ESTABLISHED IN 2010
Total number of professionals: 20 (3 partners)
Principal office: New Delhi
Other office: Mumbai
Key practice areas
Arbitration & ADR; customs law; inbound investment; international trade & bilateral investment treaties; litigation; mergers & acquisitions; outbound investment; policy & regulatory; private client; taxation; transfer pricing; white-collar crime.
BMR Legal is a boutique law firm specialising in the areas of corporate international tax, transfer pricing, GST, customs & international trade law, with expertise in policy, advocacy, disputes, M&A and transaction advisory. The firm specialises in providing strategic insights on complex tax issues, including pre-litigation and litigation support and representation before various appellate forums. The firm advises and supports clients on alternate dispute resolution (including advance rulings and advance pricing agreements) and acts as an expert witness on tax treaty and transfer pricing law. In addition, BMR Legal provides services in the area of tax prosecution trials, bilateral investment treaty tax carve-outs, exchange of information, foreign direct investment and related exchange-control laws.
Founded in 2010 with offices in New Delhi and Mumbai, the firm has won the confidence of several Fortune 500 companies and Indian business groups. The firm possesses a niche in managing complex tax and transfer pricing disputes. Most of the firm’s professionals are dual-qualified with legal and tax expertise and a deep understanding of specified industries in areas of taxation. The firm works closely with government departments, independent think tanks and international research organisations in treaty law and tax policy.
The team’s knowledge across industries and public international law helps gather an in-depth understanding of business nuances in cross-border transaction situations. BMR Legal’s international tax policy knowledge, coupled with a profound understanding of the Indian policy landscape, brings unique perspectives on advisory, alternate dispute resolution and litigation matters.
The firm has successfully represented several Indian and multinational clients and has to its credit several high-profile tax disputes before tribunals, high courts and the Supreme Court on domestic tax, treaty and transfer pricing matters. Among reported judgments, it has to its credit several disputes on share issuance transactions, locational savings, marketing intangibles, the use of a foreign associated enterprise as a tested party, non-discrimination under tax treaties, etc., most of which are landmark judgments.
Recognised by India Business Law Journal as Deals of the Year
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