Minimum Position Requirements (Education, Work Experience, etc.):
The individual will be a qualified lawyer with experience of commercial and corporate law and practice in India, with mix of experience between major law firm and a corporation of repute (preferably a multinational corporation). Approximately 5-7 years post qualification experience.
Must have working knowledge of commercial law and experience negotiating and drafting commercial agreements (e.g. for consulting/professional services, custom equipment, standard equipment, equipment leases, contract manufacturing, non-disclosure agreement, distribution, agency and sales).
Experience in the chemicals or oil and gas sectors will be desirable
Excellent English language drafting and speaking skills
Ability to draft and interpret English language contract provisions under U.S. law and explain meaning and consequence to business clients via telephone and email
Comprehensive knowledge of contract law. Understanding of U.C.C. (Uniform Commercial Code) is a plus
Ability to respond to requests at short notice and willing to stretch.
Willingness to adjust work day to fit United States time zones (preferably 10am 8pm)