Surajkumar Shetty has extensive experience in advising clients on various aspects relating to direct taxation such as M&A transactions, devising appropriate risk mitigation and litigation strategies, restructuring businesses and business transfers, drafting and negotiating agreements from an income-tax standpoint, funds taxation, etc.
He has tremendous exposure of working on various intricate issues pertaining to both, domestic and international taxation.
He has also represented domestic and foreign clients before the Indian tax authorities and assisted them in matters before the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.
He has advised clients from industries as diverse as infrastructure, funds, financial services, manufacturing and real estate.
In addition to his work, Suraj has authored articles that are published by International Tax Review, IBFD, etc. He has also co-authored chapters in books of academic importance that have been published by the Chamber of Tax Consultants, International Taxation Committee and IFA Tax Conference (2013 Compendium). He has also conducted sessions on taxation for tax professionals and law students.
He has been practicing law since 2010. Before joining JSA, he was with Khaitan & Co and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, two of India’s premier and oldest law firms.
Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa – 2010
- “Significant Economic Presence for taxing business income is operationalized by the Central Board of Direct Taxes” published by Wolters Kluwer
- Chapter titled “Tax and Regulatory Aspects of Investment Vehicles, AIFs and other Foreign Investors” published in the study material for 11th Residential Refresher Conference on International Taxation 2017 by the Chamber of Tax Consultants.
- BMS, Mumbai University
- LLB, Mumbai University – 2010