Legal Jobs: Legal Counsel – Disputes & Litigation, Bengaluru, India

Legal Jobs: Legal Counsel – Disputes & Litigation, Bengaluru, India

Legal Jobs: Legal Counsel – Disputes & Litigation, Bengaluru, India

 

Job Description

Legal CounselRoles and Responsibilities:

  • Respond to dispute and pre-dispute demand letters
  • Counsel business and stakeholders on legal dispute best-practices
  • Analyze case files, contracts, documentary evidence, and carry out litigation strategy
  • Conducting interviews, gather documents and electronic records
  • Coordinate and schedule depositions, hearings, trials, conferences and meetings
  • Summarize calls, set action items, follow through to closure
  • Verify information, locate evidence and exhibits
  • Manage budgets, billing and invoices
  • Negotiate rates and contracts for legal services vendors
  • Maintain a case management database
  • Obtain copies of company and court documents

Roles & Responsibilities:

Role Demands:

  • Assist in all facets of litigation, including pre-disputes, fact investigation, drafting legal responses, responding to subpoenas and other discovery requests, preparing witnesses for testimony, and negotiating and drafting settlements
  • Perform legal work in-house whenever possible 
  • Interact with outside counsel, including, budgets and invoices, compliance with outside counsel guidelines, and work product
  • Draft succinct, practical legal advice
  • Identify, review, analyze, manage and resolve pre-disputes 
  • Implement, and enforce company policies on eDiscovery

Qualifications:Experience and skill set required:

  • The ideal candidate will be a law graduate with 5-8 years’ experience
  • At least three years Disputes experience.  
  • At least three years in-house at an IT services company.  
  • US law or Canadian law experience is a bonus.  
  • The Legal Counsel will be part of the US Geo Legal team and be expected to deal with a variety of matters. This role would suit a detail oriented professional with good organizational skills and excellent English writing and oral communication skills who works well with a very diverse range of functions and is comfortable with uncertainty.
  • Very strong people skills.
  • Able to work independently 
  • Law graduate.  LLM from US or Canada is a bonus.

 

For more information & to apply CLICK HERE

 

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