Padmanabhan Ananth (Paddy) is the founding partner of Counselence. He has over 30 years’ experience of being in-house counsel including at Elgi Equipment, Reliance Industries and Wipro. At Wipro he was the Vice President-Legal, where he was instrumental in instilling a culture of compliance across the globe for the company by implementing robust systems, processes and training programmes. He has extensive, multi-jurisdictional experience on statutory compliance, ethics compliance, litigation and in negotiating commercial contracts.
Paddy’s USP is providing high-quality legal advice to businesses through a deep understanding of business needs. For over five years up to August 2020, he was a partner at CounsePro. He possesses expertise and wide experience in respect of employment laws and employee relations matters and supports several MNCs and Indian corporate clients.
Paddy is a graduate in Commerce from Madras University and Law from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore.