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03/12 Deepti Antani
Chief Consultant - HR at SUMS CorpSolutions

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Director/Vice President - Legal - BFSI - LLB/LLM (16-20 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 771566

We have been retained by one of the Large MNC to identify a Lead for the Legal Team

We will prefer to select finance professionals from Banks and Insurance companies.

Location : Mumbai

Role Title : Director / VP - Legal

Reports to : COO

Principle Roles & Responsibility for the position include :

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/litigation are managed well so that Company interests are protected.

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

Experience and Background :

- LLB/ LLM with minimum 18 to 20 years of overall experience with a law firm & corporate.


Qualified CS -Company Secretory will be added advantage .

Competencies :

- Strong organizational skills; demonstrated 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 collegian 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

Should you have the relevant qualifications mandated above and are interested and feel free to give Deepti of Sums Corpsolutions a call on +91 9825312023

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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