20/11 Roshni Sanyal
Staffing Consultant at Maersk Line

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Maersk Line - Junior Legal Counsel - LLB (2-6 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 635616

We Offer:

- An opportunity to be part of an evolving legal team in Maersk Line

- Working with partners, shareholders, authorities and other stakeholders

Key Responsibilities:

1. Litigation

- Appointing, Liaisoning with the Advocates on record.

- Attending Court proceedings.

- Providing evidence on behalf of company.

- Management and Tracking of all company litigation in all courts on a Pan India basis.

- Researching best way forward for closure of ongoing legal cases.

2. Commercial Settlements

- Out of Court Settelments.

- Arbitration/Negotiation with Vendors as provided in all Agreements on a case to case basis.

3. Advisory

- Providing legal & commercially viable solutions like freight recovery, non-compliance by sub-contractors / vendors, fraud, employee policy violations, to the management.

- Assess legal risk and exposure of the company in all business and operational ventures.

- Provide business knowledge & support to the Claims team.

- Responding / Liaising with Local & Federal Authorities like Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Reserve Bank of India, Food Safety & Standard Authority of India etc.

4. Drafting & Vetting

- All agreements entered into by the company (including but not limited to AMCs, Leave and License, Lease Deeds, Housekeeping, Security services, Counter Vendor Agreements SLAs.

- Standardization of all location / branch office agreements.

- Vetting and assessment of any agreement received from a Vendor/Customer.

- Drafting and Vetting of legal instruments for e.g. Undertakings, Indemnity bonds, Letter of Intent, Power of Attorney, Letter of Authority.

- Legal communication with local authorities, vendors, customers, employees and ex- employees.

5. CSR

- Drafting of CSR Policy in compliance with the local laws.

- Legal assessment of all proposals received by MLIPL.

- Ensuring necessary compliance with regards to the CSR Rules and Companies Act.

6. Knowledge Sharing and Legal

Awareness

- Making all functions aware of various applicable Statutory laws & compliances.

- Conduct anti- corruption & fraud awareness workshops for all new joinees.

7. Secretarial Compliance

- Convening Board & Shareholders meetings.

- Procedures for Appointment of Board members.

- Maintaining the Statutory registers of the Company.

- Filing of Statutory returns with appropriate authorities.

- GEMS updation.

8. Whistle Blowing Investigations

- Conduct investigations to whistle blowing cases from the Cluster.

- Update GIA and / or ML Legal.

- Submit the final report for necessary action.

9. Authority Matrix

- Compiling and updatation of Local Authority Matrix in line with GAM.

Who we are looking for:

- Degree in Law (LLB) and minimum 2 -3 years of experience in Corporate Legal work.

- Great communication skills and interpersonal skills.

- Experience in working on litigation cases.

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