Kruti Desai is a Partner at ALMT Legal. Kruti has 15 years of experience in advising Indian and international clients on corporate and employment laws. She specializes primarily in labour and employment laws, commercial contracts, private equity investments, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. Besides this, Kruti advises on exchange control laws, labour laws, IPR, data privacy, voluntary winding up and restructuring matter. Kruti is an expert in dealing with POSH complaints and is also a POSH trainer. Kruti has been recognized for Employment and Labour Law by global legal publications like Asia Law Profiles, Chambers and Partners amongst others. The Enterprise World Magazine featured Kruti as one of ‘The 20 Prominent Women Lawyers to Watch in 2020′. Asia law Profiles 2020 Edition recommends Kruti as a ‘Notable Practitioner’ for Labour and Employment. In 2019, Chambers and Partners ranked Kruti as ‘Recognised Practitioner’ for Employment.
Kruti is an alumnus of prestigious Government Law College, Mumbai. Kruti is a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa (2005) and member of the Mediation and Conciliation Network – India. Kruti has also Co-authored the Indian Chapter of ‘The International Comparative Legal Guide to Corporate Recovery & Insolvency’ 2013 edition published by Global Legal Group Ltd, London.
Kruti has been a prominent speaker and expert panellist at various prestigious events. Recently, she conducted a virtual masterclass on ‘Labour & Employment – Termination & Pay cuts of Employees during COVID-19’ hosted by International Business Intelligence, Mumbai 2020. She has been a guest speaker for ‘Sexual Harassment: Complaint, Inquiry, Actions & Consequences” at the Employee Engagement Experience Summit & Awards, Mumbai 2018’; “A Hands on Guide to Drafting Commercial Contracts” at the Contract Drafting Workshop, held at Hotel Orchid, Mumbai 2018. Kruti has also been a guest lecturer at ICFAI Business School, IBS Business School and Indian School of Design & Innovation (Parsons).