LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information is looking for an Employment Counsel India for their Gurgaon Office.
The individual in this position will provide employment legal support for RELX business units in India, reporting to and supporting the Associate General Counsel – Asia-Pacific.
This role involves working with the HR and other stakeholders with India responsibilities.
Key responsibilities include:
Providing legal advice and services by combining skill in employment law with sound business acumen and knowledge of business goals and objectives of RELX and the India-based business units;
Working closely with HR regarding the day-to-day issues that arise with respect to individual employees;
Assisting with the promotion and enforcement of global policies, including in conjunction with RELX’s compliance functions;
Ensuring the business is meeting its obligations under anti-sexual harassment legislation;
Overseeing internal investigations involving employment-related issues;
Conducting training regarding employment law issues, as well as special sessions on an as-needed basis for HR and management;
Drafting documents such as employment contracts, settlement agreements, corporate policies, etc.;
Advising on employment-related litigation and overseeing outside counsel with carriage of litigation matters;
Otherwise supervising and actively directing outside counsel;
Working with HR to assist with the implementation of corporate employment-related policies;
Working with HR to ensure compliance with local laws affecting fundamental employment documentation such as contracts and restrictive covenant agreements.
The person in this role will work with a team of employment lawyers based in other countries.
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About the Company:
LexisNexis Legal & Professional is a leading global provider of legal, regulatory and business information and analytics that help customers increase productivity, improve decision-making and outcomes, and advance the rule of law around the world.
We help lawyers win cases, manage their work more efficiently, serve their clients better and grow their practices. We assist corporations in better understanding their markets and preventing bribery and corruption within their supply chains. We partner with leading global associations and customers to help collect evidence against war criminals and provide tools to combat human trafficking. We endeavour to advance the rule of law across the world.