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What is Legal/Law Means to Consulting?

Updated: Aug 14, 2020


Types of Jobs Titles / Designations in Legal

Lawyer, Litigation Executive, Counsel, Solicitor, Barrister, Judge, Chartered Legal Executive, Legal Analyst, Legal Services Director, Head of Legal, Managing Associate, Senior Lawyer, Legal Manager.

Legal Job Responsibilities

  • Keeps cases organised by establishing and organising files; monitoring calendars; meeting deadlines; documenting actions; inputting information into file databases and case management software; confirming case status with attorneys.

  • Helps develop cases by maintaining contact with people involved in the case; scheduling depositions; preparing and forwarding summonses and subpoenas; drafting complaints; preparing and filing discovery requests; preparing responses to opposing counsel; generating status reports

  • Drafting, vetting and all legal documentation (including but not limited to grant agreements with foreign and local donors, non-profit partners, vendor contracts, MOUs, etc.)

  • Ensuring compliances under applicable laws, most particularly the statutes of Income Tax Act, Companies Act (ROC matters), FCRA and FEMA

  • Advising on all correspondence requiring legal inputs and educating front-facing teams on relevant regulatory aspects for better expectation-setting with stakeholders upfront

  • Working cross-functionally with various project teams, finance, operations, etc. to ensure policies and processes are updated with evolving regulations and are being duly followed

  • Providing updates and reports to the internal committees, partners and the board on a regular basis on relevant legal issues conduct of board and annual general meetings and the related compliances

  • Identifying potential legal and related risks and developing mitigating strategies

  • Liaising with consultants, lawyers for legal opinions

  • Developing and updating policies relating to corporate governance and regulatory affairs and ensuring compliance with applicable laws, including disclosure requirements

  • Enhances trial proceedings by organising evidence; preparing exhibits; scheduling witnesses; ensuring that witnesses are ready when needed; taking courtroom notes.

Education Required for Legal

Masters of Law or degree in Integrated MBL-LLM/ MBA-LLM.

Qualifications Required for Legal

A person shall be at least 21 years old.

The person shall be having a law degree from any University provided that it has to be recognized by Bar Council of India.

A person should be registered with any state Bar Council of India.

Specialization Required for Legal

A candidate must have Corporate law specialization that focus on companies or corporations.

Skills Required for Legal

  • Technology Skills

  1. Knowledge of Substantive Law and Legal Procedure.

  2. Client Service

  3. Analytical and Logical Reasoning.

  4. Legal Research

  • Behavioural Skills

  1. Oral and Written Communication

  2. Commercial Awareness

  3. Conflict Resolution

  4. Creative problem solving

Top 5 world organizations for Legal

  • Kirkland & Ellis LLP

  • Latham & Watkins LLP

  • Baker McKenzie

  • DLA Piper

  • Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Top 5 European organizations for Legal

  • Alter Domus

  • Gilead

  • Tesla Energy

  • UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

  • TMF Group

Top 5 American organizations for Legal

  • Norton Rose Fulbright LLP

  • Hogan Lovells

  • Jones Day

  • White & Case LLP

  • Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Top 5 Asian organizations for Legal

  • AdventBalance

  • Eversheds

  • Kim & Chang

  • Pinsent Masons

  • Ropes & Gray

Top 5 Indian organizations for Legal

  • Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

  • Trilegal India

  • Khaitan & Co.

  • Sagar Associates

  • DSK Legal

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