06/02 Darryl Pais
Managing Director at Corporate Search & Placements Pvt. Ltd.

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Senior Manager - Legal - Asset Management Firm - LLB/LLM (5-10 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 661817

We have been retained by our client, a well-established, professionally managed asset management company, to identify an Senior Manager - Legal to be based at Mumbai.

Job Purpose:

- Develop and lead the legal strategy across the business and act as a key point of contact regarding any business legal matters.

- Liaise with government departments and regulatory authorities for obtain necessary sanctions and ensure timely and effective legal solution to all issues faced by the organization.

Key Responsibilities:

- Drafting and vetting of conveyance deeds, development agreements, investment in NCDs, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, ISDA Master Agreements, Credit Support documents and other relevant documentation

- Drafting and vetting of shareholders agreements, debenture subscription agreements, Corporate Guarantees, vetting of contracts such as Term Sheets/MoUs for Investment transactions, Trademark Licensing agreements, Software Licensing agreements and related documents.

- Responsible for thorough Due Diligence of the securities offered for various products.

- Follow up with Investee companies to ensure that all conditions precedent and conditions subsequent are duly complied.

- Coordinate with law firms and other legal advisors and consultants on litigation matters, arbitration and conciliation process, reviewing of documents, plaints, affidavits etc. submitted by the external lawyers for litigation.

- Filing of necessary forms with registrar of companies and coordinating with Investee companies to ensure that these forms are filed.

- Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that where legal risks have been identified, appropriate course of action have/need to been taken.

- Responsible for day to day legal activities and monitoring.

- Post investment follow-up of compliance of conditions subsequent and perusing the quarterly reports, attending Board meetings of the Company and broadly taking stock of the working of the Company and the specific Projects.

- Provide legal protection and risk management advice to management.

- Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with and manage external lawyers.

- To conduct research relating to transactions that are hit by FEMA and SEBI, RBI, Companies Act, Indian Contract Act and other statutes.

- Provide updates on any relevant changes in applicable laws and regulations on a timely basis.

Desired Skills/Competencies:

- Possess strong analytical, problem solving and communication skills.

- Have strong interpersonal and influencing skills

- Be able to work independently with minimum supervision and be self-motivated.

- Ability to work under pressure, prioritize and respond to business needs and goals.

- Able to demonstrate and provide commitment for a long-term career.

- Have good organizational skills, with an ability to manage and prioritize deliverables in order to meet deadlines as required.

- Strong knowledge of SEBI regulations governing Alternate Investment Funds and Portfolio Management Services.

- Strong knowledge of recovery proceedings including action under Insolvency Code, Negotiable Instruments Act, Transfer of Property Act.

Candidates Profile:

Ideal candidates should have a degree in Law with 5 to 10 years of relevant experience.

Interested candidates meeting with the above requirements may please respond with a recent photograph and resume in word format

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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