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 PERCENT Financial 1) Negotiate and empanel external legal counsel for representing the company on various matters 2) Manage the Annual Budget for the Department 10 PERCENT 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 PERCENT 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