Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan AttorneysAn ISO 9001 / 27001 certified law firm

G. Gokul Kishore

Joint Partner, New Delhi
Gokul Kishore

Dr. Gokul Kishore is a Team Leader in GST Practice Vertical in New Delhi office of Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan. He provides advisory services on GST implementation for various sectors like electronics, auto components, iron & steel, cement, capital goods, FMCG, footwear, dairy products and service providers in sectors like education and online information providers. He assists industry in better understanding of evolving GST Law in India and designing systems and processes to ensure optimal compliance while being tax efficient.
Before moving to GST Practice, Gokul Kishore was part of Central Excise Litigation Team. This Team is engaged in drafting of appeals, replies to show cause notices, applications and petitions to be filed in various quasi-judicial and judicial fora / authorities like CESTAT, Settlement Commission, Advance Rulings Authority, Commissioner (Appeals) and adjudicating authorities. This Group represents clients before courts, quasi-judicial bodies and adjudicating authorities under Central Excise and Service Tax laws.
Gokul Kishore was also part of Tax Compliance Review (TCR) Group and has conducted on-site review of various industries and provided reports on opportunities and risks. Gokul Kishore has more than 20 years of experience in working with Customs, Central Excise and Service Tax laws. He was part of the Central Excise Department for twelve years. He has also edited books and journals on indirect taxes for five years and published more than 80 articles on tax policy, tax jurisprudence, indirect tax proposals in Union Budget and various other topics.
Gokul Kishore has implemented knowledge management and capacity building projects in Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan and has led teams in organizing seminars, workshops and conferences.


  • M.A. (Public Administration)
  • M.A. (Sociology)
  • LL.B.
  • Ph.D. in Central Excise Law

Practice Areas:

  • Goods & Services Tax (GST)
  • Central Excise
  • Service Tax
  • Customs
Tel: +91 (011) 41299881/41299800
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