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Kochhar & Co.

Employment

1 ranked lawyersBand 2IndiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Substantial employment group with an India-wide spread of seven offices. Fields considerable expertise regarding employment litigation and is a noted pioneer in sexual harassment prevention. Regularly acts for multinational and domestic clients on large workforce restructuring and reduction matters as well as M&A-related due diligence, and notably active on behalf of clients from the healthcare and technology sectors. Advises on sensitive trade union questions and non-solicit restrictions as well as internal employee investigations.

Strengths

An interviewee says: "They have subject experts who understand the issue well and give appropriate consultation. They are available to see the problem through. They ensure that all aspects are reviewed in detail and do not suggest shortcut solutions. They also provide us with information on upcoming government policies and changes in employment laws."

Work highlights

Advised Western Digital on the employment aspects of the sale of its business IntelliFlash to DDN.

Notable practitioners

Vijay Ravi is "extremely knowledgeable and a subject matter expert," say clients. He regularly handles senior employee terminations, breaches of agreements and other contentious issues. One source notes that he "does a good job of explaining local complexities" to the client.

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India

Employment


Vijay Ravi
Band 4