Every year, the India Australia Business & Community Awards (IABCA) celebrate Indian entrepreneurship within Australia and commemorate the extraordinary efforts of Indians who are making a real difference to the community in their professional capacities.
For almost two decades, Mittu Gopalan has demonstrated exceptional and progressive leadership in the business sector. Acting as the sole principal of Freedman & Gopalan Solicitors, Mittu works consistently to attain justice for those who find themselves in unjust situations and deliver pragmatic, tailored solutions for her clients. After Harry Freedman’s death in 2015, Mittu has tackled each problem she has faced with perceptiveness and determination, rising above adversity to reach the goals they both had envisioned for their business. An embodiment of the firm’s motto of “People over Profits”, Mittu personally ensures that each of her clients are given the highest standard of professional service at minimal cost. Mittu’s compassion for her clients, drive to instigate meaningful change and innovation have seen her achieve great success in both Australian and international contexts. As such, Mittu is one of the leading businesswoman and solicitor in Australia, inspiring young women who are striving for success in the legal profession. She balances her professional life and family commitments with equal compassion and effort.
Mittu’s incredible achievements as an entrepreneur make her highly deserving of the honour to be short-listed as a Finalist for the IABCA’s ‘Businesswoman of the Year’ Award 2016.
Results will be announced on Friday 28 October 2016.