Vikram Shroff
First Name
Law firm
Nishith Desai
Email address
+91 22 66 69 51 39

Vikram is the leader of the HR Law (employment and labour) team at the research and strategy-driven international law firm, Nishith Desai Associates which has offices in Mumbai, Silicon Valley, Bangalore, Singapore, New Delhi, Munich and New York. He has been employed with the firm for over 22 years.

He advises leading technology, media and financial services sector companies in drafting and negotiating employment contracts; non-disclosure agreements and assignment of intellectual property; competition and solicitation restrictions; structuring of expatriate and secondment arrangements; HR policies and employee handbooks; compensation structuring; employee stock option and share purchase plans; employee transfer and post-merger integration; employment termination, lay off & redundancy; employment litigation; and employment-related immigration laws.

His expertise is often sought after for urgent and sensitive HR matters. He also helps clients with employee fraud and anti-bribery policies and investigations. He regularly conducts training for employees, managers and committee members. Vikram also advises Nasscom on employment law policy matters.

Vikram has been consistently ranked as India’s leading labour and employment lawyer by most of the leading international publications. Who’s Who Legal has recognised Vikram as a Thought Leader for labour and employment for 2015-2020; Chambers & Partners has rated him as a Band 1 employment lawyer from 2014 to 2020. Asia Law has ranked him as the only Elite Practitioner for labour and employment in India for 2020. He has been the exclusively recommended lawyer in India by Employment Law Experts. Vikram is considered a ‘Subject Matter Expert’ for industrial relations by the Society for Human Resources Management India.