About the Opportunity
Standard Chartered, a multinational banking and financial services company, is looking to hire lawyers for the post of Legal Associate, in Bangalore.
About Standard Chartered
Standard Chartered PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, England. It operates a network of more than 1,200 branches and outlets across more than 70 countries and employs around 87,000 people.
It is a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
To review, draft and validate global procurement contracts (technology and non-technology) like NDAs, proof of concept agreements, SOWs, Order Forms, change orders, to ensure they meet the Group’s third-party contract standards and applicable law
To assist with contractual queries from business stakeholders and supply chain in case of any ambiguity
Provide clarity on contract language by conducting contract review and research and provide analysis and recommendation accordingly
To assist legal teams across the Bank to ensure appropriate overall matter management. Where external counsel is appointed, to manage the engagement and external legal costs
To provide stakeholders with accurate and timely information and advice regarding the status of contract matters
To keep up to date with relevant policies and procedures and applicable law
To assist with continuous improvement initiatives in relation to contract processes and workflow
To support team administration tasks where required
Skills and Qualifications
Must be a qualified lawyer in a common-law jurisdiction (solicitor, attorney, or barrister) with 1-3 years’ post-qualification experience and have:
Good knowledge and understanding of commercial contract requirements in relation to technology and non-technology procurement matters.
Experience in contract legal support (whether through in-house or private practice) and business acumen
Experience in reviewing contracts using contract templates and/or using contract guidance or playbooks
Ability to draft contract terms to meet requirements
Understanding of risk management techniques
Exemplary integrity, ethics, independence, and resilience
Ability to work with varying seniority levels of staff