NAME MEMBERSHIP NUMBER YEAR OF ENROLMENT AREA OF EXPERIENCE
Pradyumna Shah 001738 1950 View
MR. PRADYUMNA N SHAH
[Senior Partner]
Mr. Pradyumna Shah
  1. Education : FCA
  2. Areas of Expertise : Business Advisory, Tax Practicing since year 1950 and is associated with the firm since October 2014
Professional Achievements & Experience:
  • Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
  • Partner of M/s. Manubhai & Shah LLP and Shah & Associates, Chartered Accountants of Mumbai
  • Served as President in 1984 & 1985 at SOUTH ASIAN FEDERATION OF ACCOUNTANTS (SAFA) which is a constituted body by Accounting Institutes in India, Nepal, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka etc. (South Asia)
  • ASSOCIATED WITH THE INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA as a Member of Central Council: 1973 to 1985,Vice President of the Institute in 1982-1983, President of the Institute in 1983-1984, Member/Chairman of various Committee’s 1973-1985, Joint Author of History of Accountancy Profession in India (Vol. II) published by ICAI.
  • Member at WESTERN INDIA REGIONAL COUNCIL OF THE INSTITUTE during 1958 to 1967, Vice Chairman for 1963 to 1964, Chairman for 1965-66
  • President of BOMBAY CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS’ SOCIETY for 1968-69, Member of various Committees, Joint Author of method of Accounting u/s. 145 of I.T. Act - Accounting Standards applicable to Non-Corporate Entities, Kar Vivad Samadhan Scheme – 1998, published by BCAS.
  • Trustee of Natvarlal Shah Centenary Foundation, Ahmedabad
  • FORMER COMMITTEES MEMBERSHIP at-
    • Takeover Panel appointed by SEBI, Mumbai
    • Screening Committee of IDBI Bank, Mumbai
    • Screening Committee of SASF of IDBI Bank (Mumbai)
  • Served as Directorship for mentioned firms
    • Allahabad Bank
    • Bank of Baroda
    • LIC Mutual Fund
    • Reliance Mutual Fund
    • Unit Trust of India
    • P.I. Industries Ltd., Udaipur
    • Garware Wall Ropes Ltd., Pune
    • Taparia Tools Ltd., Nasik
  • Present Directorship for below firms
    • Indocount Industries Ltd. Kolhapur
    • Pranav Aditya Spg. Mills Ltd. Kolhapur
    • Secure Meters Ltd. Kolhapur
    • Wolkem India Ltd. Udaipur
    • Garware Bestretch Ltd., Pune
    • Garware Healthcare Ltd., Pune
  • PARTICIPATION IN ALL INDIA AND REGIONAL CONFERENCES AND SEMINARS organised by-
    • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
    • Regional Councils of the Institute
    • Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society
    • All India Management Association
    • Forum of Free Enterprise
    • All India Federation of Tax Practitioners
    • Rajasthan Tax Consultants’ Association
    • Chamber of Income tax Consultants
    • Bombay Management Association
    • Indian Merchant’s Chamber
    • Institute of Internal Auditors and other Professional and Trade Organisations
  • Delivered LECTURERS, PAPERS & ARTICLES ON PROFESSIONAL SUBJECTS as mentioned-
    • Corporate Taxation
    • Personal Taxation
    • Estate Planning
    • Amendments in Tax Laws
    • Accounting Standards
    • Internal Audit
    • Education & Training
    • Professional Ethics
    • Case Studies
    • Wealth tax, Gift-Tax, Estate Duty, Service Tax and other similar subjects of Professional Interest.
    • Companies Act, 2013
Manubhai Patel 004705 1959 View
MR. MANUBHAI G. PATEL
[Senior Partner]
Mr. Pradyumna Shah
  1. Education : B.Com. LLB, FCA
  2. Areas of Expertise : Practicing since year 1959 in various areas with an expertise in
    • Direct tax litigation and advisory
    • Rendering advice on domestic as well as international taxation matters.
    • Management advisory services relating to prospective planning for the organizations and business houses
    • Arbitrator for dispute resolution and bilateral settlements
Professional Achievements & Experience:
  • Served as the President to Chartered Accountants Association, Ahmedabad in 1979.
  • Served as the President in the Income-tax Appellate Tribunal Bar Association from 1997-98 to 2000-01.
  • Served as the Vice President to All India Income tax Appellate Tribunal Coordination Committee of All India Federation of Tax Practitioners for the year 2001-2002.
  • Member of Central Council of The Institute of Chartered Accountants New Delhi from 1980 to 1988 for two terms. Worked on various Standing & Non Standing Committees of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India including as Chairman of Non-Standing Committees.
  • Member of Central Direct Tax Advisory Committee, New Delhi from 1986 to 1990.
  • Currently holding office of the Vice President in Blind Peoples Associations (BPA)
  • Executive Committee Member at G.S.F.C. Education society
  • Served as Director on the Board of the mentioned firms:
    • Apcotex Industries Limited
    • Gujarat State Financial Services Limited
    • Sunshield Chemicals Limited
    • Aeonian Investments Company Limited
    • M&Co. Advisors & Consultants Private Limited
    • Asian Paints Limited,
    • Banco Products (India) Limited.
  • Participated in XIIth World Congress of Accountants held in October, 1982 at Mexico as delegate on behalf of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
  • Kaushik Patel 030083 1976 View
    MR. KAUSHIK C PATEL
    [Head – Audit Division]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com,FCA
    2. Areas of Expertise : Practicing and associated with the firm since year 1976. Of specialization include Audit/Assurance, Company Law, FEMA, Business Advisory and Support Services. He has represented clients before Company Law Tribunal, NCLT, and FEMA Appellate Authorities.
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Chairman of Ahmedabad Branch of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the year 1989-90
    • President of Chartered Accountants Association, Ahmedabad for the year 1996-97
    • Speaker and Paper Writer on the various topics on Audit, Accounting Standards and Company Law in RRCs, Study Circle, Brain Trust, Lecture meetings of Chartered Accountants Association Ahmedabad and Branches of ICAITraining programme of AG Auditors, state PSU.
    • Was part of the team for review of the World Bank financed projects in the areas of Agriculture, Education, Health in the states of Maharashtra and Bihar
    • Was co-opted member of Auditing and Assurance Standard Board of ICAI
    • Council Member of Indo American Chamber of Commerce- Gujarat Branch
    Kshitij Patel 045740 1992 View
    MR. KSHITIJ M PATEL
    [Head - Knowledge Process Outsourcing Division]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com. LL.B., FCA., FCPA (Australia)
    2. Areas of Expertise :Practicing as Chartered Accountant since 1992. Expertise at Audit, Taxation, Consultancy in Foreign Exchange Laws, Systems Analyst, Consultancy in Information Technology and IT Enabled services and Management Consultancy.
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Partner of the firm Manu Bhai & Shah LLP since 1992 and managing partner since the year 2010.
    • Chairman of the Information Technology committee of the Ahmedabad Branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India for the year 1998-99 and member of the committee for the year 2002-03. Also a member on the various other committee of Ahmedabad Branch of ICAI from time to time.
    • Member of the Executive Committee of the Chartered Accountants Association for the year 1998-99, 2004-05, 2006-07 and 2008-09. Also member of various committees formed by the Chartered Accountants Association.
    • Member on the Board of Directors at Gujarat Electronic and Software Industries Association for the year 2010-11
    • Delivered talks on the subject of “Knowledge Process Outsourcing - Indian Perspective” at London - UK, New York and San Diego – USA, Ho Chi Minh City - Vietnam and Perth - Australia.
    • Lectures delivered on above topics at various other bodies like Confederation of Indian Industry, Chartered Accountants Association, Ahmedabad and Ahmedabad Branch of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India etc.
    • Awarded with "Akshay Trivedi Memorial Gold Medal" for the highest marks in auditing for the Chartered Accountant's Examination by the Chartered Accountants Association
    • Have carried out various accounting, auditing and other management consultancy assignments over the period of 23 years.
    • Vast experience in implementing knowledge and IT enabled outsourcing projects and related systems for clients in India and abroad
    • Advisor to various companies in USA, UK and Australia in respect of establishing their knowledge and IT enabled outsourcing operations in India
    • In charge of the International operations of the firm : KPO activities in the areas of accounting, management information systems and taxation for clients in USA, UK, Australia, Singapore, New Zealand, Hong Kong, Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Istanbul and Kenya since the year 2001.Advising international clients from Germany, France, Netherlands, Israel, USA, UK, Australia, France, Italy and Iceland for doing business in India and providing handholding services to such clients for setting up and structuring their business in India
    Girish Pandya 033621 1982 View
    MR. GIRISH R PANDYA
    [Tax Division]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com, FCA
    2. Areas of Expertise : Tax and Business Advisory
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Practicing since year 1981 & Associated with the firm since 1995
    Arti Shah 037394 1985 View
    MS. ARTI N SHAH
    [Tax, Business Advisory]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com, FCA
    2. Areas of Expertise : Income Tax Litigation,Transfer Pricing and Tax Planning Advisory
    • Practicing and associated with the firm for 29+ years as a Partner.
    Litigation
    • Appearing before Income Tax Appellate authorities for managing tax appeals of corporate as well as non-corporate Assesse.
    Taxation Advisory
    • International and Domestic Transfer Pricing Advisory
    • Tax Planning and Restructuring Advisory
    • International Certification in Taxation leveraging tax benefits under Indian Tax Laws and DTAA
    • Benchmarking of International transactions
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Hon Joint Secretary of Income Tax Tribunal Bar Association (2013 onwards)
    • Directorship Held: Alpine Management Consultants Pvt.Ltd.
    Jignesh Shah 100116 1995 View
    MR. JIGNESH D SHAH
    [Audit, Knowledge Process Outsourcing]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com, FCA, DISA (ICA), RV
    2. Areas of Expertise : Audit(Internal & Statutory),Financial Consultancy,Valuations
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Associated with the firm since year 1992.
    • Financial Consultant on various multilateral (World Bank / Asian Development Bank) funded projects.
    • Statutory Audit of Nationalized Banks.
    • Statutory Audits under Companies Act, 2013 for corporates engaged in Infrastructure Development, Microfinance, Information Technology and Engineering
    • Tax Audits u/s. 44-AB of Income-tax Act, 1961 for various assesses.
    • Audits of Non-Government Organizations and Charitable Trusts.
    • Advising on tax matters of corporate and non-corporate assesses.
    • Consultation / advice to various public and private sector entities on developing, formulation and implementation of accounting systems, procedures and records including advise in highly computerized environment.
    • Due-diligence, review and monitoring of projects requiring financial assistance from various national and international agencies.
    • Advising in the matters related to Investments / Insurance & Risk Management / Logistic management / Portfolio management etc.
    • Internal audit of companies engaged in Engineering / Manufacturing / Service Industries.
    • Valuation Assignments for Takeover / Merger etc.
    • Member of Executive Committee of Chartered Accountants Association for the year 2008-2009
    • Member of Internal Audit Committee of WIRC of ICAI for the year 2014-2015
    Dalpat Shah 105283 1998 View
    MR. DALPAT H SHAH
    [Tax, Business Advisory]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com (from R.A.Podar college of Commerce & Economics), FCA, I.C.W.A, Diploma in Commodity Trading (DICT) from Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai
    2. Areas of Expertise : Tax and Business Advisory
    • Practicing since year 1998 & Associated with the firm since 2014
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Litigation : Appearing before Income Tax Appellate Authorities
    • Tax Advisory: Domestic & International Taxation
    • Tax Planning & Structuring
    • Business Advisory: Structuring & Planning
    Hitesh Pomal 106137 1998 View
    MR. HITESH M POMAL
    [Audit, Knowledge Process Outsourcing]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com, FCA
    2. Areas of Expertise : Audit,Financial Consultancy,Human Resources Consultancy
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Practicing since year 1998 & Associated with the firm since 1998
    Krishnakant Solanki 110299 2001 View
    MR KRISHNAKANT B SOLANKI
    [Audit]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B. Com. FCA, Diploma in Information Systems Audit (DISA, ICAI)
    2. Areas of Expertise : Attestation, Risk Assurance, Advisory and Financial Consulting.
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Associated with the firm since year 2001 and practicing since year 2004.
    • Conducted Internal Audit based on risk assessment to various corporate.
    • Conducted Statutory Audit of Listed Entities, National Banks, Private Corporate Entities and various other organizations.
    • Provided Services to Clients for review and preparation of IFRS and IND AS Compliant Financials.
    Hardik Shah 110302 2001 View
    MR. HARDIK I SHAH
    [Knowledge Process Outsourcing Division]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com, FCA
    2. Areas of Expertise : Knowledge Process Outsourcing(International),System Analysis,IT Enabled Services
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Practicing since year 2001 and associated with the firm since year 2006.
    • Started with 1 CA\CPA firm of Australia and now division is providing services to more than 100 CA/CPA firms across Australia.
    Laxminaryan Yekkali 114753 2003 View
    MR. LAXMINARAYAN P YEKKALI
    [Audit, Business Advisory]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com, FCA, Grad CWA
    2. Areas of Expertise :
      • Audit, Tax, Accounts and Financial Consultancy
      • Practicing since year 2003 and is associated with the firm since October 2014
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Completed the Certificate Course on International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) conducted by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
    • Completed the Certificate Course on Maharashtra Co. op. Society Act conducted by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
    • Statutory Audits of Listed, Unlisted & Private Limited Companies under Companies Act, 1956.
    • Audits of Non-Government Organizations and Charitable Trusts.
    • Internal audit of various companies.
    • Consulting on various matters relating to Companies Act, Accounting Standards, Ind AS, Auditing Standards and the recent requirement for auditors of Indian companies to give an opinion on the Internal Financial Controls over Financial Reporting.
    • Tax Audits u/s. 44AB of Income-tax Act, 1961 for various assesses.
    • Advising on tax matters of corporate and non-corporate assesses.
    • Appearing before Income Tax Officers, Commissioners and other authorities for managing tax matters of corporate as well as non-corporate Assesses.
    • Appearing before Sales Tax Officers, Sales tax Commissioners and other Appellate authorities for managing various Indirect Tax matters.
    • Tax Planning of corporate as well as non-corporate Assesses.
    • Consulting on various matters relating to Indirect tax of Bombay Sales Tax, Maharashtra VAT, Service Tax and GST.
    • Valuations of Shares.
    Darshan Shah 131508 2009 View
    MR. DARSHAN J SHAH
    [Audit, Business Advisory]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education :
      • B.Com : from Narsee Monjee College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai – India
      • FCA : NCFM certification on Derivatives and Money Market module from National Stock Exchange (NSE)
    2. Areas of Expertise : Audit and Risk Assurance, Business Advisory
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Associated with the firm since October 2014
    • Achieved 35th Rank all over India in CA PE II exam
    • Honoured with K V Chandramouli Memorial Prize for Best paper in Mathematics in CA PE exam
    • Controls over Financial Reporting (COSO framework and guidance note issued by ICAI)
    • Expertise is mainly in audit & assurance services which would mainly cover Statutory Audits, Internal Audit/ Risk Assurance, Due Diligence, Consulting on various matters relating to Companies Act, Accounting Standards, Auditing Standards and the recent requirement for auditors of Indian companies to give an opinion on the Internal Financial
    • Also has experience of working in several other areas like tax audit, consulting on direct tax matters, service tax
    • Also been involved in business development, client relationship, team management, accounts management and strategy making decisions.
    Gaurav Parmar 121462 2005 View
    MR. GAURAV R PARMAR
    [Audit]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : FCA: Registered Valuer under the Class Securities or Financial Assets (SFA) - RVO/ICAI
    2. B.Com:
      • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA, ISACA, USA)
      • Diploma in Information Systems Audit (DISA, ICAI)
      • Certified in Forensic Audit and Fraud Detection (ICAI)
    Area of Expertise:
    Attestation, Risk Assurance, Business Process Review, Valuations, Due Diligence, Forensic & Fraud Detection, Advisory & Financial Consulting. Specialization includes Governance, Risk & Compliance (GRC), Valuations, Due Diligence & Financial Consulting.
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Practicing since year 2005 and associated with the firm since year 2001.
    • Achieved All India Rank 35 During Intermediate Exam Conducted by ICAI
    • Member of Committee of Digital Accounting and Assurance Board of Western Region of ICAI
    • Conducted Internal Audit based on risk assessment to various corporate and government entities.
    • Conducted Statutory Audit of Listed Entities, National Banks, Private Corporate Entities and various other organizations.
    • Provided Services to Clients for review and preparation of IFRS and IND AS Compliant Financials.
    • Provided advisory services and consultancy in terms of preparation of Standard Operating Procedures, review of existing procedures to improve the control system and identify risks applicable to the organization. Creating a risk governance structure best for the business and assisting organizations to monitor the process of risk governance.
    • Experience involving due diligence and business valuations of companies on behalf of various venture capital funds and investors.
    • Actively involved in Mentoring Start UP Companies through various Incubation and Innovation Centres.
    • Experience involving investigation and fraud detection audit for banks and corporate clients.
    • Experiences to work in SAP, ORACLE and Other ERPs.
    • Worked in the Financial Services department of CPA firm in NY. The profile involved - Auditing and accounting of hedge funds and investment partnerships & Training and acquaintance with the SOX compliance, current policies, procedures and practices of the company in audit and allied services offered to the clients in United States.
    Druman K Patel 180324 2017 View
    MR. DRUMAN K PATEL
    [Audit, Knowledge Process Outsourcing]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : ACA
    2. Areas of Expertise :Transaction Advisory and Deal Making, Business Advisory and Support Services and is involved with various Startups and SMEs raising funds through venture capital firms, High Networth Individuals and Private Equity across the country
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Practicing since year 2017 and Associated with the firm since 2013
    Sanjay R. Shah 32723 1980 View
    MR. SANJAY R. SHAH
    [Head - Tax Division]
    Mr. Pradyumna Shah
    1. Education : B.Com,FCA
    2. Areas of Expertise :Tax, Business Advisory & Support Services
    Professional Achievements & Experience:
    • Practicing since year 1980 & Associated with the firm since 2020
    • Worked with Deloitte Hankins And Sells, Ahmedabad as Director (Tax) on retainership basis for more than 14 years looking after Direct Tax Litigation Practice.
    • Served as the President to Chartered Accountants Association, Ahmedabad in 1999-2000.
    • Served as the President in the Income-tax Appellate Tribunal Bar Association, Ahmedabad from 2013 to 2015.
    • Served as the Vice Chairman of Ahmedabad Branch of WIRC of India.

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