Strategy legal role to identify, anticipate & mitigate legal risk including M&A, SPA, Corporate Finance Transactions etc Transaction structuring & documentation: Work with top counsels, provide options on various deal structures; Draft, negotiate & finalize transaction documents. Initiate legal proceedings, active participation in strategy, research & arguments during litigation; manage external counsel, drive settlements. Structure, draft & negotiate SPA, SHA, IA, DOA, JVs and joint development transactions. Draft & vet agreements like Lease, Conveyance & Mortgage Deeds, Agreements for Sale, Leave & License & development, legal contracts & tenders. Draft & negotiate commercial contracts; Prepare templates, upgrades of all standard agreements, documents; Control quality of closure of agreements with vendors Manage Group Intellectual Property & ensure timely renewals, oppositions etc. Deal with Corporate entities, Retail/Commercial brands, Contractors/vendors, External Legal Counsel, Statutory/ Regulatory agencies and internal Business Heads. High degree of legal aptitude, top notch drafting & negotiating skills with flair for innovative solutions. Capable of running around, handle pressure, hands-on and not a delegator; can independently read a letter & draft a response.