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Head Legal & Company Secretary

Job Description

Role: Executive Vice President (Legal) and Company Secretary


Reports to: CMD


Role outline:


·         The role is in charge of both the legal and secretarial function of the organization

·         The overall role of the Company Secretarial function is to ensure compliance with statutory regulations, corporate governance, management of the board of directors and committee meetings and addressing shareholder concerns in a timely manner.

·         From a legal perspective, the role is responsible the all legal matters (except those in relation to Income Tax and Finance & Accounts) including contracts management, excise and customs regulations, subsidiaries and associated companies






·         Preparation for the annual general meetings of the organization. This will include AGM notice preparation, securing the accounts approval, preparation of the MD&A report, corporate governance report, subsidiary and associated company reports


·         Managing all matters in relation to shareholders e.g. share transfers, dividend payout, ECS and ensuring that they are addressed in a timely manner


·         Interaction and coordination with RTA on a regular basis in relation to shareholder issues; preparing MIS on the same and providing it to the Shareholder and Investors Grievances Committee for their consideration


·         Management of various board committees  - meeting notice, agenda preparation, conducting the meetings, minutes of the meetings, sign off from CMD, updation of internal records etc.


·         Answering any queries raised by the directors in a timely manner


·         Identifying the best practices in corporate governance and institutionalizing them. Preparation of the corporate governance report of the organization; and coordinating with the external auditors in relation to secure the corporate governance certification


·         Managing the company secretarial related matters of both the subsidiary and associated companies




·         Managing legal matters for the company and its subsidiaries and associated companies except in matters of Income Tax, Finance and Accounts


·         Provide legal opinions on contracts/tenders/proposals; identify risk and minimize exposure. Also, coordinate with external legal consultants for expert opinion, where required


·         Defend trademarks, patents, copyrights etc. Also monitor, renew and file for new trademarks as required


·         Provide advice in relation to Excise and Customs Laws, and represent in front of these authorities

Ideal candidate will be a Qualified Company Secretary with 18-22 Years of experience and atleast 10+ years of experience in a large sized Public listed company in a similar role