Senior Lead Counsel - Distribution Business and Litigation (2570)

10-15 years
a month ago 8 Applied
Job Description

Job Description

Position:Senior Lead Counsel - Distribution Business and Litigation (Band D2)

Reporting into: Principal Legal Counsel - Distribution Business and Litigation

Business/Function:Legal and S&P

Location:Mumbai (Work from Office)

Purpose/Overview of the role:

Reporting to the Principal Legal Counsel- Distribution Business and Litigation, the incumbent will be responsible for providing legal and litigation-related support to the Distribution business at Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited (formerly known as Sony Pictures Networks India Private Limited).

Key Result Areas:

  • Reviewing, drafting, and negotiating of Memorandum of Understanding, marketing, subscription and channel placement agreements with various distribution platform operators.
  • Drafting and sending legal notices
  • Assist in filing recovery proceedings and other cases before TDSAT, Magistrate's court, High Court and Supreme Court in terms of reviewing the draft petition and providing comments on the same to lawyers for finalizing the petitions.
  • Briefing the counsel in connection with the litigations filed by or against the company.
  • Coordinating with cross department heads, sales /business and commercial associates on various business issues and advising them on suitable course of action to be taken.
  • Proactively resolving legal issues and providing solution to the Business/Sales team to avoid litigation.
  • Coordinating with Sales and Operations team in connection with issuance of disconnection notices.
  • Reviewing of the relevant Regulations and Tariff Orders applicable to the industry and ensuring due compliance of all the requirements.
  • Filing of requisite information/data with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) on a timely basis
  • Interacting with TRAI officials in connection with resolving of any issues raised by TRAI
  • Reviewing and providing comments on the Consultation Paper rolled out by TRAI on topics affecting the Broadcasting and Distribution Industry.

Educational & Work Experiences / Key Requirements:

  • Law Graduate. Master of Law (LL.M) would be preferred
  • 10-15 years experience post qualification
  • Should have worked in a mid to large-sized Corporate (Preferably Broadcasting & Distribution Company, Media/Telecom) or a Law Firm of repute having Telecom, Media/Broadcasting & Distribution companies as their clients.

Critical Competencies/Traits

  1. Good drafting skills. Able to draft agreements/notices independently.
  2. Good communication skills.
  3. Quick learner
  4. Smart and Self starter
  5. Having a Proactive approach
  6. Good analytical skills
  7. Eye for detailing and acting with a sense of urgency by adhering to TAT
  8. Multi-tasking skills
  9. Getting along well with other associates.
  10. Sound understanding and interpretation of the relevant regulations and its

applications to business situations.

  1. Having a long-term vision to work in the company.

Essential Skills

Adhering to principles and values

Persuading and influencing

Presenting and communicating information

Ability to work under pressure.

Desirable Aptitude

Learning and researching

Delivering results and meeting customer expectations

Leading and supervising

Applying expertise and technology

Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited is an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer - Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation.

Why join us

Culver Max Entertainment Private Limited is home to some of India's leading entertainment channels such asSET, SAB, MAX, PAL, PIX, Sony BBC Earth, Yay!, Sony Marathi, Sony SIX, Sony TEN, Sony TEN1, SONY Ten2, SONY TEN3, SONY TEN4, to name a few!

Our foray into the OTT space with one of the most promising streaming platforms, Sony LIV brings us one step closer to being a progressive digitally-led content powerhouse.

Our independent production venture- Studio Next has already made its mark with original content and IPs for TV and Digital Media.

But our quest to Go Beyond doesn't end there. Neither does our search to find people who can take us there.

We focus on creating an inclusive and equitable workplace where we celebrate diversity with our Bring Your Own Self Philosophy and are recognised as a Great Place to Work.

- Great Place to Work - Ranked as one of the Great Places to Work for since 5 years

- Included in the Hall of Fame as a part of the Working Mother & Avtar Best Companies for Women in India study- Ranked amongst 100 Best Companies for Women In India

- ET Human Capital Awards 2021- Winner across multiple categories

- Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Award - Outstanding Learning Practices.

The biggest award of course is the thrill our employees feel when they can Tell Stories Beyond the Ordinary!

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