Ritu Goyal: An Epitome of Women Empowerment in Legal Arena

Legal profession is one of the noble professions amongst all. It plays a pivotal role in strengthening our society and Lawyers act as a carrier for providing justices to the victims. However, to deliver justice requires adept legal acumen, passion to fight for injustice and humane heart to deal every case with utmost sensitivity. One such top notch lawyer is Ritu Goyal. She is a Partner of a flourishing law-firm Naks & Partners (Advocates & Solicitors).

It was her diligent efforts and utmost integrity towards her work that led Ritu to make strides in legal industry which earlier was considered as a male-centric profession. Ritu has added many feathers in her cap that too in a very shorter span of time. At the young age of 26, she got selected as a prominent member of the think-tank of one reputed organization.

She started her career at a very young age and subsequently got involved in taking responsible and key decisions at large organizations. “The challenge then was to deliver my best and live up to the expectations of my Organisation,” asserts Ritu. “Besides I think that trying to carve a niche as a career woman in a Patriarchal set-up and in a profession like Law that has been for ages believed to be ‘male-dominated’ is quite an uphill task so kudos to all women who have been successfully exploring the same.”

Recently her firm Naks & Partners has earned “Promising Law Firm of the Year” award in the presence of eminent personalities of the country.

An Impressive and Flourishing Career so Far

As a professional, she had started her Journey as an intern and soon joined as Company Secretary & Legal Manager in one of the fastest growing North Indian Real Estate Company. Throughout these years she was responsible for Corporate Legal, Compliances, Corporate Governance, Restructuring, finance and IPR of the entire Group. At the time she resigned, Ritu had already climbed the ladder to the position of GM (Legal & Company Secretary). After serving Corporates for 9 years, Ritu started to expand her wings and joined Naks & Partners as a Partner.

At Naks, she manages PAN India Business & Commercial Litigation including Civil, Consumer and Corporate Litigation. Moreover, she also leads the secretarial Consultancy division at Naks. She is also involved in providing advisory on IPR Portfolio and other business and commercial dealings. Throughout her professional journey she has established herself in Public Speaking and Branding activities of the Organization.

She is an eloquent orator who gives lectures in Law collages, prestigious Institutes including ICSI (Institute of Company Secretaries of India), Business houses, Charitable organizations like hospitals, schools etc. on topics ranging from Litigation management, Contract Management, Compliances, Prevention of Sexual Harassment (POSH) and social awareness.

Ritu is acting as an Independent Women Director on the board of various Big Corporate Houses of India. Currently, she is associated with Optiemus Electronics Limited (OEL), where she is accredited for her active involvement in decision making activities of the business.

Ritu believes that passion about your work and continuous improvement are the key to unlock the hidden potential. Her mantra of life is- “A day without any value addition is a day wasted.” This value addition can be in any form, be it practical exposure, intellectual enhancement or learning lessons of life. She keeps on learning new things, new concepts, and amendments in provisions of law to update her on the current events.

She is a strong believer of working for social causes and has been playing an instrumental role in, effectively implementing the policies for prevention of sexual harassment against women at workplace. To achieve her objective she has been an active part of various business and Non-profit organizations. Apart from big corporates like Axa Assurance, Rohde & Schwarz, Uniparts, Healthkart.com, A2Z Group; she has also worked with various Hospitals like Dharamshila Hospital, for the education and empowerment of poor and uneducated women, while securing rights for themselves and their children.

About Naks & Partners

Delhi-based Naks & Partners has a robust pool of proficient Advocates & Solicitors who have proven expertise in providing effective and cost conscious solutions to problems of its Clients. This firm has its presence in 320 districts across the length and breadth of the country and is aiming to expand its outreach into all districts in India. Many blue-chip companies from varied sectors (E-commerce, Airlines, Agriculture Company, Real Estate, Technology and more) are the clients that have witnessed a positive outcome after taking its services.

“In a very short span, I have witnessed the exponential growth of my firm Naks & Partners. Client satisfaction, in a rapidly changing and challenging work environment coupled with exemplary results keep me motivated in my work,” asserts Ritu. “Seeing my Organization take the shape and recognition that I have always wanted keeps me motivated to work harder and with more enthusiasm.”

Naks gives special emphasis on pragmatic and quick approach towards understanding the legal issues ailing its clients. It offers services for Writs, SLPs, Public Interest Litigation, Business & Commercial Laws, Corporate Laws, Consumer Litigation; Civil Litigation; Contract Management; Compliance Management, and Intellectual Property Rights besides working in the arena of Licensing, Arbitration, Legal Metrology etc. Naks & Partners has also established a conspicuous presence in e- commerce Industry, Real Estate, Consumer & Durable Products, Health & Medicare, Infrastructure, Finance, Precious Metals, Logistics, Agriculture, and Information Technology.

Naks & Partners has recurrently been recognized for its exemplary performance and unparalleled services and has grown exponentially within a very short span. “Every time I saw the satisfaction and happiness on my Clients face whenever I get them justice, I find it a big achievement,” concludes Ritu. “Therefore, I believe that success is the cumulative effect of every big and small achievement and I am grateful for everything I am bestowed with.”

Source :-The 10 Powerful Women Lawyers in 2018