Legal Officer

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Legal Officer

March 26, 2021
  • Description/Profile

    Toonz is looking for an experienced Legal Officer to be part of our Legal Team. The candidate will play a crucial role in developing successful, long-term legal strategies for our organization to help us achieve our business and organizational goals. The Legal Officer will be based out of our headquarters in Technopark, Trivandrum.

    • Drafting and reviewing commercial agreements, both specific to the Media & Entertainment industry and general commercial contracts
    • Ensuring the company operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations
    • Providing management with effective legal advice on business issues and strategies
    • Advising the HR department on employment and labour laws
    • Providing litigation support as required
    • Identifying and addressing potential legal issues and risks for current company activities
    • Supervising other Legal personnel and ensuring cohesive interaction across cross-functional departments

     

  • Eligibility / Experience

    Qualifications

    • Minimum of 2-3 years of work experience. Professional experience in corporate organizations will be a plus.
    • A Law Degree (BA. BL or BA. LLB) from an accredited institution with an active bar membership, preferably in Kerala, Maharashtra, New Delhi or Tamil Nadu
    • Basic knowledge of Intellectual Property Laws, Companies Act 2013 (India) and Labour Laws (India)
    • Demonstrable legal analytical skills, general business acumen, good drafting skills and reviewing international commercial contracts
    • Strong teamwork and client service skills; experience exercising influence and managing change while having an open, inclusive and solution-oriented approach
    • Self-sufficient with demonstrated skill in MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Suite
    • Excellent inter-personal and communication skills (Verbal & Written)
    • Good English language skills
    • Willingness to be physically based out of Trivandrum, India.
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    Desired Skills

    • Experience working in Media & Entertainment industry
    • In-House work experience
    • Experience working with international clients
    • Advanced knowledge of Intellectual Property Laws