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Kochhar & Co. expands labour and employment practice with addition of leading labour law litigator in Bangalore.

Zulfiquer Hansi, a senior labour law litigator has joined Kochhar & Co.’s Bangalore office as a Partner. Zulfi brings with him over 18 years of experience in advising multinationals, both in the manufacturing and services sector on complex employment law matters, in particular, employment disputes. Zulfi has handled numerous significant matters which include dealing with charter of demands, settlements, dispute conciliations, negotiations with labour unions, strikes and lockouts, etc. Zulfi has assisted companies in conduct of domestic enquiries relating to termination of employees for cause and represented several companies in disputes before local labour commissioners, labour courts and the High Court.

Speaking on the development, Rohit Kochhar, the Firm’s Chairman and Managing Partner said “We are pleased to welcome Zulfi into our Firm. His expertise backed by rich experience of handling both high-stake and sensitive contentious and non-contentious labour and employment matters will be a critical asset to our specialised practice.”

Stephen Mathias, Resident Partner of the Firm’s Bangalore office said, “The addition of Zulfi to the Firm, particularly his experience in the labour disputes area, will bolster the Firm’s already prominent labour and employment practice.”

Kochhar & Co. is widely recognised for its robust employment law practice in India. With the induction of Zulfiquer Hansi, the Firm’s employment desk will now have 15 partners practicing labour law including 5 full time partners dedicated to the practice.


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