Anshul Prakash is a Partner with the Employment, Labour and Benefits (ELB) Practice Group in the Mumbai office. He specialises in Employment and Labour laws and heads the Firm’s 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.
- Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa
- International Bar Association
Recognition and Accomplishments
- Recognised as a Recommended lawyer by Asia Law Profiles.
- Recognised by BW Legal World in their 40 under 40 list in 2020.
- Recognised as a Recommended lawyer by Legal 500.
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.
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.
Advised on aspects concerning workforce transition and mobility in relation to its acquisition of NASDAQ’s public relations business.
Advised on employment documentation including employee handbook, employment contracts, consultancy agreements, code of conduct, full and final settlement letters.
Advised on investigation of alleged unfair employment practices at workplace.
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News and Events
Anshul Prakash has featured in the following news and webinars
Covid-19 Relief Measures for Employees: Employees’ State Insurance Corporation announces scheme amidst the raging pandemic
Towards a facilitative social security regime – EPFO’s circular on verification of contractor’s compliance
Localism in private sector employment Legislative Assembly passes Haryana State Employment of Local Candidates Bill, 2020
Labour Codes 2020: Parliament Passes Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020
Employement Related Regulatory Updates On Covid19 Outbreak Vol 6 Continued NationWide Lockdown And Impact On Employers
Consolidation or reform, You Decide – Government introduces Code on Social Security, 2019 in parliament
Vasantha and a case of gender diversity at workplace: Karnataka allows women to work in night shifts in factories
Ministry of Labour and Employment presents draft Central rules under the new framework on wages
A Diwali Gift for locals – Andhra Pradesh notifies rules for employment of local candidates in industries/factories
Liquidation Waterfall: NCLAT rules against inclusion of social security dues under ‘Workmen’s Dues’
Consolidating the law on contract labour, factory and construction workers and more: The OSH Code 2019 reaches Parliament
Notification of variable dearness allowance for shops and commercial establishments in Maharashtra
Telangana extends exemption granted to IT / ITES sector allowing them to have flexible working hours and to employ women in night shifts
Employment of Women in night shifts and more: Goa Legislative Assembly passes amendments to the Factories Act
Punjab extends permission granted to shops and establishments allowing them to remain open all year round
Yet Again: Union Cabinet approves the code on Wages Bill Union Cabinet approved the Code on Wages Bill 2019
Maharashtra and Telangana: State governments mandate registration of internal committee constituted under POSH Act
Hindustan Sanitaryware Supreme Court verdict on the validity of the minimum wages notification issued by the Government of Haryana
Karnataka extends exemption to IT establishments from coverage under Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act 1946
Hindustan Sanitaryware: Supreme Court verdict on the validity of the minimum wages notification issued by the Government of Haryana
Supreme Court on employees' provident fund contributions: universality is the test to consider allowances as 'basic wages'
Supreme Court on Section 377 IPC: the foundation of an inclusive work environment for LGBT community in India?|
Dispute Resolution, White Collar Crime, International / Domestic Arbitration
Direct Tax, Estate Planning, Trusts and Private Client, Employment, Labour & Benefits
Partner, New Delhi
Dispute Resolution, Restructuring & Insolvency, White Collar Crime