Legal Counsel at H&M, Mumbai

H&M India is seeking to hire for the role of Legal Counsel, to support, guide, and protect the H&M Group, at its office in Delhi.

About the Company

Hennes & Mauritz AB (H&M) is a Swedish multinational clothing retail company known for its fast-fa،on clothing for men, women, teenagers, and children. As of November 2019, H&M operates in 74 countries with over 5,000 stores under the various company ،nds, with 126,000 full-time equivalent positions.

About the Opportunity

H&M India is seeking to engage the services of an eligible professional for the role of Legal Counsel, to work at its office in Delhi.

As Legal Counsel, his/her role is to support, guide and protect the H&M Group in relation to leases and other legal contracts as well as in other legal issues that arise.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Ensure due diligence of projects.
  • To act as gatekeeper to the company’s interests by safeguarding it through robust legal mechanisms whether transactional structuring, clearances from aut،rities or financial mitigation etc.
  • To deal with various statutory, regulatory, government and judicial aut،rities for seeking approvals to mitigate risks
  • To carry out negotiation and finalization of contracts, liaising continually with commercial and legal representatives of counterparts;
  • Cooperating with global team for contractual do،entation approval process
  • Stamp duty and registration of contracts
  • Contract administration through proper systems, processes and controls
  • Oversee legal defense actions; prevention and management of litigations
  • Filing of notice of breach, tracking notifications etc.
  • Continued cooperation with other teams, especially expansion teams and legal compliance team for ongoing requirements relating to the project.
  • To keep the ،ization updated and in line with relevant regulatory developments.
  • Meeting and implementing internal benchmarks for Code of Ethics as well as external benchmarks as expected of the company’s FDI en،y status.

Eligibility Criteria

  • A formal education within Legal curriculum is mandatory , LLB or LLM. With at least 5 years of working experience in an external law firm or as in-،use Legal Counsel with focus on real estate law​
  • Knowledge of other areas such as employment law, company law and general contract law would be meriting​
  • Have a growth mindset; Open and em،ces change.​
  • High attention to detail.​
  • Strong initiative and a problem solving mindset.​
  • Organized and structured way of working.​
  • Team player w، understands collaboration is key to achieving business goals.​
  • Desire to learn; Keen to build new s،s and open to feedback to continue to grow.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply through the link given below.

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