Trishna Mohan Kripalani

TrustLaw, Thomson Reuters Company

South Asia, Legal Programme Manager

Trishna works as South Asia Legal Programme Manager at TrustLaw, Thomson Reuters Foundation. She manages TrustLaw’s network of NGOs, social enterprises, and lawyers in the region. She facilitates pro bono legal assistance for members, supports strategic legal research programmes on regional and cross-border issues. She has a particular interest in peace building and business and human rights. She has more than a decade of experience in the legal and humanitarian sector and holds an Advanced Masters in International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights Law from Geneva. She is a qualified lawyer in India and has practiced both in chamber practice and law firms. As a lawyer, she has worked on civil, criminal and corporate cases, and handled a team of lawyers at Kochhar and Company dealing mostly in corporate litigation including corporate criminal liability and arbitration. She has also developed and led a training program on business and human rights in India for lawyers. Further, she has been engaged with the development sector with several NGOs and International Organisations such as UNDP, the International Committee of the Red Cross, and has worked for the Ministry of Women and Child Development as a legal consultant.