Circle Legal Lead-wbkol

5 - 10 Years

Job Description

Functional / Technical / Process
Legal Support Delivery
Liaise with relevant departments to ensure that legal risks have been identified, appropriate courses of action have been taken
Monitor on a frequent basis compliance with statutory obligations and generate detailed reports of compliance
Draft Tower Agreements and ensure complete contract management
Contribute to knowledge management activity at Circle level
Vet and interpret contracts signed with various vendors at the service level in coordination with Circle SCM
Review progress of outstanding litigation and liaise with external advocates
Coordinate with lawyers and conduct briefing and discussion sessions for legal cases
Collect data regarding the performance of empaneled advocates and submit it to Regional Legal Manager in order to facilitate accurate evaluation of the advocates at the regional level
Site Acquisition
Coordinate with Site Acquisition team, verify the documents, conduct due diligence for Tower Site Acquisition
Negotiate with site owners and resolve related legal conflicts
Negotiate with stakeholders of the site such as security guards etc. and handle day to day challenges arising at the circle
Enable the exit from the site lease agreement in areas where sites are given up due to customer movement
Regulatory Body Engagement
Coordinate with statutory authorities, regulatory bodies and other Government agencies to ensure completion of all legal documents and process requirements
Ensure payment of stamp duty and renewal of licenses and track upcoming deadlines of registrations
Address issues such as receipt of notice from electricity department and other regulatory bodies

Statutory Compliance
Draft and review contracts, agreements and internal policies and ensure that they are in compliance with all statutory or legal requirements
Ensure compliance with laws by monitoring activities such as disposal of diesel, payment of minimum wages by vendors to employees etc.
Ensure the safety and security of all legal documents and maintain copies that can be presented quickly when required
Legal Process Development Review
Review and advise management on legal implications of internal policies and procedures
Implement MIS for Litigation, Agreements, and Compliances and ensure record keeping of litigation files and site folders

Internal Customer Satisfaction
Review ongoing cases, provide legal protection and risk management advice to the circle functions accordingly
Conduct training sessions of functions to create awareness for inculcating best practices to avoid litigation and penalties

Legal Budgeting
Negotiate the fees structure of the external lawyers and advocates

Not Applicable

Key Performance Indicators:
% deviations to standard procedures
Internal Customer Satisfaction scores
Number of inaccuracies in documentation
TAT of dispute resolution

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter


Functional Area:Legal, Regulatory, Intellectual Property

Role:Legal Manager

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time

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Company Profile

ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited
ATC India is one of the leading independent Passive Telecom Infrastructure Providers in India and is a wholly owned subsidiary of American Tower Corporation (NYSE:AMT). Since launching operations in India in 2007, ATC India's portfolio has expanded to over 58,000 towers, post the recent acquisition of Viom Networks with 51% controlling ownership. ATC India has a national presence and services all major telecom service providers in the country.
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Recruiter Name:Shubhra Arya

Contact Company:ATC Telecom Infrastructure Private Limited

Reference Id:CLLKOL

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