In-house Legal

Mumbai

A.P. Moller - Maersk
Junior Legal Counsel

5+ yrs

Description

We offer
•An opportunity to be part of an evolving legal team in Maersk Line
•Working with partners, shareholders, authorities and other stakeholders

Key responsibilities
1. Litigation
•Appointing, Liaoning with the Advocates on record.
•Attending Court proceedings.
•Providing evidence on behalf of company.
•Management and Tracking of all company litigation in all courts on a Pan India basis.
•Researching best way forward for closure of ongoing legal cases.

2. Commercial Settlements
•Out of Court Settlements.
•Arbitration/Negotiation with Vendors as provided in all Agreements on a case to case basis.

3. Advisory
•Providing legal & commercially viable solutions like freight recovery, non­compliance by subcontractors / vendors, fraud, employee policy violations, to the management.
•Assess legal risk and exposure of the company in all business and operational ventures.
•Provide business knowledge & support to the Claims team.
•Responding / Liaising with Local & Federal Authorities like Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, Reserve Bank of India, Food Safety & Standard Authority of India etc.

4. Drafting & Vetting
•All agreements entered into by the company (including but not limited to AMCs, Leave and License, Lease Deeds, Housekeeping, Security services, Counter Vendor Agreements SLAs
•Standardization of all location / branch office agreements.
•Vetting and assessment of any agreement received from a Vendor/Customer.
•Drafting and Vetting of legal instruments for e.g. Undertakings, Indemnity bonds, Letter of Intent, Power of Attorney, Letter of Authority.
•Legal communication with local authorities, vendors, customers, employees and ex­employees.

5. CSR
•Drafting of CSR Policy in compliance with the local laws.
•Legal assessment of all proposals received by All Maersk Business Units.
•Ensuring necessary compliance with regards to the CSR Rules and Companies Act.

6. Knowledge Sharing and Legal Awareness
•Making all functions aware of various applicable Statutory laws & compliances.
•Conduct anti­ corruption & fraud awareness workshops for all new joinees.

7. Secretarial Compliance
•Convening Board & Shareholders meetings.
•Procedures for Appointment of Board members.
•Maintaining the Statutory registers of the Company.
•Filing of Statutory returns with appropriate authorities.
•GEMS updation.

8. Authority Matrix
•Compiling and updatation of Local Authority Matrix in line with GAM.

Key Requirements

We are looking for
• Degree in Law (LLB/LLM).
• 5+ years of relevant experience in Corporate Legal work.
• Great communication skills and interpersonal skills.
• Experience in working on litigation cases

Published Date

4/4/2021

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