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Surekha Gollapudi, Senior Associate

Surekha Gollapudi

Senior Associate


Telegu (fluent)

Practice areas

  • Consumer
  • Education
  • Health and safety
  • Litigation and dispute management
  • Product liability and product recall
  • Transport

Practice notes

Surekha is a senior associate in the Environment, Health and Safety team of Eversheds Sutherland's Litigation and Dispute Management Group, specialising in corporate criminal defence, regulatory compliance and enforcement and non-contentious compliance advice. Surekha regularly defends organisations following work related fatalities and serious injuries, conducts Reviews of Safety Management Systems and represents interested persons at inquests.

Surekha deals with a variety of regulators including the Health and Safety Executive, local authorities, the Environment Agency, the Office of Rail and Road and other regulatory bodies. She advises across different sectors with a focus on education, manufacturing and transport.

Her recent experience includes:

Representing universities at inquest following the deaths of students or staff; defending a large organisation following a serious injury caused by an unsafe lifting operation; defending a manufacturing client following an accident which caused life changing injuries to an employee as a result of not isolating machinery correctly; conducting health and safety reviews for a manufacturing clients; and acting as legal advisor to a professional conduct panel.

Surekha also delivers health and safety training, both as part of the team’s public EHS training courses and also through designing and delivering bespoke in house courses to clients.

For further information regarding Eversheds Sutherland’s EHS team please visit