Atul Gupta is a partner in Trilegal and has been with the firm since 2006. He is a senior partner in the employment practice, which he helped establish, and which he will head. Atul focuses his practice on advising clients on high stakes employment law issues – both on the contentious and non-contentious side. He guides clients on a wide range of advisory matters.
Atul and his team have successfully established Trilegal’s credentials in the space of industrial relations, effectively handling several mandates involving complex trade union dynamics and disputes. Atul has also established strong and impressive credentials in the firm’s white-collar practice and handles several complex and sensitive investigative mandates every year.
Atul is the lawyer of choice for several major international and domestic clients, who bank on his in-depth experience, rigour, responsiveness and authority in handling their complex labour and employment matters. Atul is also the preferred partner on large corporate transactions with a significant human capital element, as he successfully merges his employment law expertise with a corporate law background to provide clients with practical and commercial advice on the most effective strategies to deal with employee and benefits transfers and integration.
Atul has been ranked as ‘Band 3’ by Chambers in 2018 and 2019 and has been recognised as a leading lawyer by the 2014 to 2017 Chambers Asia Pacific guides. He has also been elected as a member of the Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s HR committee and the Confederation of Indian Industry’s National Committee on Industrial Relations. Atul counts various high-profile companies as his clients and has several publications to his credit. He also conducts a credit course in India’s leading law school NALSAR, Hyderabad.