Legal Counsel

Bengaluru Full-time

About Scripbox

Scripbox is India's most trusted online investment service. We simplify the investment journey

of anyone who wants to get started with investing for whatever savings need they might have.

As the first step, we make personal finance jargon-free and simple. We simplify complex

investing concepts and automate them so everyone can grow their wealth. We do this by

combining cutting edge technology, data-driven algorithms, awesome UX and friendly customer

support.

We offer a dynamic, high energy work environment and provide an opportunity for learning and

rapid growth for individuals. We value creativity, diligence and integrity.

No prior knowledge of finance is required for most roles.

 

Legal Counsel

Responsible for ensuring the company’s ongoing compliance with laws and agreements.

 

Job description

  • Handle all activities of ongoing compliances of the company
    • Review, negotiate, execute agreements with third party vendors
    • Ensure standardisation of clauses through all Scripbox agreements.
    • Preparation of compliance maps
    • Review of HR Policies & practices to ensure compliance with labour laws
    • Ensure simplification of all customer-facing Scripbox agreements.
    • Conduct awareness sessions for compliance norms and employee obligations to all employees
  • Conduct annual internal due diligence and ensure paperwork and corporate documentation is organised and easily accessible
  • Manage and ensure ongoing protection of company’s intellectual property
  • Conduct daily scan of legal and regulatory updates.
    • In-depth research on certain subjects
  • Represent the company with regulators
  • Represent the company with investors
  • Interface with investors for company law and other governance processes
  • Collaborate with other functions to resolve customer issues;
  • Planning and developing a cohesive legal team committed to the success of Scripbox;

The ideal candidate will have

  1. Experience, Skills and Attributes
    1. At least 2 years’ experience in a law firm or as in-house counsel in a company
    2. High proficiency in the English language and MS Word (to be demonstrated by a research paper of the candidate’s choosing)
    3. Curious with a keen desire to learn
    4. Can-do attitude and aptitude for working in a startup.
    5. Commitment to plain language.
    6. Outstanding communication
    7. Strong research skills
  2. Academic qualifications
    1. LLB (3-year or 5-year integrated course)

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