Key Professionals

Lakshmi G K, Bengaluru

Lakshmi G K,, ACA

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2012 and pursuing LLB. She has experience in compliance, consultancy and litigation. Currently working in litigation wing of Hiregange. She has presented number of presentations on procedural aspects of GST organized by ICAI, FKCCI and Hiregange Academy. She is also active member of powerful study circles like 'Akshay Study Circle'.

B S V Murthy

B S V MurthyBachelor in Science, LLB

We are fortunate to have patronage and guidance of Mr. B S V Murthy having experience of 42 years in Indirect Tax laws. He has served at the following positions in various department of Government of India:

Member of Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal (CESTAT)March 2008 to July 2015
Commissioner of Central Excise and Service TaxMay 2006 to March 2008
Additional Director General (Directorate of revenue Intelligence, MOF)October 2004 to April 2006
Commissioner (Customs House)November 2002 to October 2004
Additional Commissioner (Customs House)June 2001 to October 2002
Additional Commissioner (Customs and Central Excise)August 1998 – May 2001
Joint Commissioner/Additional CommissionerNovember 1994 – July 1998
Under Secretary/Deputy Secretary (Department of Education)December 1987 – April 1991
Assistant/Deputy Commissioner (Customs and Central Excise)March 1981 – November 1987
CA Pradeep V

CA Pradeep, ACA

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2012. In the field of consulting since 2012, he has extensive experience in the field of audit and taxation. Presently part of the Chennai branch of the firm.

CA Rajesh Maddi

CA Rajesh MaddiACA, Grad. CMA, Grad. CS

Rajesh Maddi is an Associate Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and a Graduate of the Institute of Cost Accountants of India & Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He completed Indirect tax certification course conducted by ICAI. He is an outstanding performer throughout his academics and secured All India Ranks. Currently working as a Senior Manager at Hiregange & Associates, Visakhapatnam. He is an active contributor of articles to Excise Law Times (ELT), Service Tax Review (STR) and other leading websites relating to various indirect tax topics.

CA Akshay M Hiregange

CA Akshay M Hiregange ACA

Qualified as Chartered Accountant in 2016. Currently, he is an Audit Manager & assisting CA Mahadev R, partner of Hiregange and Associates in Audit wing.

Has experience of 3 years in Internal Audits, Compliance and Assistance matters. Another, 3 years and counting in Indirect Taxes, directing focus toward GST, including audit and consultancy matters. Have headed GST Impact assessments of various industries such as Automobile, Software, Logistics, Retail, Construction, Education, Job Work, Charitable Trusts, etc. 

Also a member of powerful study circle ‘Akshara’ at Hiregange & Associates. A regular contributor to replies and GST Articles on CA Club India, TaxGuru. Hobbies include playing various sports and traveling.
Venkatanarayana G.M

Venkatanarayana G.MLLB,

He has graduated in commerce field from Bangalore University and completed LLB from Karnataka State Law University. Currently, he is senior manager - Audit & assisting CA Mahadev R, partner of Hiregange and Associates in Audit wing of Bengaluru branch.

He has experience of 10+ years in the field of indirect taxes including compliance assistance under Central excise, Service tax and VAT in M/s Hiregange & Associates, Chartered Accountants.

He has headed GST reviews and compliance support for clients under various industries including pharma, logistics, retail trade, agriculture, aerospace, automobile, IT/ ITES, travel and hotel industries etc.

He has authored a booklet on “Reverse charge & Joint charge under Service tax” & " Job work implications under Central Excise" published by Hiregange Academy. He is also regular contributor of articles to newsletter published at Hiregange Academy and Excise law times published by Centax publications.

He is also an active member of powerful study circles like “Parivarthan” at Hiregange & Associates.


Somshekar Reddy G

Somshekar Reddy,

Post graduate, working in legal division by “PASSION” and also mentor to trainees. Having vast practical and legal knowledge in the fields of construction and real estate. Expertise drafting skills in the areas of departmental correspondence, reply to show cause notice and appeals at various stages. Specialized in representational work before Settlement Commission. Has written few article on construction and settlement commission. Also a part of MOCK Tribunal conducted at various places by ICAI. Assisted in authoring Book on practical guide to Service Tax – 1st edition.

Mannu Kashliwal

Mannu KashliwalB.Com(Hons), ACA

Qualified as a chartered accountant in 2016 and currently working at Gurgaon branch of the firm. His articleship has been in the area of Direct tax and Audit. He has been actively involved in GST implementation and consultancy work of many corporate entities. He has headed GST Impact assessments in various industries like Logistics, Construction & Real Estate, Manufacturing, Retail, Energy, etc,. Also, has a wide range of experience in UAE VAT and has successfully completed several projects of VAT Implementation in Dubai. Presently, active in GST review and audit work.

CA Manish Sachdeva

CA Manish SachdevaACA, B.Com

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2016, he is based out of the Gurgaon office of the  firm. Manish has work experience of over 5 years in Indirect Taxes and Foreign Trade practices. Has undertaken multiple successful GST implementation projects across automotive, heavy engineering and textile sectors. Manish has special proficiency in areas of merchandise classification, constitutionality doctrines, EXIM policies and external aids. His articles and research papers have been published in multiple leading weeklies.

Before joining Hiregange & Associates, Manish has worked with Deloitte Haskins, JBM Auto, and one leading British Tabloid (as columnist).

CA Lakshman Kumar Kadali

CA Lakshman Kumar KadaliACA, B.Com

Qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the year 2016. He has work experience of over 5 years in Indirect Taxes. Presently, working as Senior Executive in Litigation Division of Hyderabad Branch and appears before various tax authorities. He is sincere and dedicated towards work. Active contributor of case law updates and articles on various professional forums. He is active in mentoring Article students in preparation of their exams.

CA Spudarjunan S

CA Spudarjunan SACA, B.Com

He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2017 and currently working at Bengaluru Branch of Hiregange Associates assisting partner CA Mahadev R in audit wing.  His core competencies have been in the area of GST, FTP and customs. Further, he has work experience in implementing UAE VAT.  He has written a booklet on "Beneficial Schemes under FTP 2015-20" published by Hiregange Academy and assisted & contributed to the book“Hand book on GST Audit” published by KSCAA authored by CA Rajesh Kumar TR FCA (, LLB) & CA Ashish Chaudhary FCA (, CS) partners of Hiregange Associates. Also a member of powerful study circle ‘Akshara’ at Hiregange & Associates. A regular and active participant in online forum Tax Management India.


HarithaCA, B.Com

Qualified as Chartered Accountant in 2016. Currently is a Senior Executive in Audit wing of Hyderabad Branch. Has completed articleship in H&A itself and has exposure in all 3 wings of the firm i.e., Audit, Consultancy & litigation. Has good knowledge on industries like Manufacturing, Construction, Media, Hotel, Logistics, Infrastucture, Education etc. Contributed articles to CENTAX, TAXMANN etc. Completed CS (Executive) and appearing for Professional level.

Bhavesh Mittal

Bhavesh, FCA

He is a team leader in the Gurugram Branch of the firm and has provided advisory support to multiple clients in manufacturing, service and retail sector on GST implications upon them and also have conducted their indirect tax reviews and audits.

Bhavesh has also been involved in delivering GST seminars at various platforms of ICAI. He has successfuly done GST Certification Course conducted by ICAI.

Academically he cleared CA-Final (Both groups) in May 2018 (1st attempt) and had completed his article ship in the field in indirect taxation. He was also elected as a Vice Chairman of Central India Chartered Accountant Students Association (CICASA) during the course of his article ship. 


Vishal Jain

Vishal JainACA, B Com

Vishal Jain (, ACA), Chartered Accountant qualified in November 2018, having meritorious academic background is currently an associate of H & A and H& A National updates team.

Having experience in carrying out opinion, assurance and advisory services including review of business operations in  different sectors ( Real estate , manufacturing, hospitality, trading and service sector), he has been delivering seminars and corporate training sessions on GST and  contributing  by authoring various trending article series He has been actively creating awareness on GST through the YouTube channel – “GST in Shorts”

His core competency and area of expertise is indirect taxation including FTP, corporate taxation and audits and carries a blend of industry and professional experience.

He has held stage at varied level being a volunteer, participant and a winner at several national conventions and other competitions including National Talent Hunt organized by ICAI.