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Senior Corporate / Telecom In-house counsel

Senior Corporate /Telecoms In-House Counsel

POSTED: 18 .06. 2015


Job Summary

This position will be reporting to the Group General Counsel and working in a team of 12 lawyers, he/she will work on all legal, regulatory and corporate matters relating to the company, including but not limited to strategic investments, commercial, capital markets, mergers & acquisitions, and other regulatory developments.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Consult and handle all corporate legal processes (e.g. intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, financial/securities offerings, compliance issues, transactions, agreements, lawsuits, patents)
  • Guide foreign direct investment under FIPB and RBI guidelines.
  • Develop company policy and position on legal issues
  • Research, anticipate and guard company against legal risks
  • Guide managers and ensure compliance with rules and regulations
  • Structure, draft and review reports and other legal documents
  • Draft and administer all contracts
  • Negotiate deals and attend company meetings
  • Negotiate employee contracts
  • Prepare and filing government reports
  • Draft legal documents
  • Review new business relationships with vendors and subcontractors
  • Advice on regulatory and compliance matters
  • Assist in the drafting of employee handbooks
  • Analyze legal issues relating to proposed products
  • Manage outside counsel, particularly Indian counsel.
  • Structure joint enterprises with other organizations.


Competency & Behavioral Skills:

  • Proven law firm experience
  • Proven background in corporate transactional law (contract law, tax law, accounting, securities law, bankruptcy, intellectual property rights, licensing, zoning laws). Previous capital markets and/or M&A experience is highly desirable.
  • Excellent negotiation and communications skills
  • Administrative and managerial skills
  • Analytical ability and strong attention to detail
  • Current license to practice law
  • Degree in Law. Indian Qualified
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and Hindi.



  • Minimum of 10-15 years relevant telecom corporate law
  • Candidates with experience – both outside legal firm and company in the telecom field is added advantage.


Education (“E” denotes Essential & “D” Denotes Desirable)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law



Job Type: Full-time

Employment Type: Permanent