Legal Job Opening: Senior Legal Officer at Workafella, Chennai

Workafella, much more than just workspace, it’s a high energy zone designed to promote collaborations and make connections happen is looking to hire a Senior Legal Officer for their Chennai Location. The reporting of the Senior Legal Officer will be to the CEO of the Company.


Under the general direction of the Chief Executive Officer provide legal support and represent the Company in certain Civil litigation and perform certain corporate duties, in particular:

Essentials of the Job:

Initiate and pursue legal proceedings as required by the Company i.e., prepare writs, defenses, submissions and other pleadings in civil cases both “for and against” the Company.

Prepare, file and plead cases in Commercial Court in pursuit of amounts owed to the Company.

Advice on civil matters that should be directed to external counsel.

Liaise with and assist external Counsel in the discharge of their obligation to GPL.

File oppositions in matters where the title is being passed or property are being encumbered and there are arrears due and payable to the Company.

Advice on statutory compliances.

Research and prepare legal opinions on various civil matters including claims for compensation against the Company.

Draft and/or review legal letters, contracts and agreements and monitor legal obligations under agreements to ensure compliance, as requested.

Submit all judgments to the Legal Officer supporting the Loss Reduction Division diligently.

Submit quarterly work reports to Management and the Board of Directors.

Submit quarterly reports on targets achieved together with an appraisal report to the Chief Executive Officer.

Cause to be maintained, a database of the status of all court matters involving the Company.

Represent the Company at Arbitration and Public Utilities Commission hearings.

Assist in the formulation, implementation and/or amendment of Company policies.

Draft, amend, review and/or recommend modifications to the electricity sector or related laws and regulations governing the Company.

Perform duties as Secretary to Management Committee, Management Tender Board and all Sub Committees of Management Committee.

Provide sound legal advice to the Company and make recommendations to Management as necessary.

Attend special committee meetings and offer advice as required.

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About the Company:

At Workafella, we build a high energy workspace designed to inspire fresh thinking, to let doers collaborate and let businesses rise and shine. Caffeine healing and ergonomic comforts are the tips of the iceberg. Workafella is a vibrant ecosystem that inspires seamless productively and quality thinking. We believe in the luxury of your productivity. From flexible office plans and connectivity to security and privacy, you will find a range of services needed to help you run your business effortlessly. Those are just a few of the many reasons to join the fold.

Workafella is much more than just workspace, it’s a high energy zone designed to promote collaborations and make connections happen. We aim to make it a busy crossroads of ideas and trends and all over India, we have Coworking space Mumbai, Coworking space Chennai, Coworking space in Hyderabad and Coworking space in Bangalore where exciting events and meaningful interactions add value to your business.

11 March, 2020

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