AM Legal Operations – GSTN, New Delhi

From 5 to 10 year(s) of experience
₹ Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

Role:AM- Legal Operations

Reporting to:VP, Legal



Role Description

To support in drafting, upkeep and maintenance of legal documents and supporting in adherence to the legal compliance by all functions

Key Responsibilities

Strategy Design and Implementation

To provide inputs in the design of legal policies, guidelines, controls and checkpoints etc and ensure implementation of the same

Assist the legal head in planning the budget of the Legal Department during the internal budgeting exercise; Ensure adherence to the same

Implement risk mitigation plans to combat key legal risks to the organization

Keep abreast of changes in relevant laws, rules, regulations, etc and advise the next higher authority on their implications

Managing Relations with External Agencies

Support in identifying External lawyers, Advisors, Government Agencies, Regulating Bodies etc. to facilitate timely resolution of Legal matters/disputes

Create the legal briefing to be provided to the lawyers from the Ministry of Law

Coordinate with lawyers from Ministry of Law for representing GSTN during hearings coordinate the filing of petitions, affidavits etc. in courts

Legal – Operations

Draft legal documents such as Contracts, Power of Attorneys, Agreements, etc. for GSTN in a timely accurate manner

Ensure timely provision of all supporting documents as may be required by external Legal Counsels/Firms from time to time; coordinate with relevant internal Departments to collect relevant documents/proofs

Coordinate with external Legal Counsels/Firms to draft notices to be filed in Courts on behalf of the Company

Respond in a timely manner to legal notices received from Courts/ queries received from other Internal Departments

Assist in creation of a central repository of all original agreements, contracts, major court orders and all regulatory filings/reports

Responsible for safe custody of original agreements, contracts, major court orders, certificate of incorporation of company, commencement of business, approvals and all regulatory filings/ reports

Design the legal guidelines/ terms & conditions for the RFPs for selection of Vendors/ Consultants

Minimize legal risks and cost escalations for the Organization due to errors in legal compliance related issues

Monitor various legal compliance requirements on a periodic basis and adhere to the same; Escalate the compliance issues (if any) in a timely manner

Maintain documentation pertinent to all the litigations

People Development

Take an active role in recruitment of incumbents into own team

Conduct formal performance appraisal and provide developmental feedback for own team

Identify training needs of subordinates and provide functional training inputs through internal and external sources


Ensure timely preparation of MIS and Status Updates for circulation to the Top Management and other authorities as may be required

Key Interfaces:



Regulatory Authorities

Judiciary - Local Courts, High Courts, Supreme Courts

Legal Counsel

Ministry of Law

Leadership team

All Internal Departments

Key Attributes & Skills:

Bachelor of Law (LLB)/ Any equivalent degree/diploma with around 3-7 years of relevant experience

Knowledge of various relevant statutes, Government policies, regulations and directives, and company policies and guidelines

Excellent knowledge of all legal aspects relating to various laws- Labor Laws etc., and the procedures in respect of Civil and Criminal Matters

Drafting skills for legal documents, Memorandum of Settlements, Memorandum of Understanding, Power of Attorneys etc

Role:Legal Operations - Other

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Industry:IT Services & Consulting

Functional Area:Legal & Regulatory

Role Category:Legal Operations

Employment Type:Full Time, Temporary/Contractual


UG:LLB in Any Specialization

PG:LLM in Any Specialization

Company Profile

NISG (National Institute for Smart Government)
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