Partner - Tax
Direct Taxes | Transfer Pricing | Restructurings and Exits
Himanshu Sinha is a Partner in the Delhi office of Trilegal and leads the firm’s Tax practice. He has over 20 years of experience representing diverse clients on a swathe of tax issues. His specialisation is in direct taxes – both advisory and controversial aspects. He advises clients across industries such as trading, manufacturing, financial services, education, telecom and media, oil and gas, aerospace and defence and technology services on Indian tax aspects of international M&A deals, inbound and outbound investments, restructurings and exits.
During his early 14-year stint with the Indian Revenue Service, Himanshu contributed significantly to the evolution of the country’s transfer pricing laws and procedures. He has extensive experience in managing complex tax controversies, especially in transfer pricing and international tax. He regularly represents MNC clients before courts, tribunals and authorities in high-stake litigation and negotiations.
Many of the cases argued by Himanshu appear in law reports. He is actively engaged in negotiating Advance Pricing Agreements with the Government on behalf of global companies. He advises clients on audit and litigation strategies and regularly defends directors and company officials in tax investigations and prosecutions.
University of Delhi
Harvard Law School
London School of Economics
Advocate with Bar Council of India
Solicitor with Solicitors Regulation Authority, UK (non-practising status)
Country reporter for India for the IFA Boston Congress 2012
IFA Mumbai Congress 2014