Veena Gopalakrishnan

Veena Gopalakrishnan

Employment Law Expert - AZB & Partners

Veena Gopalakrishnan is an employment law expert at AZB & Partners and is based out of Bangalore. She has been actively involved in advisory pertaining to workplace harassment, legal aspects of diversity and inclusiveness, including drafting and reviewing employment policies and educating employers on their duties and obligations in this respect. Veena is very passionate about the subject and has been invited by organizations such as NASSCOM, Solidarity Foundation, ThoughtWorks, Accenture, IBM and Out and Equal to be on discussions pertaining to LGBTIQ inclusion in the workplace.

As an employment lawyer at AZB & Partners, she has advised clients across various industries on key aspects of employment, including employment benefits, stock based incentives, social security, conditions of work and policies, investigating misconduct and disciplinary action, workplace sexual harassment, legal aspects of diversity and inclusiveness, termination of employment and post employment covenants. She regularly advises clients on complex employment law issues pertaining to senior managerial exits, reductions in force, closures, employee transfers, trade union issues, integrations pursuant to corporate transactions and cross-border employee benefits. Veena was conferred the Women Super Achiever Award in February 2017 by the World HRD Congress, a forum for human resource professionals.