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22/05 Reshma Rakesh
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Crisil - Legal Manager - BFSI (4-9 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 220160

Role : Manager, Corporate Legal.

About the Role:

The role will be based in Mumbai and will be part of the CRISIL Legal team (the vacancy having arisen due to a team member moving on outside CRISIL). Depending on the person's experience, capability and fitment the role could be that of a Manager - Legal or other appropriate role.

The role will report directly into the Chief Legal Officer.

1. The candidate will be expected to take on a variety of in-house legal work including:

2. Contract drafting and review of a variety of contracts (from sales, procurement, employment and other) relevant for CRISIL's global businesses.

3. Research on legal matters relevant to CRISIL's businesses, including research on cross-border laws (as reasonably practicable).

4. Providing legal opinion and views on legal topics as relevant for CRISIL's businesses.

5. Coordinating the management of the intellectual property portfolio of CRISIL.

6. Handling contentious matters and helping with dispute resolution processes as necessary.

7. Assist the CRISIL businesses with statutory compliance related matters and where necessary, conduct legal audit and due diligence.

8. Depending on need, may be involved in M&A transactions.

9. Generally provide in-house legal support as necessary.

Candidate Profile

Essential Qualification

Bachelor's degree in law from a reputable Indian university.

Desirable - a law degree from any of the common law countries.

Experience -

4+ years of post-qualification experience, preferably in the financial sector.

Experience in handling cross-border legal work would be an added plus.


The CRISIL Legal team is a small team of four highly committed, experienced legal professionals who take pride in providing high-quality, astute and pragmatic legal advice to all of CRISIL's businesses.

Given the diverse businesses of CRISIL, the CRISIL Legal team handles a variety of work spanning various practice areas such as contracts and commercial, disputes and contentious, intellectual property, real property law, regulatory, competition law, mergers and acquisitions- ..

The CRISIL Legal team's vision is to provide world-class in-house legal support to CRISIL businesses.

The team works with a passion for excellence exhibiting uncompromising professionalism in its work.

The team believes in ethics, intellectual honesty and showing respect to those it deals with. The team is collaborative in its approach and its team members ready to support one another.

The team is led by Suresh Kumar, Senior Director - Legal (Chief Legal Officer) a professional with around 19 years- of post qualification experience in a variety of Indian and global companies. Suresh is a thought leader whose views on the in-house profession have been quoted by leading regional legal publications and by the Vice Dean of the Harvard Law School. Suresh also regularly presents on legal topics - one of them being a presentation on technology related laws to senior judges in Maharashtra as a part of a knowledge-share session organized by the Technology Law Forum and the Maharashtra Judicial Academy.


Who We Are

CRISIL is a global analytical company providing ratings, research, and risk and policy advisory services.

We are India's leading ratings agency. We are also the foremost provider of high-end research to the world's largest banks and leading corporations. With sustainable competitive advantage arising from our strong brand, unmatched credibility, market leadership across businesses, and large customer base, we deliver analysis, opinions, and solutions that make markets function better. Our defining trait is our ability to convert data and information into expert judgements and forecasts across a wide range of domains, with deep expertise and complete objectivity.

At the core of our credibility, built up assiduously over the years, are our values: Integrity, Independence, Analytical Rigour, Commitment and Innovation.

CRISIL's majority shareholder is Standard and Poor's (S&P). Standard & Poor's, a part of McGraw Hill Financial (formerly The McGraw-Hill Companies) (NYSE:MHFI), is the world's foremost provider of credit ratings.

Who We Serve

We address a rich and globally diversified client base. Within India our customers range from small enterprises to the largest corporations and financial institutions; outside India our customers include the world's largest banks and leading corporations. We also work with governments and policy-makers in India and other emerging markets in the infrastructure domain.

How We Add Value

We empower our customers, and the markets at large, with independent analysis, benchmarks and tools. These help lenders and borrowers, issuers and investors, regulators, and market intermediaries make better-informed investment and business decisions. Our offerings allow markets and market participants to become more transparent and efficient - by mitigating and managing risk, taking pricing decisions, generating more revenue, reducing time to market and enhancing returns. By helping shape public policy on infrastructure in emerging markets, we help catalyze economic growth and development in these countries.

CRISIL Businesses

CRISIL businesses comprise: Ratings (credit ratings), Global Research & Analytics (high-end research and analytics services provided to global customers), Research (equity research and information) and Risk and Infrastructure Solutions (infrastructure advisory and software solutions for risk management). CRISIL has clients and/or operations across the world.

For more information - ..

Please visit CRISIL web site at

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