Daksha Baxi

India

Khaitan & Co
One Indiabulls Centre
841 Senapati Bapat Marg
Mumbai 400 013, India

Tel: +91 22 6636 5000
Fax: +91 22 6636 5050

Email: [email protected]
Web: www.khaitanco.com

After several stints with leading international tax advisers, Daksha joined Khaitan & Co in 2007 to build the Direct and International Tax practice in the Firm. Her experience spans India, Switzerland, Jersey, the US and the UK where she spent time advising on cross-border taxation for multi-jurisdictional organisations and individuals with residence in more than one state.

Daksha has been named as a leading tax lawyer by Citiwealth Leaders List, Who’s Who Legal 500 for Private Client Practice, and identified as a leading female tax practitioner in India by International Tax Review’s ‘Women in Tax Leaders’ Guide. She has been voted as “one of the most highly acclaimed tax professionals in India” for several years in a row by Asia Pacific Leading Lawyers of the Jersey-based Euromoney PLC. Chambers & Partners have recommended Daksha as the tax expert in India. Euromoney’s Tax Advisers Guide has nominated her as one of the leading tax advisor by and she has also been identified as a leading tax advisor by Asialaw Profiles (a guide to Asia-Pacific’s leading law firms). She is also a member of Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners.

The Firm has a very well-regarded Estate Planning, Trusts &Private Client practice, which comprises professionals with the necessary expertise and experience pertaining to trusts, taxation, wills and other testamentary instruments, relevant regulatory frameworks, corporate and securities laws and dispute resolution.

The team is spread across our various offices and also draws from the Firm’s expertise in other areas of practice, including real estate, intellectual property, and litigation, depending on the client’s requirements. Our Estate Planning, Trusts &Private Client practice provides discreet advice to a range of national and international clients, including promoters of major corporates, global Indian families,high net-worth individuals,trustees, family offices and banks and financial institutions with respect to their private client needs,. We advise clients on drafting family constitutions, restructuring family businesses, creation of trusts and wills, migration of residency and change of citizenship.

Having acted as an advisor for over 100 years, we understand the intrinsic importance that family values provide in building a dynastic institution. Our team members are internationally recognised and are regular speakers at both international and domestic fora on estate planning, succession and asset protection issues. The members of our Estate Planning, Trusts &Private Client practice are recognised as leading lawyers in their practice areas by renowned publications such as the Citiwealth Leaders List, Chambers & Partners, Who’s Who Legal and the Legal 500.

Founded in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of the oldest and largest Indian law firms. Combining a rich heritage of over a hundred years with a modern and cutting-edge practice, the Firm offers full service legal solutions to our domestic and international clients. The Firm’s endeavour has been to be proactive and exceed client expectations. We take pride in our approach to work that focuses on understanding clients’ business and anticipating their legal needs (present and future) and provide pragmatic and commercial solutions.

The Firm has increasingly invested in the state-of-the-art infrastructure facilities across all its offices. We constantly strive to evolve and adopt international best practices to serve our clients better. The emphasis is to ensure our clients have access to a consistently high quality of service across all its locations and practice areas.

Khaitan & Co’s clients include business and financial enterprises, banks, financial institutions, private equity funds, government bodies, educational and charitable trusts, cultural institutions, high net worth individuals, and estates and trusts from India and overseas.

“Daksha Baxi focuses on corporate tax structuring and transactions and is noted for her direct tax expertise. She assisted Dhunseri Petrochem in relation to the tax elements of its joint venture with Indorama Ventures. She is praised for her depth of knowledge, with one client noting that she is “quite updated with all the domestic and international tax changes and laws.”
Chambers & Partners, 2017