Phoenix Mills – Assistant General Manager – Legal – LLB/LLM (10-18 yrs)

Job Title : Assistant General Manager

Department / Division : Legal

External Interface :

– Contractors/vendors

– Clients (Retail/Commercial Tenants)

– External Legal Counsel

– Statutory/ Regulatory agencies(Police Department, Licensing Authorities etc.

Minimum Qualification : (i.e education, training etc.)

– Graduate / Post Graduate in Law from a reputed institute with a good academic record.

– Qualified Solicitor(Sr. Lawyer)

Minimum Experience:

– 7- 10 years of total experience, and at least 5 years in the Real Estate industry will be an added advantage

– At least 3 years experience in a leading law firm

– Candidates having exposure in IT industry especially in E-commerce will be a plus.

Special Skills/Attributes:

– Advanced knowledge of legal administration, especially contract related matters

– Exposure in drafting agreements like Development, Sale, Lease, Leave and License, Service contracts, Domain Server , Legal Rights etc

– Understanding of Statutory/Regulatory Compliance Management

– Exposure to E-Commerce & IP Issues.

Overall Purpose/Objective :

Of the job Lead the Legal function for a project/center by identifying, anticipating, and mitigating legal risk; providing legal support to the senior management from the project concept stage to operations

Key Responsibilities :

– Ensures being a part of the front end team while the negotiations with the contractor/vendor and thus get involved in the resolution of any disputes/ litigations

– Responsible for devising a list of proactive measures that can be introduced to mitigate legal risks, provide legal advice for policy formulation, install the relevant systemic framework and its maintenance; plan implementation with the leadership team

– Ensure and oversee the timely submission of relevant documents and returns to external stakeholders / regulatory authorities and represent the company for resolution of any legal issue or escalation

– Ensure that the project maintains a strong and consistent legal compliance record and it is completed and operated as per statutory/ regulatory norms and contract terms and thereby no penalty clauses are invoked against the Company

– Collate all signed LOIs to prepare a consolidated Deviation Matrix and discuss clause-by-clause with the VP – Leasing, post which only deviations if any would be allowed to go into the final agreement document

– Ensure the process of lease negotiations with other tenants (inline/vanilla) are carried out by the Sr. Manager / Manager – Legal as per the defined process

– Ensure the registration of the final agreement document is carried out as per statutory guidelines and provide inputs as required

– Ensure effective litigation management of all cases -identification, appointment and management of external litigation partners, filing of cases and monitoring their progress, and provide timely updates to the business leadership

– Ensure safe and custody of all original documents by the corporate/center’s legal teams

– Take care of legacy litigation work in the operational mall related to a service tax issues in coordination with the external legal counsel by ensuring all records of dates/appearances are maintained

Delhi NCR

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