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24/07 Shaziya Khan
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Mantri - Assistant Vice President - Legal (15-20 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 724618

Job Title: AVP - Legal

Department: Legal

Job Objective: To lead and direct the legal function in order to ensure effective management of legal, contractual and compliance issues, support to identify and mitigate legal-related risks for MDPL investments and operations

Primary Responsibilities

Strategic :

- Develop strategies to manage contracts and litigation effectively so as to minimize exposure of the Company to claims and litigation

- Keep track of existing laws and changes to laws governing urban and rural land development. Capitalize on any emerging opportunities for the benefit of the organization

Operational :

- Collaborate with external lawyers to evaluate land records and conduct thorough due diligence for all deals and transactions. Highlight concern areas and recommend risk mitigation strategies/options

- Collaborate with all MDPL partners in contract definition. Review the final agreements from a legal perspective and ensure minimal risks to the organization

- Develop and manage the Legal team depending upon the existing and future business plans

- Guide the company in the interpretation of laws with respect to construction, real estate and environment applicable to the business

- Guide and direct other functions on compliance matters both at the corporate level and at the site level

- Provide legal administration services and institutionalize legal support and control processes across different functions in the company

- Ensure timely and efficient coordination with the business partners on all issues of disputes and policy interpretation

- Identify external legal counsels and consultants for various jobs as and when required. Effectively coordinate with outside counsels for litigations and contract management

- Develop a database of legal, regulatory & statutory requirements for MDPL projects

- Provide legal support to the Sales team in the sale deed preparations, agreements, registrations etc and provide support for customer satisfaction

- Ensure effective management of legal documentation

Financial :

- Formulate the Legal department's budget and ensure adherence to the allocated budget

- Monitor the drafting of all contract related documents from a legal perspective and ensure minimal associated risks for MDPL

People :

- Conduct performance appraisals on departmental staff/personnel. Assess and fulfill training and career development requirements

- Coach subordinates to develop the team's capabilities and build a strong succession pipeline for the role

Key Result Areas :

1. Financial Perspective :

- Continuously improve the bottom line

- % deviation from the allocated budgets

2. Internal Process Perspective :

a) Execution Excellence :

- Quality of Legal Documentation

- Number of inaccuracies/loop holes in a legal document

- Settlement of litigations in a timely and effective manner number of litigations won in favor of MDPL

b) Risk and Compliance :

3. Learning and Growing Perspective :

a) Performance Management System

- Develop department scorecards by X date

b) Department E-Sat score

- Timely resolution of department issues highlighted in the survey

External Interfaces :

- Advocates & Legal Institutions

- Government Authorities

- Customers and Business partners

Internal Interfaces :

- Marketing

- Business Development

- Project Delivery & Liaison

Desired qualifications :

- Bachelor of Law (LLB)

Desired experience

- 15 Plus years in the legal profession with at least 6 years experience in the legal function of real estate company

Knowledge and Skills :

Technical Knowledge :

- Knowledge of legal provisions / statutory requirements related to the real estate/ construction industry

- Knowledge of property, contract, and commercial law

- Knowledge of international contracts and settlement advocacy

Behavioral Skills :

- Decision Making Skills

- Negotiation Skills

- Communication Skills

- Analytical Skills

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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