This group of positions is responsible for the delivery and administration of legal services to ensure the issues of risk and governance within the business are aligned to corporate goals. Assess and manage legal risks faced by various TCL entities, including legal risk assessment for new product launches, extending operations in new geographies, cross-border telecom deals etc. Provide legal assistance to the Board of TCL and TCIPL for information requests. Provide advice and legal expertise to BUs for resolution of disputes around litigations and arbitrations, police cases, statutory filings, licensing requirements, audit findings, business investment roadblocks, land disputes, accounting, and taxation, etc. Supervise outside counsel in processing all court proceedings (including arbitrations, mediations and tribunals) around the world. File new patent applications as appropriate and manage an existing patent portfolio. Oversee all trademark activity. Support Tata Sons’ trademark applications and trademark litigations. Conduct legal research and analysis on selected topics, prepare memoranda, position papers upon request. Resolve complex and general commercial transactions. Act as the main liaison point for banking and financing transactions. Monitor filing and closure of claim settlements. Prepare quarterly litigation report for presentation to Board. Draft contracts and negotiate. Build and supervise a “legal help desk” of experienced attorneys to handle global transactions of day-to-day commercial matters relating to the sale of voice, data and mobility services as well as procurement matters. The function ensures adherence to regulatory requirements by constant updating of internal systems in line with evolving regulatory requirements.
Works under direct supervision. Able to identify problems and provide inputs to improve, change or adapt existing methods and techniques drawing from personal experiences and feedback.