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11/10 Suganya Akilan
Senior Search Consultant at Armour Corporate Services

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Director - Legal - BFS - LLB/LLM (15-20 yrs)

Mumbai/Navi Mumbai Job Code: 753076

Age : 38 yrs (Min) 45 yrs (Max)

Work Experience : 15 yrs (Min) 20 yrs (Max)

Reports to : CFO

No of DRs : Legal Team

No of vacancies : 1

Qualifications : LLB or LLM

Target Sector : Banking / Financial Services

Search Domain : Mumbai only

Experience and Background :

- LLB/ LLM with minimum of 15 years of overall experience with a law firm & corporate.

Competencies :

- Strong organizational skills; demonstrated the ability to handle multiple and changing tasks simultaneously.

- Experience in contract drafting and negotiation.

- Strong presentation and negotiation skills able to influence and persuade in decision-making processes both internally and externally.

- Ability to work independently as well as part of a collegial team with some direct supervision, within company guidelines and department policies.

- Ability to draft clear, professional and legally robust correspondence, contractual documentation, policies and other documentation.

- Ability to build and maintain good relationships both internally and externally at all levels. 

- Ability to work in a culturally diverse and changing environment.

- Ability to maintain confidentiality and/or sensitive business information.

Responsibilities :

- Lead and drive the legal advisory function for the organization across all our offices and business units.

- Liaising with internal clients, outside legal counsel, colleagues and staff to manage legal risk, including contractual negotiations, local licensing and regulatory issues, outsourcing arrangements and compliance with relevant laws;

- Identifying and resolving issues relating to suitability of transactions and external clients, franchise protection and sound management of conflicts of interests;

- Review of legal documentation such as Contracts/ Service Agreements with Clients and Sub-Contractors, Non-Disclosure Agreement, Inter-firm memos etc.

- Review of tenders (Request for Proposals) issued by Clients, Proposals and Engagement Letters submitted to the Client.

- Recommend changes required in the above documentation from the legal and functional perspective, suggesting risk mitigating steps.

- Discussions with client/ client legal departments to negotiate contracts.

- Developing formats /templates for various types of Agreement - Resolving overall legal matters/issues. 

- Ensure that cases/litigations are managed well so that Company interests are protected.

- Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with and engage with external lawyers.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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