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Senior Associate - Legal



Posted on Monday, June 24, 2024

About us

Yubi stands for ubiquitous. But Yubi will also stand for transparency, collaboration, and the power of possibility.

From being a disruptor in India’s debt market to marching towards global corporate markets from one product to one holistic product suite with seven products

Yubi is the place to unleash potential. Freedom, not fear. Avenues, not roadblocks. Opportunity, not obstacles.

Job Description

We are backed by some of the leading global Private Equity firms and have also been successful in attracting high quality talent from some of the leading companies and universities globally. With the fundamentals in place, we are now gearing up for our next phase of high growth, and we are further building up our team to take the Group to the next level.

About the team and role

  • Review, vetting, negotiating various service contracts, tech partnerships, vendor contracts, non-disclosure agreements of Yubi and other Group companies.

  • Review and rendering of advice on transaction structures from a regulatory perspective.

  • Drafting of various processes and standardization of templates.

  • Coordinating with external counsels for advisory and related matters.

  • Assist in due diligence processes.

  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating debenture subscriptions/ issuances, structured finance and other transactions.

  • Managing overall corporate legal activities of the Group.

  • Contribute towards knowledge management and building of the team from a legal and regulatory perspective.

  • Actively coordinate with internal teams to ensure smooth transaction closure and implementation of processes where relevant.

  • Preparation of high-quality initial documentation which requires minimal modifications.

  • Undertaking of transactions independently with limited guidance/ overview.

  • Assistance in execution of transactions.

  • Research on applicable statutory and regulatory norms, precedents and market practices.

  • Advice on any litigation proceedings by/ against the Group.

Primary responsibilities

  • Establishing and implementing the legal vision along with the founding team.

  • Manage a high-pressure work environment, responding to the needs of a fast-growing business on institutional finance, capital markets, asset management and retail finance.

  • Always be on the cutting edge of legal developments and disseminate to the wider organisation important trends on aspects including but not limited to:

    • Technology and impact on financial services

    • Data privacy

    • Information Technology Act, 2000

    • Regulatory norms applicable to the organization

    • Legal regime surrounding the services and products offered by the organization

  • Assist in development and implementation of scalable internal policies on:

    • Risk management

    • Conflict of interest

    • Other internal processes.

  • Identify competitive advantages and legal / regulatory trends for the benefit of a company.

  • Be responsible for real time resolution and to deliver key requirements confirming to specified timelines and client requirements.

  • Ensure delivery of high quality work customised to meet specific client and business requirements, meeting the best market standards.

  • Communicate effectively and unambiguously with all internal and external stakeholders.

  • Build own negotiating capabilities.

  • Work in a collaborative manner to benefit from the collective wisdom and deal experience of the market, while retaining own discretion.

  • Assist in preparation of and ensure implementation of sound processes that realize hygiene around all activities including data management, confidentiality, drafting standards.

  • Assist the team in developing well researched positions and practices and in rendering sound advice for undertaking transactions.

Desired Skills

  • Good technical knowledge of laws pertaining to the field of data privacy laws, Information Technology Act, 2000 and other related laws.

  • Excellent and in depth research skills.

  • Possess a highly solution oriented and business focused approach and always play an enabling role for business.

  • Have excellent drafting, and reviewing skills, be adept at problem solving, running large deals till closure and possess the ability to prepare high quality and well drafted documents.

  • Ability to understand business requirements and how this would translate to requirements from the legal team.

  • Ability to handle and run with the matters on their own, with minimal senior intervention.

  • Have impeccable integrity, work ethics and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

  • Ability to present / articulate / position an idea compellingly.

  • Be as ambitious as we are, and hence willing to travel, go out of her / his way to build at the highest quality, burn the midnight oil to meet goals and deadlines.

  • Have demonstrated resilience – stayed with companies with minimal/ no switch in jobs.

  • Willingness to learn quickly, including the commercial and structural aspects of products and effectively implement such learning.

  • Reliability for timely and effective completion of work allocated.