Job Post: Bajaj Finance Ltd, Bangalore (Assistant Legal Manager): Apply Now!
About Bajaj Finance Ltd.
Bajaj Finance Limited (BFL), a subsidiary of Bajaj Finserv, is an Indian non-banking financial company headquartered in Pune, India.
About the Job Opportunity
Bajaj Finance Ltd. is seeking tp hire a young professional for the job role of Assistant Legal Manager for its office in Bangalore.
Roles and Responsibilities
The assistant legal manager would be required:
To effectively handle litigation with a success ratio of more than 90%
To initiate all requisite legal actions, file cases under section 25 PSA and section 138 NI Act
Filing and handling Execution petitions in cases where arbitration award has been passed against the delinquent borrowers and taking these cases to a logical conclusion.
To attend COC meetings in NCLT cases and take all necessary actions in consultation with the General Counsel/Senior Head Legal / National Head Legal/ Senior Lead Legal and respective collections team.
To manage Litigation MIS i.e. (i) By (having value of more than 1 Crore as well as non-SME collection cases); (ii) Against & (iii) NCLT matters and share it with required details with HO Team so that the progress of cases can be evaluated.
To support all cross-function departments through effective legal tools to help them in resolving their concerns.
To identify and empanel external counsels/Law firms to handle litigation against and by the company, regular audit of legal activity reported by external counsel, send legal cost tracker to Senior for approval and dispatch invoices and take NDC and send it to HO.
To identify probable legal escalation and sort out these matters before it comes in shape of litigation against the company.
To visit police station and other government authorities in case of any complaint against the company/its officers/senior management to represent them and resolve the issue.
To keep updated with recent legal developments and discuss with seniors.
To constantly work upon innovative approach to handle litigation in order to support the business objectives of the Company.
Eligibility and Experience
Candidates for the job of assistant legal manager are required to fulfill the below-mentioned criteria:
Educational Qualifications: 3 years or 5 years integrated LLB Degree
Qualified to practice law in India
2 – 3 years of work experience in litigation preferably in Banking and Finance Sector with comprehensive drafting knowledge
Experience of S138/Sec 25/Arbitration/Sec 9/Sec 17/Winding-up/Insolvency proceedings.
Experience in handling Against cases (consumer civil criminal & Insolvency matters).
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Existing proficiency in Microsoft Office software products including Interne Outlook Word Excel and PowerPoint.
Should be willing to travel.
Should have worked in a process-oriented environment.