Manishi Pathak


Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
4th floor, GYS Platinum
New Delhi

Tel: +91 22 66604455


Manishi co-chairs the employment law practice of the Firm. His employment laws experience includes drafting and advising on employment documentation to employee’s handbook/manual, stock option schemes, termination of employees, closure of undertakings, transfer of employees and/or various litigation pending before conciliation officers, tribunals/courts including High Courts/ Supreme Court.

Manishi has authored articles and/or chapters in publications of international repute on corporate governance, employment laws, foreign investment laws and M&A, etc. He is an officer of the Employment and Industrial Relations Committee of the International Bar Association (IBA) and also on the Executive Committee of Ius Laboris. Manishi has also been a speaker on many conferences of the IBA on various topics such as employment laws and/or employee relations, vendor finance, etc

India has a detailed and complex employment law regime, and our dedicated employment practice group helps multinational as well as local clients manage their workforce here, by offering clear, practical and business-oriented solutions.

Our employment practice group primarily provides regulatory advice to employer organisations in India and overseas, covering the entire spectrum of employment issues from hiring to termination, and encompassing all relevant aspects such as:

• Employee benefits
• Whistle blower laws
• Non-compete arrangements
• Privacy and confidentiality
• Data protection
• Sexual harassment
• General regulatory compliance.

In addition to regulatory and general advice, our employment practice group advises on the employment-related aspects of business and commercial transactions such as mergers, acquisitions, restructurings, joint ventures, business transfers, and closures of operations or undertakings, and also supports other practice groups at the Firm in their transactions.

In contentious matters, our lawyers advise and represent clients in employment-related litigation before labour courts, industrial tribunals, and also the various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas was founded on May 11, 2015 and takes forward the legacy of the erstwhile 97-year old Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., whose pre-eminence, experience and reputation of almost a century has been unparalleled in the Indian legal fraternity. Tracing its professional lineage to 1917, the Firm of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas is now the largest full-service law firm in India, with over 600 lawyers, including 90 partners, and offices in India’s key business centres at Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Ahmedabad. The Firm advises a large, and varied client base that includes domestic and foreign commercial enterprises, financial institutions, private equity funds, venture capital funds, start-ups and governmental and regulatory bodies.

The firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas was also recently awarded “India Deal Firm of the Year, 2015” by ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2015 building upon the several awards that the erstwhile Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. had won in the past.

“Manishi Pathak is a leading employment practitioner who is singled out by market sources for his depth of knowledge of labour law. Pathak regularly works with multinational corporations on employment contracts, employee transfer and trade union issues. He also assists clients on M&A transactions. “
Chambers & Partners, 2017