About Us

Boutique employment law
consulting backed by unmatched legacy

BCP Associates is a boutique Employment Law Consulting firm, that has established itself as the ‘go-to’ advisor for industry leaders and experts. An Independent and objective firm with over five decades of experience and expertise, BCP Associates is the trusted partner for scores of companies across all industry sectors. Our niche is Employment Law, including Advisory, Audit, POSH and People Practice.

Chairman's Voice

Every company of significant size is subject to laws regarding Employment, Compensation & Benefits, Social Security, Labour Welfare, Environment, Health & Safety, and Working Conditions. The legal environment becomes more complex as business conditions continue to change and the courts further interpret and apply the law. A company’s management may not be fully aware of the current rules governing their areas of responsibility. Prudent companies get help in identifying risks to avoid consequences of non-compliance.

- Mr. B. C. Prabhakar
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Our Legacy

BCPA is founded by Advocate B.C. Prabhakar, a legal luminary and Employment Law expert with over 50 years of experience in labour and Employment laws. As a stalwart of the industry, he has penned innumerable Central and State policies related to social security norms and legislations and has been recognised for his contributions to the industry through the Indira Gandhi Priyadrashini award and multiple others. The firm draws upon its strong legal foundation and expertise to provide over 150 clients the best legal and strategic advice and services.  

Deep rooted in the firm’s DNA is ethics, integrity and an unshakable focus on the law and its application. Our sister concerns include B.C. Prabhakar, Advocate and Bhoopalam Law Partners.  

In the 25+ years since its inception BCP Associates has been a trend setter and pioneer in several areas of Employment Law practice including Vendor Audits, POSH services, Domestic enquiries, Labour Law and HR trainings, and employee engagement.

Management

Pooja Prabhakar

Managing Partner
& CEO

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Deepak Daglur

Managing Partner
& CFO

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B. C. Prabhakar

Chairman

Mr. B.C. Prabhakar is an eminent and senior Advocate specialized in Labour laws. He has been actively practicing before Labour Courts, Industrial Tribunals and the High Court of Karnataka for 50 years. He renders Legal Advice in the areas of Labour Laws, Employee Resource Management, Compensation & Benefits, ESOP’s Employment Contracts, Gender Sensitivity Issues, etc. He has expertise in dealing with Trade Unions, Wage Negotiations, handling Industrial Relations scenarios, etc. He is a Senior Management consultant in the areas of Legal Compliance under various Labour & Employment Legislations, Industrial Relations, Dispute Resolutions & Collective Bargaining.

Mr. Prabhakar is the President of Karnataka Employers’ Association, the first and leading Employers’ Association in the State of Karnataka. He has helped KEA earn high repute in Karnataka by representing the interest of Employers and has been a prime mover in providing proactive suggestions to the Central/State Governments in formulating Labour Policies and amendments to the Labour Legislations. He has effectively represented KEA before National and International Fora including ILO (International Labour Organization) both in India and abroad. He has the distinction of attending the Indian Labour Conference (ILC) for the past 12 years as advisor. He is the Employer Member of Minimum Wages Central Advisory Board and Board member of Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC).

Mr. Prabhakar is the Legal Advisor for over 150 reputed corporates including MNCs, Manufacturing companies and IT/ITES/BPO companies. He was on the Board of Directors of large companies like Wipro Ltd., 3M India Ltd. And continues to serve on the boards of Automotive Axels Ltd. and Page Industries (Jockey India) as Independent Director. He is a Professional Member of National Institute of Personnel Management (NIPM), National HRD Network, Bangalore Advocates Association, BCIC and FKCCI.

Mr. Prabhakar holds a Bachelor of Arts degree and Bachelor of Law from Mysore University.

Pooja Prabhakar

Managing Partner & CEO

Pooja Prabhakar, as CEO & Managing Partner, develops and drives the vision & strategy at BCP Associates. After she moved back from the US, where she held leadership positions at Fortune 50 companies, she took over the reins of BCP Associates where she envisioned and successfully rolled out enterprise programs in Legal Audit & Advisory, POSH & People Strategy across several large companies in India. Partnering with clients across India with service offerings across multiple verticals, Pooja has led the consistent, sustained, and diversified growth of BCP Associates. Her forte has been the innovative creation of Legal Technology that has widespread use in the industry today. With her strong leadership and guidance, she has been responsible for taking BCP Associates from just a handful of clients to what it is today and continues to be at the helm of its future by offering innovative and disruptive products and services.

While in the US, Pooja was part of the core team that implemented the first Sarbanes-Oxley audit and compliance programs across the enterprise. She helped drive the innovation & strategy for nation-wide launches of new health insurance products, including E2E solutions for bringing new products to market. In another role, she formulated the strategic framework for the enterprise e-Discovery initiative. She was also part of the Emerging Leadership program at CIGNA Healthcare.

Pooja holds a Master of Science degree in Management from Central Connecticut State University and a Bachelor of Engineering in Information Science & Technology from Bangalore University, India. She is certified in Risk Management from London School of Economics and is a ‘Certified Corporate Director’, World Council for Corporate Governance, UK (Institute of Directors).

Additionally, she is the Vice-President of Karnataka Employers’ Association (KEA). Earlier, she was the Vice-Chairman of Young Entrepreneurs Committee, FKCCI and has been a speaker at several National Forums.

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Deepak Daglur

Managing Partner & CEO

Deepak Daglur heads Technology and Finance at BCP Associates. Having worked in the US for more than 17 years in various technology leadership roles in Fortune 100 and Big4 firms, he has extensive experience with Enterprise Architecture, Technology & Strategy Consulting and IT sourcing. He has been part of several large-scale technology transformation initiatives in various IT and management capacities. He has led large architecture teams supporting multiple business units and always focused on technology and innovation. He has played key leadership roles in developing Technology Roadmaps and IT Sourcing Strategies enabling IT Transformations.

Deepak holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science and Engineering from Bangalore University, India and an Executive Diploma in General Management (Strategy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship) from MIT’s Sloan School of Business.

Leadership

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Aditya Kamath

Head – Legal Audit & Advisory

Aditya Kamath is a partner with the firm and heads the Labour and Employment Law Audit and Legal Advisory practices at BCP Associates LLP. At the firm, Aditya specialises in Labour and Employment laws, Contracts and Compliance.  

Aditya is also the chief consultant with The Legal Dog, LLC, an American LPO and a guest faculty at The National Law School of India University, India’s top Law School. Prior to joining BCP Associates, Aditya was been an Equity Partner with Haranhalli Law Partners, LLP, heading its Corporate Law division.  Prior to that, he was Head of Operations with the Legal Dog LLC and one of the first few to start an LPO in India.  

After graduating in law from Mangalore University, Aditya went on to complete his Master’s in International Law and Business and Trade Law from the University of Mysore.  He has a passion for teaching and is a faculty member for the MBL program at NLSIU since 2013 and a Guest Faculty at School of Law, Christ University. Labour and Employment laws, Corporate law, International contracts, Space law are some of his core areas of interest.

Teams

SENIOR ADVISORY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

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Head - Client Acquisition

LEGAL AUDIT

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Chandrakala K A

Principal Associate

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Sunil Arya

Principal Associate

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Amrutha Ananth

Senior Associate

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Manisha V

Senior Associate

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Manoj Kumar

Senior Associate

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POSH

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Caroline Lobo

POSH Specialist & Advocate​

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Rashmitha Das

POSH Specialist & Advocate

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Srijatha Ghosh

POSH Specialist & Advocate

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Ritu Agwekar

POSH Specialist & Advocate

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POSH Specialist & Advocate​

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C K Devappa Gowda - Advocate

C.K. Devappa Gowda (CKD) is an Advocate and Labour Law expert. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Science from the University of Mysore and a Degree in Bachelor of Law from Bengaluru respectively. He also holds a Diploma in Social Service Administration from the National Institute of Social Science, Bengaluru. After completing his studies, he had enrolled as a Advocate and initially practiced in the Civil Code attached to the office of BCP. He then worked as Personnel Officer in Chemicals and Textile Manufacturing Industries for 5 years. Thereafter took up employment in one of the largest Public Sector Bank. He has worked in different parts of the country and has extensive experience in the cross country IR domain. The significant part of his service was at corporate level overseeing and implementing HR policies and practices and management of IR. He has been a member of personnel committee of Indian Bank Association. After retirement from service, Mr. Gowda has been working with Mr. BC Prabhakar’s firm for the last 12 years. He has expertise in all areas of people management, drafting of documents relating to service matter including the settlements under the ID Act. He has dealt with all employment laws including appearance before the Courts, Tribunal and Authorities under the different Labour Laws. Mr. Gowda is one of the senior Labour Law experts at BCP Associates.

S Venugopal Rao

S Venugopal Rao is an experienced labour law and service matters expert and is a member of the senior advisory team at BCP Associates. Having joined the chambers of Mr. B C Prabhakar in 2012, he is knowledgeable and well versed in multiple employment and labour law topics. S Venugopal Rao holds a Bachelor’s degree in Science from Karnataka University, Dharwar and Bachelor of Law from Bangalore University. He enrolled as advocate in Karantaka State Bar Council in 1976. He joined the chamber of Sri. Kolachalam Srinivasa Rao a leading civil advocate. After practicing for 6 years at Ballari, he joined Orient Paper Mills, Orissa (of G P Birla Group). He was designated as Manager (Law) under the Factories Act in 1995. In 1999, he joined Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills Rajahmundry as Manager Legal and was subsequently elevated as Dy. General Manager (Legal). As Factory Manager & Legal Head, he oversaw compliance of Factories Act and Rules there under towards safety, health and welfare, including compliance under Pollutions and Environmental laws and Explosives Act, etc. Additionally, he is well acquainted with Environment Management System ISO 14001: 2004, Occupations, Health and Safety Series 18000:1999. As Legal head in APPM he has briefed and appeared along with Senior Advocate before Appellate Authority constituted under Water (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act. He retired from the services of Andhra Pradesh Paper Mills in 2011. As legal head he has handled important cases both in Labour and Civil and has experience in drafting and vetting Contracts, Agreements, Lease Agreement, Conveyance Deeds, , Affidavits and scrutiny of several legal and other documents, Preparing and settling Petitions, Appeals, Plaints, Written Statements, Rejoinders, Affidavits and Written Arguments etc. for submission/pleadings for various legal proceedings.

B. Chandrashekar Shetty - Advocate

Mr. Chandrashekar Shetty is a Senior Labour Law Compliance Auditor at BCP Associates and has audited multiple client companies across India. He is also a member of our senior legal advisory practice. Previously he has worked as Deputy Controller, Manager-Industrial Relations and Industrial Relations Officer in KPTCL, Bangalore for more than 30 years. Prior to this, he has dealt with Legal, Personnel and IR matters including Wage Settlements, Grievance Machinery, Manpower Study and Social Security Compliances for about 10 years. He is a Faculty member of Labour Law, HRD Centre, KPTCL Bangalore.

Mr. Shetty holds a B.Com. and L.L.B. degree, Post-Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Diploma in Public Relations from Bangalore University and PG Diploma in Industrial Relations & Personnel Management from Bharatiya Vidya Bhawan. He is enrolled as Advocate in Karnataka Bar Council and is a Govt. Arbitrator of Chit Funds in Karnataka.

Priya Dey – Head - Client Acquisition

Priya heads Client Acquisition and Business Development for BCP Associates. She brings in diverse corporate experience spanning over 28+ years – starting from The Oberoi Hotel, New Delhi, where she began her career and then moved to Modi Luft private airlines as a senior Trainer for all new recruits in Germany. She then moved to GE Capital International Services where she was part of the pilot batch to transition the Credit card collections process from the US and again part of the core pilot team to migrate the  Inbound Customer services process to India. At ICICI bank, she led several call centre teams that managed operational, internal marketing and customer service quality functions. She then headed Business Development for a Global Recruiting firm. She also had a short stint as the TV Ad Sales Head for India Today, Andhra Pradesh. In her most recent role, she headed Business Development and Client Acquisition with Exemplary People, a boutique HR management services firm.

Chandrakala K A – Principle Associate

At BCP Associates, Chandrakala has 12+ years of experience in conducting and managing labour law compliance audits of principal employer and contractors. She is also involved in co-ordination with many clients. She has conducted on-ground labour law audit for factories. She also provides support in advising vendors on labour law queries. Chandrakala is actively involved in research and providing valuable inputs to the firm pertaining to updation in labour law audit function.

Chandrakala started her career in litigation in chamber of Sri. Ashok where she was involved in drafting, pleading and appearance before Karnataka High Courts and lower courts on the criminal side.

Chandrakala completed B.A in Arts from Kuvempu University, Shimoga in 2003 and LL.B. from Mangalore University in 2006.

Sunil Arya – Principle Associate

At BCP Associates, Sunil Arya is part of the labour and employment law advisory and HR Policy practice and is actively involved in drafting and reviewing of employment contracts, opinions, HR policies, employee handbook, show cause notice, etc. for various clients spread across diverse sectors. He conducts training on labour and employment laws. Sunil is also involved in labour law compliance audits of principal employer and contractors and has conducted on-ground labour law audit for factories. In addition, he is engaged in knowledge creation and management of the firm and keenly writes on developments in labour and employment laws.

Prior to joining BCP Associates, Sunil has 10 years of post-qualification experience in diversified portfolios of advisory, drafting, policy analysis and dispute in the domains of contracts, general civil matters, employment law, competition law and construction arbitration matters. Sunil started his career as a Law Researcher in Delhi High Court. He moved on to be part of regulatory analysis team of CIRC, a unit of CUTS International. In addition, Sunil has been part of legal team of Jindal India Thermal Power Limited. He has also taught competition law, tax law and investment law at VIPS, Delhi.

Sunil holds LL.M. from The Indian Law Institute, Delhi. He is First Rank Holder in his thesis. He completed B.A, L.L.B. (Hons.) from I.P. University, Delhi. He also holds First Rank in P.G. Diploma in Competition Policy and Laws from The National Law University, Delhi.

Amrutha Ananth – Senior Associate

At BCP Associates, Amrutha Ananth is involved in managing and conducting labour law compliance audits of principal employer and contractors. She is also involved in client co-ordination and conducting labour law training programs for vendors. She has conducted on-ground labour law audit for factories. She also provides support in advising vendor clients on labour law queries.

Amrutha is also part of the labour law advisory and HR Policy practice and is actively involved in drafting opinions on various aspects of labour laws and formulate and review employment policies and procedure.

Amrutha completed B.A., LL.B. from Christ University, Bangalore in 2015. She is also a semi-qualified Company Secretary.

Manisha Vidyadhar – Senior Associate

At BCP Associates, Manisha Vidyadhar is involved in managing and conducting labour law compliance audits of principal employer and contractors. She is also involved in client co-ordination and conducting labour law training programs for vendors. She has conducted on-ground labour law audit for factories. Manisha also provides support in advising vendor clients on labour law queries.  She completed B.A., LL.B. from BMS College of Law, Bangalore in 2016.

Manoj Kumar – Senior Associate

At BCP Associates, Manoj Kumar is involved in managing and conducting labour law compliance audits of principal employer and contractors. He is also involved in client co-ordination and conducting labour law training programs for vendors. He has conducted on-ground labour law audit for factories. Manoj also provides support in advising vendor clients on labour law queries. He completed B.A., LL.B. from BMS College of Law, Bangalore in 2016

Caroline Lobo - POSH Specialist & Advocate

Caroline Lobo has been with BCP Associates for the past 2+ years. She has been handling matters and Inquiries related to the POSH Act including conducting inquiries and trainings/awareness programmes for Senior Management, employees as well as members of the Internal Committee on the POSH Legislation (The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (“Act”) to address Workplace Harassment of Women. She is a member of the Internal Committee for many varied companies and organisations and has reviewed and scrutinized numerous hearings and inquiries on matters relating to sexual harassment at workplace.

She has also handled matters relating to employer-employee related Enquiries, wherein she has reviewed and conducted hearings and enquired into the matters and has guided the Internal Committee and provided guidance in providing recommendations to the management. She is also a Member of the Gender Sensitivity Sub-committee of Karnataka Employer Association (KEA).

Prior to joining BCP Associates, Caroline has has a wide range of experience in corporate, commercial and contract law, mergers and acquisition and has undertaken drafting, vetting, negotiating and finalizing legal and commercial transactions. She started her career in litigation then moved onto the Corporate sector. In the span of 13 years, she has worked at Chambers of Advocate Jayashree Murali, Krishnamurthy and Co. Legal Consultants, Colt Technology Services and Oracle India Pvt. Ltd. She always had a keen interest in Women and Child related issues. She has worked with Child Welfare Committee and NGOS’s. In addition, she has worked with Swasthi Health Resource and Centre, where she was the External member to the Internal Committee (IC). She worked closely with the committee in strategizing, planning, reviewing and implementing the assigned tasks, which included building material to raise awareness against sexual harassment at workplace. Further, she has been involved in conducting inquiries into matters related to sexual harassment at workplace.

Caroline earned her Law degree from University Law College, Bangalore, from where she graduated in the year 2005.

Rashmitha Venkatachalam Das - POSH Specialist & Advocate

Rashmitha Venkatachalam Das is the External Member of the Internal Committee of several reputed Organizations across various sectors. Handling complex inquiries has been her forte and she is extremely passionate about it. She is actively involved in providing Training on Sexual Harassment (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 across all verticals for Managers and Senior Management, General Awareness for all employees and Internal Committee members. Rashmitha possesses capabilities in delivering sessions in Hindi and Kannada, in addition to English. She has formulated Policies for Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace (“POSH”), advised companies on setting up of their Committee. Rashmitha is involved in providing Legal Advisory services on POSH for various clients spread across diverse sectors. She has also been handling domestic enquiries for various clients. 

Rashmitha possesses experience both at Law Firms and Corporates in various capacities. She started her career at Krishnamurthy and Co, Legal Consultants and then moved on to work as an In- House Legal Counsel with Companies such as Biocon Limited, Columbia Asia Hospitals Private Limited, Adecco India Private Limited. With a long stint in the Corporate side, Rashmitha decided to pursue further education in Law with a specialization in Labour and Employment Laws. She has rich experience in drafting, vetting and negotiation of various types of contracts, providing legal opinions and has driven the team in formulating process and procedures and their implementation. She has drafted several employment related policies in Corporates. Rashmitha has been a part of various key committees in Organizations and assisted committees in scrutiny of documents pertaining to human organ transplant as well as clinical trials.

Rashmitha holds an LL.M. in Labour and Employment Laws from University Law College, Bangalore, which she completed in the year 2018 with Two Gold Medals. She is also a Rank Holder at the University. She has completed BA, LL.B. from Bangalore Institute of Legal Studies, Bangalore University in the year 2009. Rashmitha is a member of the Karnataka Bar Council since 2009 and also a member of the Gender Sensitivity Sub Committee of Karnataka Employer Association (KEA).

Srijatha Ghosh - POSH Specialist & Advocate

Srijata Ghosh serves as external member on the Internal Committee of several Companies across various sectors. She handles all kinds of POSH related matters including investigations and inquiries. She provides Training on Sexual Harassment across all verticals for Managers and Senior Management, General Awareness for all employees and Internal Committee members on the legislation (The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act, 2013). She also formulates Policies for Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace (“POSH”) and advises Companies on setting up of their Internal Committees. Srijata is involved in providing Legal Advisory services on POSH and other labour law matters for various clients.

In her previous experience, she has extensively dealt with End-to-End Contract Management, Due Diligence, POSH Compliances, Legal Advisory, etc. Srijata worked with Companies like Accenture India Private Limited, Quess Corp., Capgemini Business Services (India) Limited and Pramata Knowledge Solutions Private Limited. Srijata has handled varied legal issues including drafting, vetting and negotiation of contracts, drafting policies of various organizations. She has resolved issues relating to employment laws and has worked closely with the HR teams. She has provided legal advisory services to senior management. She was also associated with Kolkata High Court in counselling clients with legal matters such as Property, Due Diligence etc. Srijata has worked in an LPO Service Firm, Manthan Legal Services Private Limited for Legal Research, depositions, medical summaries, demand drafting etc.

Srijata completed her B.A.LL.B from M. S. Ramaiah College of Law, Bangalore University in 2009. Srijata is a member of the Karnataka Bar Council since 2010. She is also a member of the Gender Sensitivity Sub Committee of Karnataka Employer Association (KEA).

Ritu Agwekar - POSH Specialist & Advocate

Ritu Agwekar has been associated with BCP Associates for more than 2 years. She has been handling matters related to the POSH Act including conducting inquiries and trainings/awareness programs for Senior Management, employees as well as members of the Internal Committee on the POSH Legislation (The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (“Act”). She is a member of the Internal Committee for companies and has reviewed and scrutinized numerous hearings and inquiries on matters relating to sexual harassment at workplace.

Apart from POSH, Ritu, with a total work experience of 24 years, practices in Real Estate area, General Corporate, Commercial and Contract Laws, has served Clients across all Sectors, from Retail to Corporate andher forte’ is solution based, balanced transaction closure for the clients. As a part of her professional journey she has worked with renowned Law Firms of India, in the past and has handled many complex and high value transactions, and is based out of Pune.

Ritu earned her Law degree in 1996 from the prestigious Indian Law Society’s (ILS) Law College, Pune. A few of her accolades include featuring in many Talk Shows, as a Panelist, in Magazines, Ritu was recently recognized as one of the 100 most powerful women in Business by the Confederation of Indian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (CIMSME) and Global Council for Promotion of International Trades (GCPIT) – 2021. She also was a nominee for the Nari Shakti Awards, 2018. She also is a Soft Skills Trainer & Mentor.

Priyanka Suman Rodrigues - POSH Specialist & Advocate

Priyanka serves as an external member on the Internal Committee for several Companies across various sectors. She handles all kinds of POSH related matters including investigations and inquiries. She provides training on Sexual Harassment on General Awareness across all verticals for Managers and Senior Management, General Awareness for all employees and Internal Committee members on the legislation (The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal Act, 2013). Priyanka possesses capabilities in delivering sessions in Kannada, in addition to English. She also formulates Policies for Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace (“POSH”) and advises companies on setting up their Internal Committees.

She has also handled matters relating to employer-employee related Enquiries, wherein she has reviewed and conducted hearings and enquired into the matters and has guided the Internal Committee and provided guidance in providing recommendations to the management.

Priyanka started her career in litigation in the chamber of Sri. Bhasker K. and Associates, where she was involved in drafting, pleading, conveyancing and appearance before District Courts on both criminal and civil sides. She has rich experience in researching information, mediating disputes, client counselling with regard to their legal rights etc. She has also been appointed as Christian Marriage Registrar for Udupi District under Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872 by the Government of Karnataka in the year 2018. She is also a member of the Gender Sensitivity Sub Committee of Karnataka Employer Association (KEA).

She completed her B. Com from Mangalore University in 2012 and L.L.B from S.D.M Law College, Mangalore affiliated to Karnataka State Law University, Hubli in 2015.

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