Senior Associate - Legal

Constellation Blu
Full time
Apply by 20 September 2021

Job description

About the Company:

Constellation Blu is boutique advisory firm, engaged heavily in start-up focused practise. Constellation Blu leverages their team's competence and technology to drive faster and more practical solutions for their clients.

Role/ Responsibilities/Skills:

The hire will report to the Partner

  • Work on M&A, Early and growth stage Investment transactions, handled due diligence, pre-closing and post-closing transaction related matters.
  • Have competence in a broad range of corporate and business laws, import & export regulations, especially in the areas of commercial transactions and statutory compliances.
  • Structuring, drafting, negotiating and advising on a wide range of matters from complex, multi-jurisdictional investment agreement transactions and other corporate law agreements.
  • Rendering legal advice relating to the general operations of the company.
  • High execution, ownership and finishing skills along with the ability to have a 360 degree view of a transaction and basic knowledge on FEMA and tax that are relevant to an transaction.
  • Ability to lead a team of Lawyers and Company Secretaries.
  • Ability to train and guide a team of lawyers and company secretaries.
  • Excellent legal and business judgment.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage and execute numerous projects simultaneously.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of matters from the complex matters to the routine standard matters.


Key Competencies:

  • Reliability, dependability: Works hard and does what it takes to get results and meets deadlines. Takes accountability and works well in a cross functional team.
  • Writing, speaking and listening effectively:
  • Writes, speaks and presents information effectively, clearly and with brevity. Communicates to improve understanding, decision-making and performance. Understands the value of listening to others. Thinks before speaking. Probes to understand and confirms understanding of what is heard. Encourages others to speak.
  • Composure: Handles unexpected events calmly. Successfully copes with unintended consequences. Helps co-workers thrive in stressful situations. Identifies and manages stress due to lack of control. Acts with the highest level of professionalism and maturity during crisis situations. Looks immediately for resolution rather than placing blame.
  • Open communication: Willing to ask and honestly answer the tough questions. Treats others’ opinions with respect. Fosters open communication and candid discussions. Shares information that helps others do their job well. Keeps others in the loop.


Qualification:

• LL.B. from a recognized university in India.

• Company Secretary (preferred but not compulsory)

Career Path:

The candidate can expect to have a path clearly charted out towards becoming a partner in the firm in the next 5 – 8 years subject to outstanding performance, high ownership, integrity, ethos and team building mindset.

About Constellation Blu

Constellation Blu was set up in late 2012 to be a go to team of multi-disciplinary professionals for all members of the early stage ecosystem. The intent was to service the needs across all members of the ecosystem including investors (both institutional and angel) and founders (and their leadership teams). The team has boot strapped to scale from 3 in June 2013 to close to a 40 self-driven and professionals currently across Finance, legal, corporate secretarial, Talent, investor relations and others. Over a short period of time, the team has been successful in creating its own identity as a go to shop for needs of the early stage ecosystem and has added newer offerings from time to time with its dynamic leadership team and an ownership structure where the early leadership have developed to being co-owners of the firm.

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