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Head of Legal and Compliance

Mumbai, MH
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To provide legal advice and assurance on all aspects of Corporate law matters in order to support strategic plans, new business initiatives, strategic decisions on new ventures & asset acquisitions/sell off, JVs, M&As both domestic and outbound etc.Drafting, vetting, negotiations and finalization of various legal and key commercial contracts/agreements/MoUs for existing corporate restructuring/expansion/diversification strategic managerial decisions and potential business transactions.Advise on legal issues arising from all M&A /restructuring/corporate work around the Group, including the issuing of securities, banking transactions; asset acquisitions/demergers, substantial undertaking disposals, treasury arrangements, investment of funds, inter-corporate loans and investments, the granting of guarantees and security and key loan documentations.To work closely with key contacts, as well as companies within the Group, on legal implications and risks involved with potential transactions such as mergers, demergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, shareholders agreements and business transfer arrangements and corporate contracts and related documentation.Expert knowledge on corporate laws, including but not limited to including but not limited to Companies Act,FEMA,FCRA, and laws/ regulations related to FDI,RBI, SEBI, Competition Law regulations to advise on corporate restructuring strategies.To brief and work with senior Counsel, advisors and law firms on key corporate legal matters of the Group.Identify Legal Issues and ManageTo identify problems and legal issues and manage and mitigate the financial, legal and reputational risk while keeping the management informed of risks and issues in relation to Corporate Law matters.Provide Legal SupportProvide legal support to internal stakeholders viz. Finance, Tax, Business Development, Commercial teams at Corporate Office including all factories & offices at various locations in India & worldwide for the Group of CompaniesWork closely with internal stakeholders vis. Finance / Tax / Business Development / Commercial teams for the all Group of Companies with respect to corporate legal matters to ensure related corporate action deliverables.Innovative Legal SolutionsTo provide innovative legal solutions and structures to business / commercial teamsParticipate and Develop Strategies in Active Material LitigationTo participate and develop strategies in active material litigations and to manage relationship with external advisors and senior Counsel while managing the corporate litigationUnderstand and manage relationships with external legal counsels to ensure transactions are cost effective and technically robust.Provide support to the management on operationalizing the strategies in litigations to ensure it moves to desired directions aimed at to achieve the organizational objectives successfully.Support Issues Related to Statutory AuthoritiesSupport issues related to various statutory authorities concerning statutory/regulatory compliances & guidelines prescribed by authorities likeMinistry of Corporate Affairs, Registrar of Companies, Regional Directors, CLB, Official Liquidator, Courts,FIPB,RBI, Ministry of Finance, SEBI;International law related regulatory & statutory rules, regulations & compliances in overseas countries wherever the Group has business concentration such like Civil Aviation Authority,FAA Authority inUSA for aircraft registration & ownership rights,CAA & Company law authorities in South Africa, Singapore, UK etc. relevant for overseas business affairs of the GroupDesired Candidate ProfileA Masters Degree in Law with 15 to 20 years of legal & compliance experience of which at least 10 years should be in addressing legal issues in the manufacturing sector.Should be accurate in Drafting, Vetting Legal Documents.Capable of on timely identification of legal Issues & resolving them.Should be effective in Legal Support and using legal solutions.Should provide timely support for issues related to statutory authorities.
Degree: M.Com. (Commerce) | M.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | M.Sc. (Science) | MA (Arts) | MBA/ PGDM | MCA/ PGDCA

Additional Degree: BL/LLB

Experience: 15-20


Civil Law | Corporate | Financial Services | Tax
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