Legal Counsel and Co Secretary ||10+ PQE || IT/Tech || Mumbai

Mumbai Permanent
  • Only candidates based out of / open to relocating to Mumbai apply
  • Only Candidates with 10+ years of experience to apply

About Our Client

Our client is a global hardware manufacturer and technology software provider with history of 100+ years and a global presence

Job Description

Reporting to a global leader, you will be responsible for :

  1. I) CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND SECRETARIAL SERVICES:
  • Advising on good governance practices and compliance of Corporate Governance norms as prescribed under various Corporate, Securities and Other Business Laws and regulations and guidelines.
  • Assists in developing a corporate and social sustainability framework.
  • Handles the promotion, formation and incorporation of companies and matters related therewith. Responsible for filing, registering any document including forms, returns and applications by and on behalf of the Company Arranging and coordinating the board/general meetings / EGM follow-up actions thereof.
  • Manages all tasks relating to Shares, securities and their transfer and transmission maintain the statutory registers and minute books, file, forms on behalf of Company and act as the custodian of corporate records, statutory books, and registers.
  • Manages the Secretarial/Compliance Audit Signing of financial statements, annual returns where necessary and responsible for other declarations, attestations, and certifications to be provided as designated Company Secretary and / or officer of the Company.
  • Assist with the corporate secretarial work in the Asia Pacific region with the help of local corporate secretarial firms.



  1. II) CORPORATE LAWS ADVISORY AND REPRESENTATION SERVICES
  • Advises Company and its stakeholders on compliance of legal and procedural aspects under various corporate laws and acts particularly relating to Foreign Exchange, Environment, Labor, Mergers and Acquisitions, Collaborations and JV's, subsidiaries, and Competition.
  • Will be responsible to represent the Company and other connected persons before various boards and forums including but not limited to Company Law Board, SEBI, Registrar of Companies, Forums and Other quasi-judicial bodies and Tribunals.
  • Assist, participate, partner with internal and external stakeholders in areas of: Corporate Social Responsibility Communication with various stakeholders such as Government, Regulators, Statutory Authorities etc.

III) LEGAL COUNSELLING

  • Draft and negotiate complex commercial sales, services, licensing, supplier, outsourcing and related agreements in India and the Asia Pacific region.
  • Review and support RFI and RFP responses in India and the Asia Pacific region.
  • Provide rapid, proactive, practical, business-oriented legal advice to sales leaders and account managers and functional areas like HR, Finance, Logistics, etc.
  • Participate in company's Law Department activities, including development of best practices and special projects.
  • Analyse and interpret law, rulings and regulations in the commercial area that may affect the company and recommend changes accordingly.
  • Support litigation in all commercial cases originating in India and the Asia Pacific region, as applicable.
  • Support HR issues and negotiations involving unions, collective bargaining, and employee litigation.
  • Provide internal training on relevant contract policies and commercial legal issues to company personnel.
  • Liaise with outside legal counsel, while complying with Law Department and company budgetary and outlook requirements involving engagement of Outside Counsel and related expenditures.
  • Support corporate governance matters of all local legal entities.
  • Participate in special projects; maintain templates that comply with company policies and local laws; and working closely with other departments of the Company including Business, Services, Finance, Tax, Procurement and Operations.

The Successful Applicant

Ideally you are a lawyer with 10+ years of experience. You should preferably have 5 to 9 years of experience in as a CS and Senior Legal Counsel in an IT/Technology company. The candidate should have strong contracting knowledge and have the ability to work independently .

What's on Offer

  • Leadership Ability
  • Opportunity to work with an MNC
Quote job ref
JN-082023-6159659

Job summary

Function
Legal
Sub Sector
Corporate
What is your area of specialisation?
Technology & Telecoms
Location
Mumbai
Job Type
Permanent
Job Reference
JN-082023-6159659

Diversity & Inclusion at Michael Page

We don't just accept difference - we celebrate it. We encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply for this role and are committed to building inclusive, diverse workplaces where everyone can thrive. If you require any support or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know.