Rajesh's area of specialization includes Banking and Finance, Commercial Laws, Real Estate and Private Client Practice. He is an advisor to a number of leading foreign and Indian Banks, Financial Institutions, Corporate and Industrial Houses and Real Estate players. He has been a pioneer in India in Succession & Estate Planning.
He was retained by the Banking Industry on implementation on the (SARFAESI) Act, 2002.
He has advised NeSL with setting up of First Utilities Services under the Indian Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.
He was a special invitee by the Indian Banks Association and the Reserve Bank of India in connection with the amendment of The Banking Regulation Act, 1949.
He authored and revised several books on banking laws and practices including ML Tannan’s and S.N. Gupta’s.
He contributed legal research papers that have been published by leading dailies, law journals and reputed publications in India and abroad.
Has been a speaker at various forums in India and abroad on matters of legal significance.
Rajesh is an independent director on the board of HDFC Credila. He is a member, Investment Council of HDFC Capital Advisors Limited. He is also a part of the advisory boards of leading companies, AIFs and NGOs.
Rajesh is recognized amongst the “Top Managing Partners” in the Legal Powerlist 2020 announced by Forbes India on 31st March, 2021. He is also recognized as a “Legal Icon” amongst the ‘2020 A-List Lawyers and Legal Icons!’ by India Business Law Journal.
Founder Partner of N. A. Shah Associates LLP
Ashok Shah is the founder partner of N. A. Shah Associates LLP. He has a strong legal and tax background with over 40 years of experience. He heads the firm’s Tax Advisory and Compliance practice.
Ashok has worked across various facets of the family run enterprises and his areas of expertise include:
Estate and Trust Planning
Corporate Tax Advisory
Transaction Structuring – Domestic and Cross Border
International Taxation and Transfer Pricing
Litigation Support Services
Mr. Shah Heads the firms Tax Advisory and Compliance Practice.
He has advised a significant number of Promoters of large business houses, wealthy business families and individuals, both in India as well as US on estate and trust planning.
Ashok has addressed various forums on estate planning including at the ET Family Business Roundtable.
He is associated with various not-for- profit organizations like Muktangan.