In this role, you will be responsible for assess scope of work, business processes, workflows, information exchanges, service levels, other commercial and legal aspects of the contract for potential exposure to liability risks arising from use of proprietary data, trademarks, IP, data security and other non-
standard terms and conditions
Draft, negotiate and review all customer contracts including Master Services Agreement, Statement of Works (SOWs), Term Sheets, Amendments, Change Orders and Master Terms of Conditions (MTC)
Liaise with business partners to resolve all legal issues and mitigate liability risks
Conduct legal audits of various functions to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures
Law degree - from a premium law school of India
Good knowledge of Indian laws and international commercial laws,
Having gained in-depth knowledge of Indian legal system,
Experience in service industry is desirable
Should have a good grasp of commercial laws, regulations and legal concepts, policies and procedures related to IT and ITES.
Requires strong drafting and negotiation skills .
Should have prior experience in drafting and vetting India commercial agreements and prior experience in commercial contracts with other countries.
Experience of combining corporate and private law settings including significant experience with matters pertaining to commercial transactions, litigation management, compliance and general corporate law matters.
Established ability to influence actions without direct leadership responsibility for teams or processes with a proven ability to build relationships within a matrixed environment (both cross-
functionally and cross-business)
Proven ability to lead and execute effectively at all levels of the organization
Superior communication skills - both written and verbal - with a demonstrated ability to communicate to all "customers" internally and externally to the business
Demonstrated track record of investigating and resolving complex compliance issues
Strong knowledge on a wide range of legal subjects, ability to build on this knowledge, spot issues and bring in specialists as needed
Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines; ability to establish priorities and plan, coordinate and execute on assignments, peer manage relations with colleagues of other disciplines
Strong analytical ability, creativity and sound judgment in resolving legal issues