Ajay Raghavan is a partner in Trilegal's Bangalore office. He set up and leads the labour and employment law practice at Trilegal, one of few such specialised practices in the country.
Ajay has worked extensively on drafting and modifying both local and multinational employment manuals and has advised clients on issues such as structuring employee benefits as well as structuring and negotiating senior management contracts in different sectors. He has also been involved in drafting and reviewing confidentiality, non-solicit and non-compete agreements. Ajay has in the past assisted many domestic and international employers through reorganization, termination and closure of their businesses in India. He has also worked on trade union issues and has helped companies structure and negotiate collective bargaining and wage agreements.
Ajay has also advised on structuring voluntary retirement schemes and obtaining registrations under the various employee legislations in India. He frequently assists clients with disciplinary enquiries and harassment claims. Ajay routinely provides training to employees in companies on a number of different HR and legal issues. He also advises clients on immigration law related issues. Ajay has advised companies on key employment issues in number of M&A and corporate transactions including many large cross border M&A and investment deals. He advises a number of multinational companies including Accenture, Google, Cisco, Heinz, ANZ, British Telecom, Pfizer, Hershey’s, GE, British Gas and many others on a number of different matters.
Ajay is a frequent panellist and speaker at various domestic and international conferences on employment law including at the IBA, the IPBA and a number of other significant regional conferences and events. He has consistently been listed by Who’s Who Legal as one of the world's leading Management, Labour and Employment lawyers.
Trilegal is one of India's leading law firms with offices in four of India’s major cities - Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad. We represent clients on a large number of the most complex and high value transactions in India, leading to our key practices winning top industry awards and accolades.
We believe that the combination of our firm’s culture, depth of transactional experience, wide range of expertise and the quality and energy of our lawyers, allows us to offer a level of client service that is unique to the Indian legal market. Our lawyers are trained to take a commercial perspective of the issues our clients face with a solution-oriented approach and give high quality practical advice.
Our areas of expertise include corporate – mergers and acquisitions; strategic alliances and joint ventures; private equity and venture capital; projects, energy and infrastructure; banking and finance; restructuring; capital markets; telecoms, media and technology; dispute resolution; competition law; labour and employment; real estate; and taxation.
Our client roster comprises of many of the world's leading corporations, funds, banks and financial institutions. The quality of clients we regularly advise reflects our success in providing seamless, efficient and integrated service across a broad spectrum of practice areas.
Firm Practice Areas
Corporate Mergers and Acquisitions | Strategic Alliances and Joint Ventures | Private Equity and Venture Capital | Energy and Infrastructure | Banking and Finance | Restructuring | Capital Markets | Telecoms, Media and Technology | Dispute Resolution | Competition Law | Labour and Employment | Real Estate | Taxation