Veena Gopalakrishnan

Partner

It has been wonderful to see workplace dynamics evolve, nuanced workforce structures emerge and most importantly, the focus on respect and equity along with productivity. I am passionate about about acknowledging and appreciating diversity and working towards inclusion in all facets of life.

Clients praise Veena Gopalakrishnan’s “exceptional understanding of law, quality of written work and practical advice” as well as her ability to “build relationships.” Another source notes: “She is knowledgeable in the matters I consult her on and delivers on time.”

Chambers & Partners Asia–Pacific (2021)

With over 13 years of experience, Veena Gopalakrishnan specialises in employment law. She regularly advises clients on complex issues pertaining to workforce structuring, contentious senior managerial exits, reductions in force, closures, employee transfers, integrations pursuant to corporate transactions and cross–border employee benefits. A significant portion of her practice is focused on assisting employers mitigate the risks of litigation and ensuring compliance with Indian laws.

WORK HIGHLIGHTS

RECENT RECOGNITION

2021

2020

2019

Asian Legal Business

Recognised as one of ‘India’s Rising Stars’

Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific

‘Up and Coming’ Employment Lawyer

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Recommended for Labour & Employment

Lexology

Exclusive winner of the Client Choice Award for Employment and Benefits for India, presented by the International Law Office, in partnership with Lexology

Lexology

Exclusive winner of the Client Choice Award for Employment and Benefits for India, presented by the International Law Office, in partnership with Lexology

RECENT RECOGNITION

Asian Legal Business

Recognised as one of ‘India’s Rising Stars’

Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific

‘Up and Coming’ Employment Lawyer

Legal 500 Asia Pacific

Recommended for Labour & Employment

Lexology

Exclusive winner of the Client Choice Award for Employment and Benefits for India, presented by the International Law Office, in partnership with Lexology

Lexology

Exclusive winner of the Client Choice Award for Employment and Benefits for India, presented by the International Law Office, in partnership with Lexology