Division : Legal & Compliance (LCD)
Super -Department : Legal
Department : Enterprise Legal
Sub-Department : Technology, Data Protection and Sourcing
Job Level : Manager
Job Title : Legal Documentation
Employment Type : Full Time
MorganStanleyisaleadingglobalfinancialservicesfirmprovidingawiderangeofinvestmentbanking,securities, investmentmanagementandwealth managementservices.
TheFirm'semployeesserveclientsworldwideincluding corporations,governments and individualsfrommore than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.
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LCD comprises of Legal, Compliance, GlobalFinancial Crimes and Regulatory Relations.
The Legal Department provides guidance, requirements and procedures for understanding andcomplying with the laws, regulations and Firm policies that apply to ourbusinesses.
The Global Compliance Department identifies applicable Compliance Obligations and maintains aFirmwide Compliance Risk management program, including Compliance Risks thattranscend business lines, legal entities and jurisdictions of operation.
GlobalFinancial Crimes is responsible forthe development and governance of the Firm’s financial crime prevention effortsacross all regions and business units.
Global Financial Crimes is comprised ofthe Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions, Anti-boycott, Anti-Corruption (ACG)and Government and Political Activities Compliance (GPAC) programs.
The GlobalRegulatory Relations Group (GRRG) is responsible for strategic andcentralized management of the supervisory activities of Morgan Stanley’sregulators and related developments globally, with a focus on regulatoryreviews and examinations and continuous monitoring activities.
GRRG serves asthe central point of contact for the regulatory staff responsible forsupervisory activities at Morgan Stanley entities and for timely reporting toFirm management and other governance or management bodies, as appropriate, onthose relationships and supervisory processes, including areas of significantregulatory focus or concern.
LCD Center ofExcellence Mumbai (LCD CoE) is a partof Morgan Stanley’s Global In-house Center, which provides global support to LCDand is an integral part of Firm and LCD strategy.
Team : Enterprise legal - Technology, Data Protection and Sourcing
The Technology, Data Protection and SourcingLegal Group (Sourcing Legal) is a global group with lawyers based in New York,London and Hong Kong.
Sourcing Legal is a group within the Legal andCompliance Division of Morgan Stanley.
The offshore Legal and Compliance Department inMumbai is a department of the Legal and Compliance Division and providessupport services to onshore lawyers in the Legal and Compliance Division.
This role will form part of offshore Legal andCompliance Department in Mumbai and also Sourcing Legal. The role will have a dual reporting line to amanager in the offshore Legal department in Mumbai and also to a member ofSourcing Legal.
Primary internal stakeholders include attorneysin the Sourcing Legal team and contract managers in the sourcing team.
Primary Responsibilities (Day Job)
Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a full range of commercial contracts that may include some or all of the following :
oHardware Purchase Agreements
oProfessional Services Agreements
oTraining and Events Agreements
Privacy Impact Assessment
Assisting in the organization and maintenance of form / template contracts
Handling large-scale contract remediation and data extraction projects
Conducting legal research and assisting in other project work
Duties such as tracking status of legal matters
Qualified lawyer LLB (LLM will be an added advantage)
5-8 years’ post qualification experience at a law firm or in-house role in financial services or technology sectors
Solid track record working in a professional environment
Candidate with prior legal research / projects / data background is preferred
Understanding of legal documents and terminologies
Basic understanding and exposure to international commercial and technology law and terminologies will be an added advantage
Should exhibit comfort working with technology and the ability to learn and display proficiency on technical systems and programs.
Proficient with MS Office (Excel proficiency is required - specific focus on excel macros)
Knowledge of document automation, contract analysis and other legal tech software an advantage
Skills and Qualities
Team player who can successfully manage multiple projects and priorities
Ability to think independently, form opinions and make decisions
Ability to anticipate ahead of time and escalate issues as appropriate
Pragmatic and analytical problem solving skills - candidate needs to consistently apply sound judgment
Excellent verbal and written English communication skills ability to effectively correspond with various groups and senior professionals over email and the telephone
Must be able to maintain a high level of organization under pressure
Successfully meet established deadline requirements display efficient time management skills
Possess the ability to research and resolve issues independently
Experience in stakeholder management with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with colleagues across regions and Business Units
Have the ability to effectively handle a fast paced environment
Ability to identify and recommend process efficiencies
Leadership experience (ideally with experience of hiring and managing a team) is an advantage
Attention to detail
Monday to Friday from 11.30AM to 8.30PM India time with flexibility on standard working hours for time sensitive matters (including India Public Holidays).
Periodic evening calls with US and EMEA internal clients and vendors