Job Title : Legal Counsel
Reports to :
Head Legal & Company Secretary
Volvo Group India Private Limited
Division / Dept :
Legal & Compliance, Volvo Group India Pvt Ltd
Expert knowledge in Contract Management, Legal Compliances and other related rules and regulations.
Providing effective Compliance supports to the various businesses and manage the relevant Compliance risk within Volvo Group India Private Limited.
Review of the Legal Compliance under the Factories Act, 1948, Shops & Commercial Establishment Act, Contract Labour Laws, etc.
Assure effective documentation and management of all compliance matters, including accurate maintenance of relevant registers and filings.
Prepare and timely submit to relevant statutory bodies all relevant materials and notices, etc.
Update the latest amendments and notifications, etc. and implement the same.
Act as a liaison with regulatory bodies as may be required.
Review / vetting, draft and negotiate various commercial agreements / contracts and understand the complexity of various Businesses to mitigate Company risk.
Other Legal Support (internal legal support)
Provide analysis and counsel on legal, policy and other related issues to include; proposed new management action.
Conduct and coordinate research into a variety of legal issues.
Documentation and safe custody of all original documents pertaining to Company.
Timely advice on legal issues raised by various divisions within Volvo Group India Pvt Ltd.
To give proactive, prompt and proper legal & regulatory advice to the management / user departments and to keep them informed of the latest legal / regulatory developments thereto impacting business and brand.
Support to HR on various legal related matters including drafting of notices, supporting for enquiry proceedings, appear before the labour authorities, etc.
Support on corporate secretarial matters.
Responsible for cases under Civil & Criminal nature and also under Labour Laws which includes :
Attending Civil & Criminal courts regularly and giving evidence during hearing of the case.
Issuing legal notices against recovery and to arrange to file case after consultation with the management.
Assisting Company Advocate in preparing case and filling.
Appearing before the court in all dates fixed for hearing and whenever required.
Co-ordinate with the Manager and legal counsel and follow-up for speedy disposal of cases.
Preferred Qualifications :
L.L.B and / or L.L.M. from a leading University. Also completed ACS (Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India)
Relevant Experience of atleast 7-8 years preferably worked in Manufacturing industry in the area of contract management, legal compliances, litigation management and other related rules and regulations and handling litigations.
Polished written and oral communication.
Comfortable with exercising independent judgment
Excellent analytical and communication (both written and verbal) skills
Work independently and demonstrate sound judgment under high stress, time critical deadlines
Dedication to standard process implementation.
Excellent research & problem solving skills.
Proven negotiation skills.
Ability to meet stringent deadlines and able to work effectively in team environment.
Experience in general commercial matters, and experience in drafting, vetting and negotiating various agreements
Able to read, write and speak English and Kannada language.
Volvo Group India Pvt Ltd, Corporate Office, Block-A, 5
Floor, Parin Building, Bagmane Tech Park, Bengaluru.