Legal Job opening : Legal Counsel at Shell

About Company

Shell is a global energy company with around 87,000 employees in more than 70 countries. We work together to power progress through more and cleaner energy solutions. We serve more than 30 million customers at almost 46,000 retail service stations every day.

What’s the role?

As Legal Counsel, you will provide professional, cost-effective, practical, and commercially savvy legal advice. You will proactively identify legal risks in a variety of circumstances and offer alternative strategies and mitigation steps balancing business desired outcomes and protecting the business against legal risks.

You are also expected to independently lead engagements with business leaders in managing their expectations on legal support. This is a fantastic opportunity for collaborating and coordinating with Legal colleagues across Shell’s Regional/Global teams in delivering the desired business outcomes.

You will also work with third parties in dealing with corporate legal work including negotiations, engagements; keeping Shell India’s rights and reputation at forefront in all financial, contractual and other arrangements.

What we need from you?

We’re keen to hear from Legal professionals with an LL.B degree, and at least 7 years post qualification experience with 4-5 years of broad based corporate experience of working in law firms. An associate membership (ACS) of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India is not a requirement but would be an added qualification

Beyond that, we’d like to see the following on your CV:

  • Excellent knowledge and practical experience of handling corporate, business and commercial transactions besides supporting day to day requirements of a company; ability of maintaining and managing great relationship with business; ability to identify legal risks and finding creative solutions thereto within acceptable legal and risk frameworks.
  • Exceptional understanding of general corporate and commercial laws including laws relating to contract, sale of goods, immovable property, companies, labour/employment, foreign direct investment & foreign exchange, anti-trust, bribery & corruption, environmental, stamp & registration, general legal concepts & principles and so on.
  • Having a learner’s mindset in evolving business/legal scenario with ability to work in a consulting environment, a research based approach for finding legal & business solutions in new & unknown areas including ability to detect general and specific liabilities as applicable.
  • Ability to have sound judgment on critical legal issues; strong drafting, influencing and negotiating skills; ability to lead complex / sensitive discussions and negotiations and work independently without supervision with a tactical and strategic approach.

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