Head - Legal

  • Mumbai
  • Confidential
  • 15-20 years
  • Views
  • 28 Mar 2018

  • Senior Management-Legal

  • Chemicals/ Fertilizer/ Pesticides, Telecom/ Mobile Operator/ ISP/ Telecom Vendor, Oil/ Gas/ Petrochemicals / Refinery
Job Description

Head - Legal
? Drive legal processes across the Group companies to protect the company’s interest in relation to people, property, and goodwill

Key Job Responsibilities
Group Legal Compliance
? Provide legal advice and counsel on legal issues to all the functions across group companies
? Understand various business models of the organization and the impact of applicable laws
? Establish a detailed lease management system including due-diligence, lease process, risk assessment, internal approval process and related document management
? Engage with developers for negotiation/ finalisation of lease terms including LOI, lease agreements
? Ensure full compliance with lease related matters
? Ensure contract document management
? Guide and help the legal team establish good practices and establish a knowledge updation practice and culture
? Review, negotiate and finalise all legal terms in brand licensing agreements
? Support teams in structuring contracts and agreements
? Assist the Group legal head in corporate restructuring matters such as mergers, demergers and capital restructuring
? Handle all legal matters relating to the Board and shareholders
? Manage the maintenance and updation of statutory registers and records
? Monitor adherence to statutory and legal compliances as per defined norms and timelines

Litigation management
? Strategize, Initiate and defend litigation in consultation with Legal Head
? Advise and guide the team for effective dispute resolution
? Select, empanel and closely interact with external legal counsel, provide brief and plan, decide and execute litigation strategy
? Recommend and Initiate settlement wherever feasible with approval of the Group Legal Head

Intellectual Property
? Devise the IPR strategy in consultation with the group legal head
? Ensure protection of IPR through timely registration and renewal
? Initiate infringement action suo moto and as per requests from the teams

Regulatory Compliances
? Ensure that all show cause notices and hearings are handled appropriately to ensure closure of all proceedings
? Advise concerned teams on handling notices, investigations and enquiries from statutory authorities
? Manage legal compliance

Stakeholder Management
? Internal and External Stakeholder management for our business needs

Qualification And Experience:
1. Qualified/licensed lawyer with 15+ Years of general corporate experience in a major law firm, large multi-national corporation or equivalent;
2. Strong organizational/project management skills, ability to handle high volume and balance competing demands;
3. Ability to develop and maintain solid client relationships and to influence decision makers at all levels;
4. Confidence and experience translating complex legal concepts into practical solutions to guide business people;
5. Ability to work successfully in a matrixed, team environment;
6. Basic knowledge of related function Taxation, & Accounts
7. Project Management skills
8. Execution skills
9. Negotiation skills
10. Ability to understand business requirement

Job Posted By

About Organisation