Chief Legal Officer / Legal Head

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

Dear All,

We are hiring Legal Head for one of the leading Infrastructure Company  based at Chennai.

Designation: Chief Legal Officer

Education: L.L.B.

Experience:  20 – 25 years

Specific Experience 15 years experience in Corporate law and 5 years experience as a practicing lawyer

JOB SUMMARY

Chief Legal Officer  is responsible for formulating legal policies, providing expert advise on commercial and legal aspects of the contracts, high value contract management, compliance tracking , due diligence, arbitration matters, litigations, bank funding documentation, Standardization of contracts etc.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE ROLE

Strategic 1) Controlling, managing and directing the activities of the Legal function
2) Providing professional and strategic advice to the Board and senior management pertaining to Legal
3)Proactively formulate legal risk mitigation strategies that protect corporate capital and profitability
35%
Financial 1) Negotiate and empanel external legal counsel for representing the company on various matters
2) Manage the Annual Budget for the Department
10%
Customer 1) Provide Legal advise to the Business Heads, as required
2) Provide contractual support to the Shareholders, EPC contractor and JV Partners
3) Managing and interface with the Government authority and other external stakeholders on an ongoing basis
4) Instructing, and drafting briefing material for external providers of legal services
15%
Internal Process/ Operations 1) Setting up contractual policy, identifying areas of risk in
relation to commercial and contractual legal issues and
providing solutions to manage the risks
2) Finalizing terms & conditions of contracts, settlement
agreements, performing analysis to ensure that contracts are
within negotiated & agreed-upon parameters
3) Identified potential legal problems, provided legal advice, guidance
and leadership to clients and team related to regulatory policy and
business operations
4) Ensuring vendor due diligence and compliance with corporate governance.
5) Structuring, drafting & inspecting the legal documents along with
the preparation of Suits, Complaints & Legal Notice, Petitions,
Appeals, Written Statements, Rejoinder and Arguments

30%

Job Features

Job CategoryInfrastructure

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