Legal Associate

Company

Maersk (Legal Shared Services)

Salary

not specified

Last Date to Apply

Location

Mumbai

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Key responsibilities: Legal Associate

•Reviewing and negotiating contracts for Maersk Oil Trading including typical contract management tasks namely, renewals, signatures, liaising with corporate legal for notarizations, legalizations, etc;
•Ensuring correct archiving and storage of documents, contracts, corporate documents and official documents in the contract management or other internal tools;
•Assisting (Legal Associate) with KYC (know your counterparty), compliance review, and initial admin processes and related sharing of documents;
•Supporting timely facilitation of annual board meetings and related requirements for all Maersk Oil Trading entities, including engaging with company secretaries to ensure compliance with local company legislative requirements as well as Maersk Group requirements;

•Ensuring delegation of authority and financial mandates are duly updated and issued in alignment with finance and risk management;
•Assisting with insurance renewals, providing relevant documentation to insurance brokers and underwriters, and keeping the overview of existing policies, with associated covers, deadlines, expiry dates, etc.;
•Supporting the Chief Legal Counsel and Head of Governance and Compliance in Maersk Oil Trading with contract management/governance;
•Develop ‘eye to eye’ relationship and engagement with internal stakeholders and implement process capability.
•Provide consistent and predictable high-quality service to business partners and end customers

Requirements and Skills

• The ideal candidate holds a Bachelor of Law. Master of Law a plus.
•The candidate has 1-3 years of experience from an in-house function in an internationally oriented law firm or international corporation with an experience in dealing (drafting, reviewing, negotiating and finalizing) with agreements.
•Contract management and process management experience preferred
•Understanding of fuel trading and maritime law is preferred but not a requirement.
•Able to work independently with minimal supervision
•Given high stakeholder interaction excellent English skills both oral as well as written are required and proven capability in MS Office is expected

Behavioral Skills

•Flexible and business supportive mind-set
•A strong communicator equally capable of engaging with stakeholders and colleagues alike.
•An ability to delivery independently and timely.

About Organisation

Maersk Legal Shared Services (Legal Associate) provides legal, claims and compliance services to a diverse range of functions across the Maersk Group. The successful candidate will be joining a large team of in-house lawyers, claims specialists, compliance officers and other experts focused on meeting customer needs whilst mitigating risk across the business. The team operates in a matrix organization, interacting with senior stakeholders from the Maersk Headquarters in Copenhagen and around the world on a daily basis whilst providing important advice and guidance to the business.

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