Avik Biswas

Partner, Bangalore

avik.biswas@induslaw.com

India (Advocate)

B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata, India (2006)

Avik is a partner in the Employment Law practice and is part of the Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption practice group at INDUSLAW.

He has been ranked by Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Who’s Who Legal as one of India’s highly recommended employment lawyers since 2011.

Avik is recognised for his employment law practice across all industry sectors and is considered a subject matter expert in employment contracts, nationwide employment audits, company policies and handbooks, internal disciplinary inquiries, sexual harassment proceedings, whistle-blower investigations, structuring compensation and benefits, conducting Reduction in Force (RIF) exercises, negotiation of senior management severances and labour management practices.

Avik is also very well regarded for his strategic advice to legal and HR functions of multinational corporations in relation to employment risk mitigation and management, anti-bribery and anti-corruption and related best practices in Indian markets.
Avik regularly speaks on employment, anti-bribery and anti-corruption matters at events in India and overseas and frequently speaks on Indian employment law at the International Bar Association.

Prior to joining INDUSLAW, Avik was a Partner at RDA Legal. Avik has also been a senior member of Poovayya & Co and the in-house legal team of Infosys Technologies.

Avik is an avid sports fan and plays a bit of football and cricket himself. He worships almost everybody who has worn the famous Manchester United jersey or the Indian test cricket team’s whites. Had the law not found him, he would probably have become a sports journalist!

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