Savita Sarna is a partner at the firm, with 20 years of experience in corporate and commercial laws. She specialises in employment law and has experience in advising multinational clients on all aspects of employment law, ranging from drafting employment contracts to boardroom and executive disputes.
She advises corporate clients on employment contracts, employee handbooks, individual dismissals and collective redundancies, domestic enquiries, employment aspects of mergers and acquisitions, closure of businesses and undertakings, team moves, restrictive covenants, compromise agreement negotiations, non-compete clauses, severance plans, discrimination, business transfers, disability, working conditions, international postings and secondments, social security benefits, contract labour, trade unions, etc. She has successfully conducted several compliance audits focusing on labour and employee statutes. She has also handled various employment-related disputes and appeared before the labour courts and high courts.
For her contributions in employment law, she has been recommended by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2017 editorial and honoured with a special recognition by Global Law Experts in 2014.
Savita’s practice area includes complex commercial disputes. She appears before various high courts and arbitrators. She advises on a wide range of commercial real estate work, including advisory with respect to townships, special economic zones, and residential and commercial real estate projects. Savita has also been involved in advising and drafting various corporate and commercial contracts with third parties, including agency, distribution, franchising, licensing and service provider agreements, as well as commercial contracts and transaction documents with a specific focus on employment-related issues.