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Head Legal and Compliance

Mumbai, MH
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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 Organization s investments and operationsEnsure adequate internal legal controls are applied to safeguard the assets and resources of the company and appropriate records are kept for assets owned and possessed in compliance with all internal and external reporting obligationsDevise and implement legal standards, processes, systems, effective policies and procedures that ensures that legal risks are managed appropriately within the business.Providing legal and related strategic advice regarding the actions and measures necessary to secure/facilitate compliance with the legal matters related to laws, rules & regulations.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 organizationHandling all aspects of the corporate legal function which include implementing legal standards processes, systems, effective policies ensure legal compliance legal due-diligence, drafting, vetting, negotiation and finalization.Ensure legal compliance in the organization thereby facilitating good corporate governance and protecting Companys interest in litigation and documentation.Develop and impart training programs for creating legal awareness among internal customers.Work across all internal groups to instil core knowledge/competency on legal issues.Responsible for appearing before various Courts (High Courts) / Tribunals / Environment Clearance Commissions / Regulatory Authorities for resolving critical issuesIdentify emerging regulatory and legal issues and developments and to make appropriate recommendations.Play active role with respect to government relations activities, development of lobbying and other strategies key to success of the Company s business.Coordinate and work closely with external counsels, wherever necessary, on legal advisory, intellectual property, arbitration, litigation/consumer matters and ensure efficient and effective handling of disputesMaintaining sustained contact with legal professionals & government officials for initiating / following up on legal procedures and finalizing various legal agreements / matters.Responsible for advising management & conducting research on various matters involving diverse provisions of law and furnishing legal opinionsKeep abreast of the latest legal, regulatory and case law developments affecting the business of the bank, inform and educate the business and contribute to the know-how data baseDesired Candidate ProfileLLB/ CS / CA with 7 to 10 years of experience in Legal and ComplianceExpertise in liaison work with various exchanges (NSE/SEBI)Knowledge in company lawShould have excellent communicationSolution Orientation, Networking and Positive AttitudeGood decision making abilityShould have the ability to handle multiple prioritiesExcellent legal & compliance domain knowledge is a mustShould be thorough with Legal documentation, local Laws, Drafting/vetting of agreements. Drafting/vetting of Power of Attorneys, Drafting/vetting of Bank guarantees & indemnities
Degree: CS (Company Secretary)

Additional Degree: BL/LLB

Experience: 7-10


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