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Head - Legal (General Counsel)

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Responsibilities:

  • Managing organization's legal matters.
  • Advising executive, senior management and board on various matters such as legal rights, and new and existing laws.
  • Create, manage and be responsible for the Organizations risk management policy and framework.
  • Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact the organization
  • Managing the regulatory aspects of the company’s business and take proactive decisions and recommend appropriate actions to the company’s leadership.
  • Managing organization's intellectual property and structure agreements in a manner that is legally favourable
  • Lead corporate capital raising activities and negotiate SHA / SSA from a company perspective
  • Lead, manage all M&A / investment activities from a legal perspective for the organization
  • Promulgating and creating directives of corporate acts and decisions.
  • Negotiating, writing and executing agreements and contracts on behalf of the company
  • Advising on contract status, legal risks, and the legal liabilities associated with different deals
  • Conducting legal research and reviewing company's litigation strategy pertaining to legal actions.
  • Manage overall compliance with respect to all applicable statutes including Companies Act, Labour laws, statutory filings, licensing, forms etc
  • Offering counsel on a variety of legal issues
  • Working alongside other departments within the company
  • Reviewing advertising and marketing materials to ensure that they are in compliance with legal requirements
  • Providing training to the company on legal topics

Requirements

  • Legal degree from accredited, top-tier law school.
  • 10+ years practice with an established law firm
  • Prior in-house or start up experience will be an additional advantage
  • Business savvy - Proficient understanding of business sensitivities and confidentiality.
  • Strong knowledge and experience of working on Content / IP laws / agreements
  • Proficient legal experience in fund investments, venture capital financing and M&A.
  • Experience with corporate governance issues and corporate secretarial duties.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Deep knowledge of statutes, rules and regulations pertaining to businesses.
Location
Bengaluru
Job type
Full-time
Visa sponsorship
Not Available
Hiring contact

Hemesh Singh

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India's largest free learning platform

Unacademy focuses on Mobile and Education. Their company has offices in Bengaluru. They have a large team that's between 501-1000 employees. To date, Unacademy has raised $500K of funding; their latest round was closed on May 2016.

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