28/02 Vivek
Senior Consultant at Mastermind Network

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Head - Legal & Company Secretary - IT/ITeS (13-21 yrs)

Pune Job Code: 670246

Key Accountabilities:

- Provide accurate and timely counsel in a variety of legal topics (Eg: labor law, contracts management etc.)

- Responsible for legal filing, application and documentation e.g. prepare corporate filing documents; license application; draft, review and comment on contract, minutes of a meeting, and other deeds.

- Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies appropriate to the company

- Specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance

- Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations

- Apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advise on possible legal issues

- Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust

- Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company's full legal rights

- Deal with complex matters with multiple stakeholders and forces

- Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization

- Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation

- Coach/Supervise junior legal team members and support staff.

- To ensure compliance of the provisions of Companies Law and rules made there-under and other statutes and bye-laws of the company.

- To arrange with and to call and hold meetings of the board and to prepare a correct record of proceedings.

- To attend the broad meetings in order to ensure that the legal requirements are fulfilled, and provide such information as are necessary.

- To advise, in conjunctions with the company's solicitors, the chief executive or other executives, in respect of the legal matters, as required.

- To engage legal advisors and defend the rights of the company in Courts of Law.

Candidate Specification:

- A qualified legal professional

- Significant post-qualification experience in IT/ITeS industry

- Sufficient experience of Company Secretarial role to manage compliance and deliver effective services

- Managing regulatory compliance

- Effective stakeholder engagement with regulators

- Provide proactive advice to management on various options in mitigating the potential risks

- Project management skills to manage multiple projects, with the focus and drive to

- see projects through from start to completion

- Ability to know when to consult or seek advice in other professional areas, including tax and finance

- Ability to effectively manage risks while maximizing commercial opportunities

- Capability to influence internal and external stakeholders effectively with an approach of problem solver

- Demonstrated ability to perform consistently under pressure and meet demanding deadlines

- Ability to grasp complex situations and get up to speed quickly on current projects and practices

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