Sampath Kumar Rajagopalan has joined Trilegal as a Partner in Corporate practice at the firm's Delhi office, where he will be focusing on corporate governance and compliance matters..Rajagopalan has over 25 years of experience in the corporate governance and secretarial compliance practice. During his in-house years in large multinationals, he worked extensively on regulatory and compliance functions, including Companies Law, FEMA, SEBI, environment laws, labour laws, customs, income tax, economic laws, and other allied laws. His regulatory experience spans service, manufacturing, and distribution companies, and he is proficient at managing HR, administration, and procurement functions through a business and commercial lens. In the last few years, he has built a formidable reputation as an authority on governance, compliance and transactional matters, advising boards and committees of large listed companies, REITs, InvITs, private companies and LLPs. .Most recently, Rajagopalan has been a Partner and National Leader at EY for nearly 5 years. He is also a Trilegal alumnus. He joined Trilegal in 2008 and established the governance and compliance (CGC) practice, later becoming a Partner in the CGC practice of the firm before moving to EY..Nishant Parikh, Partner and Member of the Management Committee at Trilegal, said,"Corporate governance and compliance is vital for the health and growth of any business, and we have seen how good governance practices have such a positive impact on companies. Sampath has advised numerous business groups and boards of companies over the years on critical governance issues with great sophistication. It's great to have him back.".Sridhar Gorthi, Partner and Member of the Management Committee at Trilegal, said,"We welcome Sampath to Trilegal. He brings in wide-ranging expertise in the legal, regulatory and governance space, with a track record of exceptional client service, which makes him an excellent fit for our firm. With his passion for work and deep experience, Sampath will accelerate new avenues of growth for the firm.".Yogesh Singh, Partner and Head of the Corporate practice, said, "Sampath has been a part of Trilegal previously and we are delighted to welcome him back. The familiarity will also help us integrate him into the team smoothly at a time when we are seeing increasing demand for corporate governance and compliance specialists. His extensive experience in such matters will be an asset to our practice.".With the joining of Rajagopalan, the partnership strength of Trilegal has reached 114..If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.