taxation Commission of ICC Paris and non-resident Senior Associate at Institute of International Strategic Studies, Washington DC Wadhwani Chair in US- India policy.
He was member of Focus Group(s) on Administrative practices on tax disputes under the Tax Administration Reform Commission (TARC) set up in August 2013 by the MoF. He is a founder member (2015) of ITRAF, a think tank to carry out research and analysis in international taxation to ensure superior tax policy and effective tax administration in India and is presently Chairman of IFA India branch.
Mukesh is a Commerce graduate from the University of Mumbai, holds a Bachelor's degree in Law and practices as an Advocate. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1985 and enrolled as an Advocate in 2010. He is a member of Bar Council of Delhi and practices in various Tribunals, High Courts and The Supreme Court of India.