Nikhil Bhatia

A rank holder at both the Intermediate and Final Chartered Accountancy examinations, he started his practice in 1983.

Prior to joining CNK & Associatesin April 2019, Mr. Bhatia has been with KPMG for 13+ years and with PwC for 10+ years before he retired. He therefore brings to the firm his extensive experience of serving domestic and multinational clients in the areas of Corporate Tax, Transfer Pricing, Business Restructuring, Expatriate Taxation, Company Law and Foreign Exchange Regulations as also Foreign Direct Investments. He has also been advising domestic and international Charitable/ Education Institutions.

While at KPMG he has worked for two years in the UK where he ran the India desk and was part of the Global Tax Solutions Group. He was also member of KPMG’s Strategy Council for the International Assignee Services Network.

While at PwC he was elected as member of PwC India Governance Board.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Bombay Chartered Accountants’ Society. He is a regular speaker on Direct Tax topics at seminars organised by them as also at Industry Associations.

He has co-authored a book for BCAS titled FEMA and Taxation for Non Residents.


CNK & Associates LLP  (formerly Contractor, Nayak & Kishnadwala) is a firm of Chartered Accountants, based in Mumbai, India's financial capital. With 22 experienced partners and more than 80 qualified Chartered Accountant employees.


3rd Floor, Mistry Bhavan,

Dinshaw Vachha Road, Churchgate, 

Mumbai 400 020. India

Phone: +91 22 66230600