Raunak is the Founding Partner of the Firm and heads the overall operations of the Firm. As a Partner with few of the most reputed law firms of India, he successfully headed their Corporate and Employment Law practices in past. He has wide experience in dealing with complex legal issues for domestic and international clients in varied sectors.
Employment & HR laws being one of his key practice areas, he has extensively advised and assisted several domestic and international clients on complex issues concerning the employment laws in India, including advisory on employment contracts, handbooks and policies, compliances, retrenchment and termination, benefits & compensations, investigations and enquiries, organisational restructuring and transfers, secondment and deputation , downsizing of work force, employment issues in course of mergers and like transactions, etc. Raunak’s employment law expertise has been highly ranked and recommended by ‘Legal 500’.
In addition to the aforesaid, Raunak has advised several multinational and domestic blue-chip clients on Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Technical Collaborations.
Besides the said practice areas, Raunak regularly advises clients in Real Estate and Hospitality space. He has successfully advised several entities operating in hospitality & leisure industry especially with respect to hotel management transactions, long term leases, sale transactions, business expansions on franchise model, construction and development transactions, investment into or financing of hospitality projects, etc.
Raunak is often witnessed as a panellist and speaker in conferences relating to employment and corporate laws. Further, he has authored several articles published in reputed journals and business magazines.
As a Company Secretary and a Lawyer, Deepak is leveraging over 11 years of diversified experience across the entire spectrum of corporate affairs and legal matters.
His area of practice is largely sector agnostic which helped in gaining credible experience while working in varied business environment in multiple industries ranging from manufacturing, mining, infrastructure and real estate by guiding them to operate within the parameters of law and regulation and ensuring that they conduct their businesses with ethics and integrity. General Corporate being his key practice area, he has commendable experience on Corporate Governance issues, Compliance and Regulatory matters.
Over his 11 years of his career, he has worked with Fortune 500 Companies, MNCs (headquartered in Australia, UK, Singapore & Beijing) & Indian business houses, dealt with nationally and internationally renowned law and accounting firms. His inherent sense of adding value, wherever possible, enables him to comprehensively advise clients in a holistic manner.