Arvind P. Datar was designated as a Senior Advocate, Madras High Court, on July 18, 2000. He set up an independent practice on March 1, 1984, before the Madras High Court, mainly on the original side, appellate side, and writs, appearing in matters related to income tax and central excise, customs, OSA, etc. Subsequently, he appeared before the Supreme Court of India in matters related to constitutional law, corporate, SEBI and tax laws. He has appeared before the High Courts of Karnataka, Bombay, Delhi, Kerala, Calcutta, Allahabad, Gujarat, Patna, and Andhra Pradesh. He has also appeared before the Company Law Board, SEBI Appellate Tribunal, Customs Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, and Income Tax Appellate Tribunal in Chennai, Hyderabad, Bangalore, and Mumbai (Bombay). Currently, Mr. Datar is a Trustee, Palkhivala Foundation; Director, Nani Palkhivala Arbitration Center; Chairman, Maharashtra Building Trust; and Vice-President, Bar Association of India. Mr. Datar has also served as Joint Secretary, Tamil Nadu Mediation and Conciliation Centre.