Manila Sarkaria is a principal associate at the firm and has 16 years of experience. She is a senior member of the firm’s labour and employment practice, and advises clients on employment contracts, policies such as employee handbooks, service rules, HR manuals, sexual harassment policies, among others. She has conducted many training workshops for members and employees of internal committees under the anti-sexual harassment law of India.
Manila has handled diverse corporate and commercial transactions involving structuring deals, rendering advisory, drafting and vetting of commercial agreements, conducting due diligence of companies, legal auditing, liaison with various government and non-government authorities and agencies, with a specific emphasis on labour and employment and real estate issues.
She has appeared before various high courts and arbitrators and handled dispute resolution matters. Her practice also involves estate planning, commercial real estate work and immigration advisory.
Manila has been invited as a speaker at various conferences, including conferences organised by the Federation of Indian Export Organisations, National Law University, Delhi, Business Sweden, among others. She is an active member of several legal and professional associations, such as the Inter Pacific Bar Association and the South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation in Law. She regularly writes legal articles and blogs for renowned legal magazines and other publications.