Satish S



Satish S is an associate member of the ICAI and CWAI with experience in the industry and consulting spanning 33 Years in the field of indirect taxation. He has worked as head of indirect tax for L&T Group handling various issues  including global operations and commercial matters. He has worked in PwC as Senior Partner.

In his long stint in the industry & during his period as partner in PwC, he has advised on several issues including ERP Implementation, FTP, Regulatory matters from taxation and commercial perspective, Setting up/Amalgamation/Merger of business verticals, Representations before various government authorities and tax litigations before adjudicating/appellate authorities including Tribunal.

He is a prolific speaker in august forums and conferences conducted by industry/trade bodies like Aditya Birla Group, NACEN, GSTN to name a few. He is also a Director on the Board of a Technology Solutions Provider  called Spearhead, Bangalore.


D. Arvind



DAA attributes its existence to D. Arvind, Chartered Accountant, who founded D Arvind & Associates in the year 2010. He also is a founding partner in Rosefield-DAA International, a supply chain-consulting firm.

Having worked with Industries as well as Consulting Firms, his professional background places him in a unique position to identify and decipher solutions for complex issues which best suit the requirements of the laws and that of the clients.

Mr. D Arvind is a fellow member of :

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
  • The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)
  • Indian Council of Arbitration (ICA)
Work Profile : Consulting
  • PWC : Served as Senior Advisor to Indirect Tax Practice in the South
  • KPMG : Served as Partner & Head of Indirect tax practice in the South
  • Deloitte : Served as Executive Director in Mumbai
Work Profile : Industry
  • Castrol : Served as Corporate Head of taxes & Legal in Mumbai
  • DCW : Served as General Manager (Commercial)
  • ACC : Served as Manager (Plant Accounts & Excise)

Akshay Arvind

Executive Director
M : +91 80561 02618
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Akshay Arvind is a Chartered Accountant cum Company Secretary with more than Eight Years of  Indirect Tax Experience. Akshay is the in-charge of Mumbai practice of DAA from where we cater to our Clients in Pune, Nasik and the Northern Region.

He joined D Arvind & Associates as Article Assistant and was admitted in to Partnership in 2013 owing to his Confidence in Subject and Commitment & passion towards the practice.

He is now heading a team of 7 Qualified & Experienced Professionals and more than 40 Semi-qualified Professionals.He is also a director on the Board of M/s.Paterson Lubricants India Private Limited, an MNC based out of UK.

Associate Member

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
The institute of Company Secretaries of India

Bachelor of

Commerce – Bharathiyar University


Adithya Srinivasan

M : +91 98407 95565
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Adithya Srinivasan is a Chartered Accountant with more than Seven Years of  Indirect Taxes Experience.

Adithya is the in-charge of the Bangalore practice of DAA from where we cater to our Clients in Coimbatore and Visakhapatnam.

He joined D Arvind & Associates as Article Assistant and was admitted in to Partnership in 2015 owing to his hard work,Commitment and passion towards the practice.

He is now heading a team of young Qualified & Semi-qualified Professionals in Chennai & Bangalore.

Associate Member

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Bachelor of

Commerce – Bharathidasan University


Chander Pratap

Director Associate Company


Chander Pratap has 22 years of experience in the field of audit, Tax and Consultancy. He has served international client in setting up the IT system for the MIS reports. His core competency is in providing consultancy to the Business Advisory Solutions, covering various services including opening of subsidiaries and branch offices abroad, dealing with RBI and establishing various STP and EOU units. He has also specialized in corporate governance, due diligence and risk management.

Apart from holding Directorships in various Companies, he also held the office of an Independent Director of a Public Listed Company and also chaired the Audit Committee.


Vispi T. Patel

Managing Partner of
Associate Firm


Vispi T. Patel has an experience of over 34 years in Direct Tax, Transfer Pricing, International Tax, Global Structuring and other allied fields of professional work. He is a Fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He represents the clients before the revenue and appellate authorities, including the ITAT. He has been nominated as India’s leading Transfer Pricing Consultant by International Tax Review – World Tax and by Euromoney Legal Media Group.


Ramesh Ved

Managing Partner of
Associate Firm


Ramesh Ved is a senior and highly accomplished Finance Professional who worked as CFO of very large industrial conglomerates – blue chip MNCs and Indian groups, with rich experience in developing and monitoring business and financial strategies, planning and performance management, fund raising, treasury management, processes & controls, taxation, secretarial apart from exposure in other areas like HR, Supply Chain, Sales & Marketing and Legal. The varied experience has made him a versatile CFO.

Ramesh is a triplet (FCA, ACS, ACMA) with Indian as well International professional exposure. Having worked in diverse industries such as petroleum, steel, supply chain, chemicals, real estate to name a few, he understands the economic aspect of running a large business.

He has also assisted large promoters in managing their personal wealth and hence is a right fit for managing the wealth of individuals as well.

He has collaborated with DAA for rendering his services under one roof to the clients of DAA.


R Giridharan

 Partner of
Associate Firm


The Firm Sreevathson V Associates was CO-founded by Mr. R Giridharan a well- known figure in Professional, trade and industrial circles. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). Tax and Business Advisory practice is headed by R Giridharan. Leading domestic and multinational corporations have leveraged his expertise in conceptualizing capital structures, knowledge of regulatory framework, and advice on direct taxation (domestic and international).

Hands on experience in raising capital for the Project in terms of Debt from Banks & Financial Institutions by way of Construction finance, working capital finance, Lease rental Discounting, Loan against property and structuring private equity deals. He also specializes in Internal Audits, Due Diligence, Systems Analysis and Design and other areas of the organization’s Management Assurance.

He has collaborated with DAA for rendering comprehensive Tax Solutions under one Roof in Chennai.