Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) set up on 2nd April 1990 under an Act of Indian Parliament, acts as the Principal Financial Institution for Promotion, Financing, and Development of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector as well as for coordination of functions of institutions engaged in similar activities.
Name of the Post Legal Advisor
Type of the Post Contractual on full-time basis
No. of Posts 1
Place of Posting The Legal Advisor will be posted at Lucknow.
Period of Contract The terms of the contract of the Legal Advisor would initially be for a period of three years, extendable, at sole discretion of the Bank, for a further period of up to two years. The contract can be terminated at one months’ notice on either side or salary and allowances (if any) in lieu thereof.
Job Responsibility The Legal Advisor of the Bank will be responsible for the following:
a) Rendering legal opinion on matters related to interpretation of various statutes affecting SIDBI, Competition/Anti-trust cases, consumer protection cases, Corporate and commercial matters, Banking Law matters, IBC Matters, Trademarks and Intellectual property matters, Mergers and acquisitions/Dispute resolution, property-related cases, commercial agreements, MOU's, service matters and on Taxation matters etc.,
b) Drafting of commercial agreements, MoUs, Shareholders Agreements, Share Subscription Agreements, Contribution Agreements, Guarantees, franchising/licensing agreements/Distribution agreements, notices, including vetting/drafting of various types of legal Documents.
c) Providing support, handle and supervise the court case/s in the Supreme Court, High Courts and Civil Courts in different parts of the Country and also arbitration proceedings either directly or advocates and furnish updated information from time to time.
d) Vetting/preparing of draft applications/miscellaneous applications, petitions, plaints, replies, rejoinders, written statements, etc, for the purpose of filing before various judicial forums.
e) Providing legal advice on policy issues, support and guidance on any legal matters as desired by SIDBI.
f) Handling matters under Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 before National Company Law Tribunal.
g) Any other related matter assigned by SIDBI.
Educational Qualification Degree in law (3 years/ 5 years) from a recognized university in India with minimum 60% marks. Post Graduate degree in Law from a recognized Indian University shall be preferable
Experience Enrolled as Advocate with Bar Council having minimum 20 years of experience as practicing advocate preferably with 5 years of work experience in extending legal opinion to Banks/FIs/NBFCs/PSUs.
Remuneration CTC of `35 - `40 Lakh p.a. based on experience/profile of the candidate. Annual increment, up to 5% of CTC finalized initially, may be considered by the Bank, based on performance. The CTC would, however, not be a limiting factor for a suitable candidate.
HOW TO APPLY i. Duly filled in application (in English or Hindi), as per the format available on the Bank’s website with a recent passport size photograph pasted thereon and Curriculum Vitae, bearing full signature of the candidate across the same with date, should be sent so as to reach the General Manager, Human Resources Vertical (HRV), Small Industries Development Bank of India, MSME Development Centre, Plot No. C-11, 'G' Block, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (East), Mumbai – 400051 on or before December 14, 2018_ (Friday). The envelope/ subject of the mail containing the application should bear the superscription “Application for the post of Legal Advisor on Contractual Basis”.
ii. Applications should be accompanied by self-attested copies of relevant certificate(s) / documents, in support of proof of identity, address, age, educational qualification (educational certificates/mark-sheets), work experience, etc, as mentioned in the application form. An application not accompanied by photocopies/ scanned copies (in cases of applied online) of relevant certificate(s) / documents, or not in prescribed format or not signed by the candidate or incomplete in any respect or received after due date will not be entertained under any circumstances.
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