The Legal Manager will be responsible for handling a wide variety of commercial agreements, focused on the Retail, Sourcing, Marketing and other departments. He / She will be the primary point of contact for day-to-day resolution of contract issues and dispute communications with various internal and external stakeholders. He / She will also be responsible for company law compliance, IPR and overall legal aspects.
Role & Responsibilities:
Support all corporate, real estate and operations related transactions of the Company with documentation and
Individual contributor, responsible for conducting complex agreement negotiation, drafting, preparation, monitoring, and termination activities in line with the business needs, specifically related to Retail (Lease agreements, Mall agreements, Franchise agreements etc),
Sourcing (vendor agreements, NDA etc),
Marketing (for online & Offline marketing initiatives),
Other departments (Agreements as required)
Review, assess, and mitigate financial and legal implications to the company in accordance with the terms of the contract.
Analyse and evaluate requests for modification to existing terms and conditions, including commercial adjustments, making sound recommendations to the appropriate internal business partner(s).
Analysing and approving requests for termination based on terms and conditions of existing contracts, ensuring that the financial and renewal/cancellation obligations of the contracts are clearly understood and administered.
Proactively resolving legal issues and providing solutions to avoid litigation.
Assisting in litigation with respect to the technical, corporate and commercial legal issues
Handling employee / HR matters with respect to labour law / statutory requirements in conjunction with HR.
Manage legal issues related to IPR, trademark protection, data protection, Non-disclosure and privacy issues.
Will be responsible for company law related matters, specifically, statutory compliance with company law, FEMA, ROC, secretarial compliances and other general corporate legislation.Eligibility Criteria/ Skills Required:
Desired Experience and Skills:
Education: LLB / LLM from a reputed college, additional CS qualification will be an advantage
Years of Experience: Minimum 6-8 Years of Industry experience, most preferably from retail / Mall operators.
Excellent experience in drafting/vetting commercial agreements especially related to Lease agreements, Mall agreements, Franchise agreements, vendor agreements etc.
Should be able to draft agreements/notices independently taking into account
Strong Communication skills – Extremely Proficient in written and spoken English
Strong computer skills in usage of various tools in MS-Office and the Internet
Good eye for detail
Technical understanding of the Company Law, IPR, Labour law and regulations.
Should be able to interface effectively with business and operations on all legal matters
A high level of professionalism which is required on the job at all timesHow to Apply?:
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Chumbak was founded in 2010 as an idea for creating a range of fun souvenirs for India and Indians. It was a simple thought. Let’s give the world something cool to take back from their travels to India. Chumbak also loved the design and that was always above everything. Period. Though little did we know what was to follow. What started with souvenirs stocked in multi brand outlets soon transformed itself into a business spanning stores across the country in both our large format, full experience stores and pop up stores across popular malls and high streets.