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Legal Consultant - Contract

Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan

Posted: 12-Sep-2017

Ref#: 12345708233


Syngenta is a leading agriculture company helping to improve global food security by enabling millions of farmers to make better use of available resources. Through world class science and innovative crop solutions, our 28,000 people in over 90 countries are working to transform how crops are grown. We are committed to rescuing land from degradation, enhancing biodiversity and revitalizing rural communities.


Legal Consultant – Contract role


The incumbent is responsible for assisting in drafting, reviewing, vetting of customer contracts and other corporate agreements within our Pakistan entity.

Follow up with the Advocates regarding status of cases.

Maintains a database summarizing key terms of contracts and other documents

Prepares, organizes, and maintains board minutes, resolutions.

Prepares legal documents, which include, contracts, appeals, closings, etc.

Prepares annual or quarterly reports.

Appearances in the court trials with the lawyer.

Handling of criminal litigation.

Follow – up with the law firms regarding Trade Mark search, filing of applications if any.

Co-ordinate with verticals within the office regarding Labor License and Contract Labor license renewals.

Ensure all the agreements are updated and are in safe custody.

Should be able to handle secretarial functions which will include holding the board meetings, preparation of the agenda and subsequently board minutes, compliance under Companies Ordinance of Pakistan.


Essential Knowledge & Experience

5-7 years of experience of working in a manufacturing organization, preferably in an MNC environment

Qualifications

Must have degree in law from reputed institution, the accreditation of Company Secretary status will be an added advantage.

Thorough understanding of the country’s laws and regulation.

Experience of handling criminal litigations.

Stakeholder Management

Strong communication skills

Additional information:

Full time role – Consultant (Contract)

Should be able to travel within Pakistan

Location: Karachi, Pakistan


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