Former Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers Hiten Kotak has joined Khaitan & Co and will be working out of the firm's Mumbai office. .Kotak was leading the M&A Tax practice at PwC. He has been advising clients for over 3 decades on M&A structuring and cross border transactions involving Reorganisation, Divestment, Minority buyouts and Joint ventures arising from both domestic and cross border corporate restructuring transactions.Kotak also advises some credible business groups on their wealth & succession planning strategies.Before his time at PwC, Kotak was with KPMG India as the Co-Head of the Tax Department at the firm for 5 years..On Hiten Kotak joining the firm, Amar Sinhji - Executive Director, Khaitan & Co said, “We are very pleased to welcome Hiten Kotak to our Firm as Executive Director - Direct Tax Practice. Hiten brings with him more than three decades of industry leading experience in the Mergers & Acquisitions Tax and Regulatory practices. His role will also cover advisory on wealth, estate & succession planning strategies. Hiten’s joining us will give a tremendous fillip to our M&A Tax & Regulatory and Private Client practices. We are truly delighted to have him on board!"