INDIA CARBON LIMITED (ICL), India’s leading producer of Calcined Petroleum Coke, provides the right blend of people & products to serve the needs of the Aluminum, Steel, & other Carbon consuming industries is looking to hire an Officer / Senior Officer (Legal) for their Kolkata Office.
Acquainted and up to date with the latest developments in the laws of India: Legal principles, jurisprudence and practices in both civil and criminal laws including without limitation Constitution of India, Civil procedure Code, 1908, Indian Contracts Act, 1872, Sale of Goods Act, 1930, Specific Relief Act, 1963, Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996, Right to Information Act, 2005, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Indian Penal Code, 1860, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881, Companies Act 1956 and 2013, the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, various intellectual property laws, various labour and employment laws, Transfer of Property Act, 1882, etc. Vell Versed with the principles and doctrines enshrined in Administrative laws, Jurisprudence, Interpretation of Statutes, etc
In-House Legal Expertise vis-a-vis.Commercial Understanding: Ability to demonstrate the trait of a business enabler and make commercially savvy decisions and connect with business teams. Deftness to help make strategic decisions based on commercial and legal analysis.
Demonstrating Value: Should be able to add considerable and noticeable value by encouraging a greater understanding of financial and non-financial risk, support the departments of the company so as to eliminate or limit the exposure of the company to any impending or threatened legal risks and liabilities. Identify, manage and mitigate risk and strengthen business support.
Statutory & Regulatory support and updates: To keep up to date with the legislative advances/changes which may have a business impact and accordingly render timely advice to the Corporate and Regions. Skill in interpreting applicable laws, regulatory policies & procedures, case laws.
Legal Drafting & Management: Write, review and analyze various legal pleadings, affidavits, plaints, written-statements, petitions, replies, rejoinders, powers-of attorney, board resolution draft and file legal notices, responses to legal notices, review/vet contracts, deeds, due diligence reports, written opinions and other legal documents, identify potential legal issues and support suitable legal documentation etc. Proactive legal service with emphasis on providing commercial advice.
Litigation Management: Conversant with the functioning and procedures of Courts/ Quasi-Judicial Authorities in India (specifically in Kolkata) w.r.t. various kind of litigations. Effectively liaise with advocates and solicitors for updates on pending litigation, management of litigation costs, strategizing and deliberating the next steps. General overseeing, updating and management of all company litigation matters. Updating and management of the IP portfolio of the company including updating and management of various IP registrations of the company in trademarks, copyrights, patents, designs, as may be applicable. Drafting necessary legal/cease & desist notices for infringement of the company’s intellectual property. Management of any and all infringement/passing-off actions taken by and against the company.
Mergers & Acquisitions: Experience in the structuring and execution of M&A transactions, including planning for and managing due diligence, drafting transaction documents, handling closings and integration planning, implementation and execution.
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About the Company:
India Carbon Limited (ICL) provides the right blend of people & products to serve the needs of the Aluminium, Steel & other Carbon consuming industries.
The Company, established in 1961 was founded by Mr. B. Himatsingka and is a pioneer of the Calcining industry having set up Asia’s first Calcination Plant at Guwahati in 1962. ICL since inception, has also been in Technical & Financial Collaboration with Oxbow Calcining LLC (formerly Great Lakes Carbon LLC) USA -World Leaders in the Calcined Petroleum Coke field. The Company then went ahead and established its second calcination plant in 1969 at Budge Budge, West Bengal.
India Carbon’s primary business is the manufacture and supply of high-quality Calcined Petroleum Coke (CPC) which is the purest form of Carbon, containing over 99.5% of it. Along with the Calcined Coke the Company also specializes in the production of Electrode Carbon Paste (ECP) and Tamping Paste used widely in the Ferro Alloys and Allied industries and also in the production of Carbide. Both the Electrode Carbon Paste as well as the Tamping Paste are produced from a mixture of different carbonaceous material (CPC, Calcined Anthracite Coal, etc.) and Soft Pitch which is used as a binder.
The primary raw material used by ICL for its operations is Raw Petroleum Coke, frequently referred to as RPC which is purchased from Oil refineries all over the world. RPC itself is produced from the thermal cracking of crude.