- Master of Laws, LLM
- Chartered Accountant, ICAI
- Company Secretary, ICSI
- Honours Graduate in Commerce
- Fellow Member of ICAI
- ASSOCHAM, Bangalore Chapter, India
- IFA, Bangalore Chapter, India
- Chamber of Tax Consultants, Bangalore Chapter, India
- Indo-American Chamber of Commerce (IACC), Bangalore Chapter, India
Areas of specialization
- Corporate International Taxation
- Merger & Acquisitions
- Regulatory and Emerging Laws
Sandeep currently leads the Corporate and M&A tax practices of the Firm in Bengaluru, India and the Emerging Laws practice of the Firm nationally. Sandeep has spent more than 14 years working with Big 4 Accounting Firms in their tax and regulatory practices.
He specializes in the areas of corporate international tax with expertise in strategic transaction advisory, cross-border tax structuring and controversy management. He also works closely with regulators and policy formulators, in providing inputs to aid in the development of new regulations and policies, and in assessing their efficacy. He has worked on a number of leading multi-national companies in Information Technology, Communication, Real Estate, Pharmaceuticals and e-commerce sectors and has been extensively involved in advisory, compliance support, planning opportunities and litigation support on tax and regulatory matters.
Sandeep has been an eminent speaker and panelist on tax and regulatory matters at various forums. He is a regular columnist and has written several articles on tax and regulatory matters in business dailies and magazines. He is an honorary member of the National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) and Builders and Real Estate Developers Association of India (BREDAI). He is also a mentor for the Government of India’s Start-up India programme and serves as a mentor of the Direct taxes Committee of Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association (KSCAA) and ASSOCHAM Karnataka council. Sandeep has recently authored a book on Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, titled Decoding RERA.