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
Knowledge of Substantive Law and Legal Procedure.
Analytical and Logical Reasoning.
Oral and Written Communication
Creative problem solving
Top 5 world organizations for Legal
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
Latham & Watkins LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Top 5 European organizations for Legal
UNODC - United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime
Top 5 American organizations for Legal
Norton Rose Fulbright LLP
White & Case LLP
Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Top 5 Asian organizations for Legal
Kim & Chang
Ropes & Gray
Top 5 Indian organizations for Legal
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
Khaitan & Co.