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Legal Counsel and Company Secretary

Thomson Reuters Legal & Regulatory Professionals 3/16/2018 5:17:12 AM Mumbai, India
Job Description

This is an executive legal role as Legal Counsel, India based in Mumbai, solid-line reporting into the Chief Counsel for India based in Mumbai.  The Legal Counsel will provide legal advice across the business units in India.

Responsibilities will include -

  • Providing commercial support for sales of products and services including drafting and negotiation.
  • Overseeing corporate secretarial responsibilities
  • Liaising for legal and regulatory clearances
  • Proactively managing disputes and contentious matters
  • Advising on employment law
  • Advising on media and editorial work

The role requires strong leadership, communications and interpersonal skills and an ability to work across diverse teams and within a multinational, matrixed organization.

In addition, the ideal candidate will have the following skills, abilities and traits.

  • pragmatic, solutions-based approach to achieving business objectives in a legal and ethical manner
  • ability to interpret and apply laws to practical business scenarios
  • strong contract drafting and review skills with attention to detail
  • experience in handling contentious matters, including litigation and arbitration
  • skill in managing intellectual property rights
  • knowledge of employment law
  • minimum of 5 years PQE

In addition, membership in the Institute of Company Secretaries of India is mandatory.

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With more than 45,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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Req #: JREQ099629
Locations: Mumbai-India
Job Function: Legal & Regulatory Professionals
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