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20/02 Rachit S. Kewalramani
Senior Manager at GIPS Executive Search

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Manager/Senior Manager - Legal Disputes/Litigation - IT/Infra/BFSI/Manufacturing (8-15 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 800036

Position title: Manager / Senior Manager - Legal (Disputes / Litigation)

Reports to: Director - Legal, Reputation and Risk Office (RRO)

Primary purpose of the role:

- Helping to formulate responses to contentious matters where raised by clients, stakeholders, employees, etc.

- Advising on and/or helping to conduct internal inquiries, investigations, etc.

- Reporting and managing reporting systems and processes.

- Proactively helping to manage risks and, to the extent practicable, mitigating the risks, improving processes.

Major responsibilities & deliverables:

- Research on various legal positions, case laws, etc.

- Advising on other laws such as POSH.

- Drive projects for the RRO team. Supporting other Functions in matters such as clients and markets, etc.

Skills Required:

The candidate must have solid legal knowledge and skills, ability to apply that to practical situations, and a solution-oriented, pragmatic approach to balance risk and reward.

The candidate must have solid technical knowledge of dispute resolution process, strategy and tactics and, in a professional manner, be able to find out efficient, pragmatic ways of dealing with contentious issues.

The following are important, among others:

- Risk spotting ability - the candidate must be able to quickly assess the risk areas and recommend ways of mitigating or managing them.

- Analytical skills - should be able to use judgment, analyze facts and draw logical conclusions

- Effective verbal and written communication skills - should be able to draft legal clauses / contracts, prepare reports and correspondence related to work

- Creative thinking.

Qualifications required: Bachelor of Law (LLB). Graduation in Commerce, desirable.

Experience required, Any Specific Industry / Company exposure: - Experience - Around 8-12 years

- Experience of handling contentious matters in IT, Consulting, Infrastructure Advisory, Financial Services, or Manufacturing industry.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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