Head/AGM - Legal - Group Corporate Services (15-30 yrs)

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  • Mumbai
  • 30-70 lakh
  • 18-39 years
  • 13 Mar 2015

  • Legal

  • Law/ Legal/ LPO
Job Description

Position Title: Head Legal - Mumbai (AGM level)

Sector: Group Corporate Services

Business / Function: Corporate Legal

Department / Sub Department: Corporate Legal Department

Designation: AGM

Job Responsibility Level: M5-S10

Location: Mumbai

Job Purpose: (Briefly describe the general purpose of the position or its significance from the organisation's point of view and how it contributes to the overall mission/objective of the organization).

- Lead as GMR group's in house legal counsel for corporate finance and equity function by designing methodologies to ensure regulatory compliance based on overall structure of business and thereby maintaining corporate integrity with focus on profitability for the group.

Organisational Chart: {Please complete the organization chart below using only the generic (e.g. VP) and descriptive (e.g. VP Finance) job titles. }

AVP - Corporate Legal

AGM - Corporate Legal

Assistant Manager

Associate Manager

Direct reports: Group CFO


Please detail dotted / matrix/dual reporting relationships

Key Accountabilities: (List the responsibilities/duties associated with the job. For each responsibility/duty listed, give the factors on which an individual's performance is judged).


Key Performance Indicators:

Lead as Corporate legal counsel for Banking & finance transactions, Investments, Capital Market across the group.

- Corporate Banking & financing transaction deals handled runs into several crores and ensure that the Debt raised is with favorable terms.

- Leading project finance transactions of Indian and overseas infrastructure projects thereby ensuring cost savings

- Compliance in foreign currency exposure through negotiations of ISDAs.

- Participate & lead in Capital Market transactions as well as all Investments inbound and outbound.

Timeliness and compliance:

Advise on mergers & acquisition and corporate restructuring

- Provide legal advice on the structure of investment.

- Liaising with external counsels and provide support to the Deal team in vetting and negotiation of transaction documents.


- Devise methodologies to hedge financial risk for the group

- Mechanism to protect confidentiality information by way of NDAs.

- Attend Legal conferences and Seminars for updation.

- Create a Standard Operating Procedure for financing transactions with appropriate tracking mechanisms.

- Build thought leadership both internally and externally.

Interactions: (Describe the job roles that you interact with inside or outside the company to enable you to meet your accountabilities)

External : Roles you need to interact with outside the organization to enable success in your day to day work

Internal : Roles you need to interact with inside the organization to enable success in your day to day work

- Interact with external legal counsels of PSU, private banks, Investment bankers, and other contracting parties to ensure protection of rights of GMR group

- Interact with project/sector teams to ensure the project is well protected

- Interact with external law firms and consultants on subject specific matters to achieve legal and regulatory compliance for GMR group.

- Interact with the Corporate Finance team to ensure commercial issues are taken care keeping in mind the legal requirements of the transactions.

- Networking with fellow professionals across corporates and law firms to bring in - best practices- across the group.

- Must lead legal teams to develop and grow and be a mentor for growth.

Dimensions: (List the significant numerical data which will reflect the scope and scale of activities concerning this job).

Financial Dimensions:

(These should be quantifiable numerical amounts like annual budgets, project costs, annual revenue, purchase value etc.).

- Corporate Legal Department Budget

Other Dimensions: (Indication of some of the significant volumes associated with the job like number in team/ staff handled etc).

Direct reports:

- In charge of financing transactions of GMR group aggregating to INR 10000 crores annually.

Skills & Knowledge:

(State the minimum acceptable proficiency for this job which best indicates the education and/or experience requirements of this job and not the incumbent).

Educational Qualifications:

- Masters in Law with specialization in Corporate and Business Law.

Relevant and total years of Experience:

- 10 + of PQE in corporate legal function in a reputed law firm or as in house legal counsel in a Corporate, with minimum 5 years of experience in advising and leading financing transaction and mergers and acquisitions.

Legal support for Banking & Finance

Capital Market

Fund raising

Private equity placement

Structured Financing

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Corporate Legal Legal Finance Legal Department

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