She focuses Compensation & Benefits and Executive Engagements and provides sound strategic solutions to both domestic and international clients across sectors. on matters relating to structuring of employee benefits and incentives in terms of regulatory, policies and advisory; benefits analysis and harmonization; share-based benefits such as ESOPs, SARs, Phantom Stocks, etc. and other incentives; executive engagement structures, restrictive covenants and executive exit strategies including separation plans, pay-outs and risk mitigation.
Kriti’s practice at the Firm focuses on Compensation & Benefits and Executive Engagements and routinely works with both international and domestic clients on matters such as structuring the documentation for C-suite engagement and exits, formulating policies on equity-based incentives, strategy and advisory on handling issues relating to provident fund contributions, gratuity, pension, amongst others. Kriti has also assisted clients on various corporate restructuring transactions involving mergers or acquisitions, business transfers, employee movements, closures, workforce rightsizing, etc. across all sectors. Over the past year, Kriti has been helping clients in aligning their internal compliance processes with the upcoming Labour Codes by conducting detailed impact assessment studies specific to the policies and procedures of each establishment, identifying the gaps and advising on effective rectification strategies.
She assisted United Nations Development Programme with an in-depth analysis of the Indian Apprentices Act, 1961 and the Apprenticeship Rules, 1992 to advise the government on necessary changes required in the legislation for introducing to meet the objectives set out by the Indian Prime Minister in the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme and introduction of third-party agencies in the scheme of the legal framework on apprentices. The suggestions provided have been implemented by the Ministry in the form of advisory to the stakeholders and have since enabled small and medium enterprises to take benefit of the apprenticeship system by creating a pool of readily available workforce possessing the skills relevant to the emerging needs of employers.
Kriti has been consistently recognized for Employment Law practice by The Legal 500 – 2023, 2022 and 2021 editions. Recently, she was also recognized among India’s ‘Rising Stars’ 2023 by Asian Legal Business.
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