Shailesh has over 30 years’ experience in Consulting, Advisory and Litigation practice in
the field of Indirect Tax Laws that include Central Excise, Service Tax, Customs, State
VAT Laws, CST & GST.
Shailesh is also one of the Partners in a legal firm, namely, M/s. RVS LEGAL having its
base in Chennai, Bangalore and Mumbai. Mr. V. Raghuraman, Advocate, Bangalore and
Mr. K. Vaitheeswaran, Advocate, Chennai are two other Partners in the firm. This
boutique firm specialises in Indirect Taxation, Direct Tax, International Taxation,
Arbitration, Corporate Laws (including IBC), Drafting/Vetting of Commercial Contracts,
amongst other fields.
Representative Industry Experience:
Shailesh has dealt extensively in the areas of Central Excise, Service Tax, Customs,
GST and CST/VAT across the entire trade and industry spectrum consisting of
Manufacturing, Service Sector and Distributive Trade representing diverse sectors
Shailesh has been a regular faculty at various professional bodies as well as Trade and
Industry Forums on his chosen field. He has already delivered more than 90 lectures
since April, 2017 on various aspects of GST all over India.
Shailesh is a regular columnist in ‘Vyapar’- a Bi-weekly Business Newspaper of
Janmabhoomi Group – on Service Tax, Central Excise & GST and has also contributed
number of articles to various magazines as well as Taxation Websites like TIOL, etc.
Membership/Association with professional/trade/industry bodies:
Besides professional bodies like Chamber of Tax Consultants and AIFTP, Shailesh is also
associated with various trade/industry bodies including Indian Merchants’ Chamber (Indirect Tax
Committee), ITAMMA, IDMA, AIRIA, BSE Brokers’ Forum, Builders Association of India (BAI),
NAREDCO, Brihanmumbai Developers Association (BDA) & other bodies guiding them in the
field of Indirect Tax.