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Legal Counsel / Assistant Legal Counsel

Category: Product ID: 4961

Description

About the job

Legal

  • Be a trusted adviser and support Apex’s legal function in India to provide legal advice & strategic support in relation to the diversified business of Apex Group including its internal policies and queries, for examples corporate laws, labour laws etc.
  • Support the Head of Legal in India with primary focus in India. Extended support to other Asia Pacific countries including Australia, China, Hong Kong & Singapore may be required. General scope of work as expected from in-house counsel would fall within the coverage of this role. 
  • Support the Head of Legal in India and the Regional Head of Legal on various projects, including Apex’s M&A projects leading to the successful integration with the M&A targets.
  • Handle and advise on contracting including drafting, reviewing, and negotiating diversified contracts with clients and internal stakeholders. Design, develop and maintain contract templates.
  • Provide Company Secretariat support as appropriate.
  • Handle litigations, arbitrations and regulatory investigations as well as working with enforcement agents as appropriate and manage external counsel.
  • Keep abreast of the legal and regulatory changes and advise the Indian and Asia Pacific practice of Apex Group as appropriate.
  • Other tasks as assigned from time to time.

Candidate Requirements

  • Qualified lawyer (India or common law jurisdictions) with at least 5 years post-qualification experience with success and stable track record. Lesser experience will be considered for the role of Assistant Legal Counsel. Inhouse legal experience and qualified Company Secretary will be an added advantage. 
  • Strong people management skill, excellent problem-solving and analytical capability, being able to work independently and working as a team player.
  • Solid experience and proven track record relevant to Apex’s business (http://www.apexgroup.com.).
  • An ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and written communications skills.
  • Strong PC skills including Word, Excel and Access.
  • Excellent English proficiency.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependants, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

We are an equal opportunity employer and ensure that no applicant is subject to less favourable treatment on the grounds of gender, gender identity, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, socio-economic, responsibilities for dependents, physical or mental disability. Any hiring decision are made on the basis of skills, qualifications and experiences.

We measure our success as a business, not only by delivering great products and services and continually increasing our assets under administration and market share, but also by how we positively impact people, society and the planet.

For more information on our commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) please visit our CSR page.

If you are looking to take that next step in your career and are ready to work for a high performing organisation, alongside talented people who take pride in delivering great results, please submit your application (with your CV, cover letter and salary’s expectations) to our dedicated email address: sneha.j@apexfunds.in