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Lead Legal Counsel - Central Functions

Hitachi Energy


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12-14 Years
a month ago
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Gurgaon, Haryana, India

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Legal, Compliance & Audit

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Full time



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Mission Statement:

Lead the Legal advisory role and provide complete end to end legal support for all matters other than direct Business Unit related. Provide complete legal advice and support for INAPT. Provide legal support and strategy for litigations in Hitachi Energy India Fill in for any legal team members requirement of Hitachi Energy business in India as may be required from time to time. Direct line report to the Head of Legal South Asia. Collaborate with all lawyers in India, management team members across functions and Business Units. Deliver high-level strategic and tactical legal advice.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Providing strategic legal advice and support in all matters that are relevant for the business of Hitachi Energy in India which are not business facing viz., Information Technology, Finance (Treasury & Accounts), Real Estate, Human Resources / Labor Law, Related Party transactions and agreements, Corporate Social Responsibility related legalities / compliances including agreements and MOU's, advising on all legal matters of INAPT (shared service entity), stepping in and assisting in tender / contracts review matters of all BU's in India in the event of any spike in respective BU's and ensure that any and all corporate activities are supported with the highest standards of legal, professional ethics and compliant with the prevailing laws and regulations.

  • Provide legal advice and support for Business Units when existing legal team members are not available and or fill in for the existing lawyers during spike in legal work, project related work.

  • Provide legal support and drive litigation strategy for all litigation matters for and against Hitachi Energy India

  • Provide legal advise and support to ensure 100% statutory compliance of Hitachi Energy.

  • Attend to and address all audit (internal and external) related queries relating to Legal

  • Developing and implementing legal strategies, and through the collaboration with the organization's Business Units and other functions provide strategic legal insight, potential risk exposure, and mitigation plans of any significant legal and regulatory developments to the management.

  • Delivering business-oriented solutions and legal advice to the company's management and facilitate the achievement of business goals and objectives.

  • Developing/reviewing and streamlining processes required for legal review and approval of transactions, Management Instructions, Power Grid Regulation.

  • Providing relevant and practical advice to all Business Units as may be required, various functions, and country management, through a good understanding of business processes.

  • Participate actively in the development of cross border collaboration of the Global Legal & Integrity team.

  • Create, develop, and implement company-wide policies, procedures, and standard contracts/agreements in line with the applicable country's jurisdiction.

  • Monitoring emerging legislation and regulation and advise the company of regulatory developments

  • Organizing Code of Conduct/compliance/ethics/integrity trainings for all employees in country level, develop and maintain through the organization's learning network system in daily basis.

  • Sets up, matures, and ensures effective Business Unit/ Code of Conduct (CoC) governance, aligned with the global organization reporting framework.

  • Working closely with Office of Special Investigations, a function of the integrity global team on any allegations/reported issues in a case-by-case basis.

  • Managing external legal counsel on specific projects and day-to-day country specific operational activities, in regulatory enforcement or litigation matters.

  • Living Hitachi Energy's core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business.

Your Background:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field.

  • 12 to 14 years of experience

  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required.


Hitachi brings together the world's greatest minds to help breathe life into new possibilities - and drive innovation for a better future. That's why we look for individuals who share our pioneering spirit, have imaginative ideas and are fearless when it comes to tackling the world's biggest challenges. Our people love technology - and they love making a difference. They have a passion for finding new solutions and working with brilliant colleagues. Every day they dedicate themselves to a huge range of exciting projects, contributing to the Hitachi vision around the globe. From engineering new sustainability solutions that conserve water and energy to creating the infrastructure for the smart cities of tomorrow, there's no challenge too great for our pioneers. And there's no shortage of opportunities for you to make a difference. Come and experience the dynamic, collaborative and creative environments where your ideas are welcome and new discoveries are waiting. To help you grow to your full potential, we strive to support our employees in their career aspirations and promote the freedom to explore new horizons.


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