Employment and Industrial Relations

Labour and employment is one of the key practice areas of Phoenix Legal and apart from advising on labour/employment issues as part of M&A, business transfer and reorganisation transactions, Firm regularly advises clients on stand-alone labour/employment matters. Experience in this area ranges from assisting clients in the preparation of service rules, structuring of compensation packages, drafting of employment contracts, non-compete and confidentiality agreements and termination notices to negotiating collective bargaining contracts, advising on termination, retrenchment, lay-offs & strikes and seeking permissions and registrations under various labour/employment-related laws and regulations. The Firm provides assistance to manufacturing companies employing a large number of factory workers covered by various labour/employment related statutes as well as companies in the service sector including software and BPO companies.

The firm's labour/employment practice also includes advising on contentious labour/employment matters. The Firm has substantial experience in representing the interests of its clients in labour courts and tribunals.