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01 Feb 2023


Associate Legal Counsel


4-5 Years

Drafting, Non Litigation, Marine Insurance, legal affairs, Stakeholder Management, contracts management

Job Description

Position: Associate Legal Counsel
Qualification: LLB
Experience: 2 to 5 years
Location: Mumbai

Key responsibilities
  • Reviewing contracts
  • Liaising closely with business owners and other legal departments in the Group
  • Advising stakeholders on the risks and exposures in contracts by applying a holistic 360-degree review
  • Negotiations with customers and/or suppliers
  • Creating risk management and legal awareness
  • Supporting the HQ and regional legal team and leadership in contract management/governance.
  • Review and report obligations to ensure that responsibilities defined under the contract are met.
  • Develop ‘eye to eye’ relationship and engagement with internal stakeholders and implement process capability.
  • Provide consistent and predictable high-quality service to business partners and end customers
  • Ensuring a well-governed and diligent contracting process from start to finish

We are looking for
  • The candidate holds a Bachelor of Law or Master of Law and has extensive contract review experience. Candidates with a proven track record within the maritime, supply chain, logistics or similar industry are welcomed to apply. Knowledge of another language besides your native language and English is a plus.
  • The candidate has 5+ years of experience from an internationally oriented law firm or international corporation with an experience in drafting, reviewing, and finalizing maritime, logistics and commercial agreements.
  • Understanding of international maritime and shipping law is preferred.
  • Given high stakeholder interaction excellent English skills both oral as well as written are required and proven capability in MS Office is required.

Key Measures
  • Ensure high quality delivery review of documents
  • A natural ability to handle a lot on the plate is required with an eye for details.
  • Ability to build and create credibility and perseverance in negotiations.
  • Ability to understand the customer’s pain points and work on a solution to the benefit of both parties. Applying a commercial mindset while ensuring appropriate risk mitigation.

01 February 2023


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