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30/06 Snigdha Singh
Client Manager at ABC Consultants

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Vice President - Legal - BFSI - Contractual Role - LLB/LLM (15-25 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1281630

Primary Job Duties/Responsibilities

The key job duties/responsibilities are enumerated below:

- Provide legal advice and services to run the operations in line with the charter, rules, statutes, laws, and regulations

- Provide sound legal advice along with the legal team to the bank on wide range of legal matters, including corporate issues, business models, mergers & acquisitions, lending activities, resource raising, employment issues etc. to minimize the legal risk for the Bank

- Lead the legal team to formulate a legal opinion, concerning matters involving national legislation, national law, or related matter, for which the need to carry out in-depth legal studies or to standardize the legal understanding of the institution is identified. Such will be binding on the other functional units.

- Providing direction to the bank and the legal team with respect to the changing regulatory policy framework and business requirements

- Assist in all facets of litigations, including pre-disputes. Supervise legal work in-house, whenever possible

- Keeping the business objectives and processes aligned with the changing statutory regulatory framework

- Protect interest of the bank before various courts, tribunals, arbitrators, regulators, law enforcement agencies & statutory bodies which will include appearing before the courts / tribunal / authorities ; filing of petitions, appeals, reply, written statements and affidavits in legal proceedings on behalf of the Company; and, if needed, engage advocates/ senior advocate, senior counsel, to represent in courts / tribunals / authorities etc

- Act as CPIO under the RTI Act

- Act as nodal officer for all the law enforcement agencies including CBI, ED, DRI, SFIO, Cyber Crime Cells, EOW, SEBI etc.

- Assist various verticals in contract management

- Develop the legal resolution strategy for large critical exposures in coordination with relevant business heads and engaging with legal counsels and other stakeholders

- Providing the services to different businesses on matters such as drafting of contracts & legal documents and spearheading negotiation of confidentiality agreements

- Manage a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders, and engaging with various department heads on strategic initiatives and special projects

- Ensure the lending and resource raising activities are compliant to the defined statues and regulations

- Provide proactive resolution of potential escalations of legal matters that could result in violations of laws/rules

- Ensure up-to-date documentation of manuals and process notes governing business activities to comply with applicable laws, rules, and regulations

- Empanel advocates, solicitors, legal firms, monitor their performance, carry out annual reviews of so empaneled advocates, solicitors, legal firms

Professional Experience

- Minimum 15 years of relevant experience; of which 3 years as practicing advocate; and 5 years experience as a law officer handling corporate / project finance related matters

- Good understanding of legal framework operating in the BFSI domain

- Ability to independently exercise judgement and stature to interact with varied internal and external stakeholders

- Strong business, technical and analytical acumen

- Ability to work in cross functional teams

- Experience in building and leading teams

- Ability to identify and work on complex legal issues

- Exceptionally good skills in the legal negotiation

- Outstanding presentation, communication, interpersonal and partner management skills essential to lead legal function for the Bank

Educational Qualifications

Bachelor's / Master's in law from a recognized University / Institution in India

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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