Livspace, India’s top online home improvement and interiors destination for consumers and the world’s first design an automation platform for designers is looking to hire Legal Counsel for their Bangalore Office.
As a Legal Counsel, you will be Responsible for:
Corporate compliance issues under the Companies Act, including drafting minutes and filing relevant documents with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs of India and Singapore Drafting, reviewing and negotiating various commercial contracts including but not limited to procurement contracts Providing legal advice on business development cases, such as acquisitions and other inter- corporate investments
Monitoring ongoing legislation and regulatory changes, and advising the implementation of policies and procedures to address new regulatory requirements
Advising on employment and labour law issues
Providing legal advice to resolve commercial disputes, e.g. those incurred by customer complaints, including litigation, arbitration and administrative procedure Working with the Business Finance and Strategy team as a team member
A successful candidate should have extensive experience in compliance, interpretation and enforcement of Indian law and regulations relating to corporate compliance, HR & employment and drafting and negotiating contracts.
General legal background and experience with issues related to internet companies, digital wallets, corporate, currency controls, foreign exchange, litigation and intellectual property.
Ability to work independently
An understanding of the financial legal and regulatory environment in India and preferably Singapore
Specific knowledge of the laws and regulations relating to corporate governance & employment-related laws
An understanding of and ability to develop and implement policies and monitoring programs
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
Ability to handle multiple tasks or projects simultaneously in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Demonstrated ability to work with cross-functional teams as well as business unit leaders
Strong interpersonal skills with a focus on teamwork and ability to foster/manage relationships across multiple departments
Skill in focusing on desired results, clarifying next steps, and ability to prioritize effectively to meet deadlines, address risk and achieve desired results
3-5 years of experience working in a reputable company in the industry and/or practising Indian law in the sector practising table law firm
Degree major in law from a reputable university. CS qualification is strongly preferred.
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About the Company:
We’re India’s top online home improvement and interiors destination for consumers and the world’s first design an automation platform for designers. Livspace is backed by some of the top investors in the world and we’re one of India’s most dynamic startup in the ecosystem with aims to dominate our space across the world. Our vision is to be the top technology inspired home improvement and design brand in the world and create one of the region’s most respected companies.