Sheena Ogra

Sheena Ogra

Partner

Practice Area

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Employment
  • Private Equity
  • Foreign Investments
  • Joint Ventures
  • M&A

Professional Experience

Sheena specializes in advising companies on all aspects of employment law matters and commercial transactions. She has extensive experience in advising clients on employee incentive schemes, including stock options, social security benefits, gratuity, and maternity benefits, company policies, as well as onboarding of employees and termination processes.

Sheena also advises clients on workplace harassment. Her expertise in this area helps clients navigate the complexities surrounding sexual harassment at workplace. She conducts training sessions for employees and internal complaints committee members in relation to sexual harassment at workplace.

Sheena has considerable experience in advising clients on setting up of business operations in India across various industry sectors, and regularly advises multinational clients on the India entry strategy in line with the applicable foreign investment laws and on issues which arise due to sectoral caps and sector specific conditionalities. Sheena over a period has led teams in many sizeable private equity transactions and also advises on structuring commercial transactions, including business transfers and joint ventures (both domestic and cross border).

Professional Memberships: 

  • Bar Council of Delhi

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500, Labour & Employment, 2024
  • Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500, Commercial, Corporate, and Mergers and Acquisitions, 2024
  • Recommended Lawyer, Legal 500, Private Equity and Investment Funds, 2024
  • Recognized amongst the ‘Top Female Lawyers’ in India, 2023 by Asian Legal Business (a Thompson Reuters Publication)
  • Recognized amongst ‘Rising Stars’ in India, 2023 by Asian Legal Business (a Thompson Reuters Publication)
  • Quoted in India Business Law Journal, 2021 as a recommended lawyer by a client "All of my legal and compliance-related worries have been taken care of with the utmost professionalism and with great quality".

Publications:

  • The Code on Social Security 2020: Addressing the Key Changes and Their Impact --Read here
  • How to start a liquor business- Read here
  • ESOP: An Incentive tool for startup founders etc -- Read here
  • An Overview of Digital Lending Guidelines-Read here
  • Legality of Moonlighting -- Read here
  • Identifying instances which do not  constitute Bid Rigging -- Read here
  • Commercial Contracts in India and their Legal Nuances -- Read here
  • Key Elements in Indian Employment Contracts -- Read  here
  • Buying and Selling Real Estate in India -- Read here
  • Co-authored the  India chapter on setting up for a joint book project by Interlegal and Euraudit, published in 2019, and 2022 respectively -- Read here
  • How India's Legal Sector  is Transforming -- Read here
  • Provided inputs as an expert for an article published in the Times of India -- Read  here

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