Position Summary : This position will provide legal, compliance and business affairs support for NBA India and is based in Mumbai.
The attorney willwork together with the NBA's other lawyers based in the New York HQ office and other regional offices in serving as a local resource for the NBA India business team.
Major Responsibility : Advise and assist clients in connection with all NBA India activities, including commercial transactions, compliance, strategic planning, and other legal and business affairs matters, in conjunction with the global NBA legal team.
Draft, review and negotiate contracts across all business lines, including content production and media distribution, sponsorships, events, basketball operations and merchandising.
Conduct company policy training for existing and incoming NBA India staff. Conduct legal research and advise on various regulatory issues and strategic initiatives in India and consult with local counsel as needed.
Manage the due diligence process for prospective business partners and service providers. Oversee general corporate, regulatory and administrative matters for the NBA India entity structure.
Required Skills / Knowledge : 8+ years combined experience at a top tier law firm and legal department of a multinational corporation.
Cross-border transactional and compliance-related experience. Strong technical skills, including excellent written and oral business communication and strong contract drafting, negotiating and issue-
spotting skills. Ability to work successfully with people from diverse cultures. Ability to work on multiple projects and engage with multiple stakeholders in a challenging and fast-
paced environment. Ability to make timely, nuanced recommendations for business decisions based on reasoned legal analysis and the strategic objectives of the organization.
High level of commitment to quality work product and organizational ethics and integrity. Education : Law degree from a top law school and admission to India bar