Founded in 1985 by Mr. V Lakshmikumaran and Mr. V Sridharan with humble beginnings, the firm started with a Tax Practice but has gradually expanded to other areas. We are now a full-service law firm offering litigation, consulting and advisory services in Tax, International Trade, Corporate, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property Rights and Food Safety Law is looking to hire a Corporate lawyer for their Mumbai Office.
A three/five-year law degree from a reputed university with an excellent academic record
5-7 years experience in the corporate practice of a well-reputed firm(s).
The following will be desirable/added advantage
Masters in Business Management or Finance;
Overseas Masters degree from a reputed institute
License to practice in overseas jurisdictions
Qualified chartered accountant or company secretary, though law degree should be the priority
Overseas work experience
Good knowledge of company law, FEMA, FDI, SEBI and RBI regulations, Competition law and policy
Working knowledge of the Contract Act, Constitution
Deep understanding of at least two areas of corporate practice
Worked as a team member (senior associate) on large or medium-sized transactions with a team of associates, working on joint ventures, M&A, private equity, restructuring, agreements.
Able to formulate opinions in corporate law areas after due research
Drafting and negotiating of agreements on the above subjects in semi-final form
Able to draft a due diligence report with inputs from associates, can plan and execute due diligence including compiling checklists and co-ordinate activity
Up to date knowledge of current case law on corporate and changing regulations
Fluency in or learning a foreign language
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to interact with clients confidently and with legal knowledge of a subject
Good team player, willing to train and coach younger associates
Analytical ability- able to analyse laws and apply the same for practical use
Excellent turnaround time, detailed oriented, ready to get to the bottom of a problem, not skim it from a height
Tech-savvy, able to use the computer efficiently
Understanding knowledge management
High level of integrity, honesty and commitment to work ethics
Excellent research skills, an active participant in KM, writing external and internal articles and papers
Interest and flair for business development
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About the Company:
Founded in 1985 by Mr. V Lakshmikumaran and Mr. V Sridharan with humble beginnings, the firm started with a Tax Practice but has gradually expanded to other areas. We are now a full-service law firm offering litigation, consulting and advisory services in Tax, International Trade, Corporate, Commercial Dispute Resolution, Intellectual Property Rights and Food Safety Law through the support of our 700+ professionals.
Our clients include several Fortune 500 companies, Indian industry leaders & groups as well as small & medium enterprises. The firm has eleven offices located across India in New Delhi, Gurgaon, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Allahabad.
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