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Anshul Prakash

Anshul Prakash

, Mumbai

Partner | Employment, Labour & Benefits, White Collar Crime, Corporate and Commercial


  • B.A., LL.B.(Hons.), National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS), Kolkata (2005)

Anshul Prakash is a Partner with the Corporate and Commercial Practice Group in the Mumbai office. He specialises in Employment and Labour laws and heads the Firm’s Employment, Labour and Benefits (ELB) Practice.

Anshul has advised various prominent domestic and international clients on issues related to employment in respect of labour laws compliance, labour audits, transfer and relocation of employees pursuant to business transfers and asset sale and purchase, social security and employee incentive schemes, maternity benefits, drafting  of employment contracts across levels including senior managerial personnel, human resource and personnel policy, worforce restructuring, hiring and termination of senior management, mid level and subordinate personnel, workers and labour union issues, outsourced worker issues, assistance on domestic enquiries and investigations and exit strategies including documentation, prevention of sexual and other forms of harassment at workplace, industrial safety and health policies, government inspections and representations before the relevant authorities.

Professional Affiliations

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
  • International Bar Association

Recognition and Accomplishments

  • Led by Anshul, the Employment, Labour and Benefits (ELB) practice at the Firm has been ranked as Tier 1 by Legal 500 Asia Pacific in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
  • The ELB practice in the Firm has also been mentioned as ‘recognised practitioner’ by Chambers and Partners in 2019.
  • Anshul has often been recommended by Asia Law Profiles.

Representative Matters

Anshul Prakash has represented and advised the following clients

Merck & Co. Inc., USA

Advised on various employment and labour compliance related issues in relation to its merger with Schering-Plough Corporation which has been renamed Merck & Co., Inc along with advice on issues related to industrial safety and health.

Total SA., France

Advised on issues such as labour transfer, social security liabilities, transfer and retrenchment of workmen in relation to the sale of businesses of coatings resins of Cray Valley (Europe, Asia, South Africa) and Cook Composite Polymers (United States), as well as the photocure resins of Sartomer (Europe, United States, Asia) to Arkema S.A., France, having deal size of USD 720 million.

Ariston Thermo (Racold)

Advised on proposed group restructuring in India including retrenchment strategy, assistance in handling trade union disputes and relocation of plant operations.

British Telecom

Advised on employee investigation and exit, multi-location labour law compliance check, industrial relations, contract workers engagement, employment documentation and advisory including prevention of sexual harassment related aspects.


Advised on compliance training for employees, internal investigations, employee terminations, general employment and anti-bribery advisory.

InterGlobe Aviation Limited (Indigo)

Advised on senior executive exit strategy, documentation and related compliances.

West Corporation

Advised on aspects concerning workforce transition and mobility in relation to its acquisition of NASDAQ’s public relations business.

HDFC Limited

Advised on employment documentation including employee handbook, employment contracts, consultancy agreements, code of conduct, full and final settlement letters.

Sumitomo Chemical

Advised on investigation of alleged unfair employment practices at workplace.


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