Arbitration & alternative dispute resolution; bankruptcy & insolvency; litigation; labour & employment
Poornima heads the dispute resolution practice at Samvad Partners and is based out of Bengaluru. She specializes in corporate and commercial disputes, including construction and infrastructure disputes, shareholder disputes and insolvency matters. She sits as both an arbitrator and mediator. She is also an active contentious employment counsel specializing in issues around workplace harassment.
Poornima has been recognized consistently as a leading dispute resolution lawyer by directories including Chambers and Legal 500. She is a visiting faculty member at the National Law School of India University and other law schools across the country.
She regularly publishes articles on issues around dispute resolution and the associated challenges in India. She has also co-edited a book on leadership, role modelling at the workplace, and mentoring at the workplace, which was published in 2018 by Palgrave MacMillan. Poornima is admitted to practise law in India.