People Associates and Senior Associates Ashwani Naidu

Ashwani Naidu
Senior Associate - Corporate and Commercial

Ashwani Naidu
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Ashwani is an Associate within Hicksons Corporate and Commercial team.  She has over 10 years Australian experience advising clients across a wide range of businesses (large corporate, SMEs and FMCGs) on various commercial arrangements, including share/asset sale agreements, contractual obligations and termination issues, privacy and data protection, general corporate structuring, shareholder disputes, corporate governance and compliance reporting. She has provided advice on and negotiated a range of pharmaceutical and health related contracts as well. 
Ashwani has significant IT experience and has assisted corporates and start-ups on a broad range of technology projects including software development, intellectual property protection and commercialization, technology transfer arrangements, IT procurement and systems integration work.  
Ashwani regularly advises both employers and employees on the broad range of workplace issues including employment agreements, workplace policies, Award interpretation, parental leave, redundancy, unfair dismissal, non-compete arrangements and their enforcement,  protecting trade secrets and confidential information, performance management, disciplinary matters and general protections claims.
Ashwani's strengths are negotiating and drafting contracts to meet clients' commercial expectations whilst minimising corporate risk.  Ashwani holds a Bachelor of Laws and is admitted to practice in New South Wales, the Australian Capital Territory and Fiji.