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Associate Manager Legal

Date:  25-Jan-2023

Delhi, IN

Company:  GMR Airports Limited


The position purports to be a dependable resource in the legal department and shall be responsible for leading the legal teams interactions with business verticals Commercial Non Aero, P&C and P&E ( in particular) in a timely and efficient manner, handle all of their transactions and issues, give proper legal advice for tenable and sustainable structuring/ modeling to the transactions and issues as well as for various issues connected with concessionaires/ Joint Ventures such as Cargo, Ground handling, Fuel Farm, BME, F&B, etc. the Airlines, the Vendors. The incumbent will be responsible for providing legal support to the business team to mitigate legal risks.

To support the  legal advisory function for the Corporate finance function of GMR group by assisting in  driving the transaction including drafting, reviewing and negotiating financing agreements until financial closure


Assisting  Manager / Head legal counsel for the group, towards   legal and regulatory compliance to safeguard the interest of the group and sectors.


AM Legal -----> Senior Lead Counsel (GAL)


  • Review of RFP, RFQ, Concession Agreement and preparation of pre bid queries for various Airport Projects.
  • Drafting and vetting of MOU, NDA, MSA, Lease Deed, Leave and License Agreement, Licence Agreement and other commercial agreements.
  • Drafting, negotiation and advising on medium to high complexity transactional agreements including shareholders agreement, share purchase agreement, business transfer agreements etc., term sheets and related documents.
  • Compliance Work, NBFC, CIC and RBI Compliances.
  • Due diligence of project documents, drafting of legal opinion and other related transactional documents.
  • Excellent drafting, communication and inter personal skills with good understanding of laws and clarity of procedures.
  • Conducting Legal Research, Legal Analysis and Provide requested Legal Opinion.
  • Preparation of legal summary, maintaining litigation tracker.
  • Good at team work and time management, provide regular support to the day to day requirement of the department.
  • Timely closure of the transactions.



Transaction Counsel
Counterparty banks/ financial institutions/ investors


Discussing the strategy with user team for structuring any transaction etc.

Helping the user teams negotiating any transactions



Working in team of 3-4 members  including outside counsels


  • LL.B with 5-8 years post qualification experience as in house lawyer and/or in law firms.
  • LLM should be added advantage.


  • 5-8  years of experience in contracts and corporate laws


Experience in handling funding/financial transactions, equity transactions including joint venture agreement, share purchase agreement etc. , bidding, infrastructure project documents, EPC, advisory agreements and other commercial contracts (and not litigation focussed).


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  • Problem Solving: Ability to identify solutions exploring different options in gathered information. | Interview
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  • Stakeholder Focus
  • Networking
  • Execution & Results
  • Teamwork & Interpersonal influence
  • Problem Solving & Analytical Thinking
  • Planning & Decision Making
  • Capability Building
  • Strategic Orientation
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Awareness
  • Innovation
  • Managing Change and ambiguity by creating Win-Win
  • Determination(Contextual and Flexible)
  • Learning Ability
  • Making & Navigating proposals
  • Scanning, Networking & External orientation
  • Compliance Management
  • Legal Knowledge Application