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Job Post: Assistant General Counsel at Ocrolus, Gurugram

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Ocrolus is a fintech infrastructure company that transforms documents into actionable data. Powered by Artificial Intelligence and a unique human-in-the-loop data validation process, Ocrolus plugs directly into customer workflows via API, eliminating the need for manual data work. The solution includes built-in fraud detection and analytics, enabling customers to make smarter and faster business decisions with unprecedented precision.
Use-cases include loan underwriting, account openings, invoice processing, and other document-intensive processes. Ocrolus has raised over $30 million in venture capital, backed by Oak HC/FT, FinTech Collective, Bullpen Capital, and QED Investors, among others.
We are seeking an Assistant General Counsel who will be responsible for supporting the our Compliance, HR, Operations and other groups to navigate Indian laws and regulations. She/He will Managing basic corporate matters for OEPL, our Indian subsidiary, including acting as secretary to the board of directors. She/He will partner closely with other corporate functions in India: Compliance, Finance, HR, Ops in building infrastructure.


    • Working with the Revenue organization globally to document our customer relationships (65%)
    • Working with the IT organization globally to document our vendor relationships (10%)
    • Working with our Compliance, HR, Operations and other groups to navigate Indian laws and regulations as we scale (20%)
    • Managing basic corporate matters for OEPL, our Indian subsidiary, including acting as secretary to the board of directors (5%)
    • Managing outside counsel and working with compliance consultants as needed
    • Establishing and advising on policies as the company grows
    • Instilling and maintaining a culture of compliance with the assistance of company and office leaders
    • Reports to the General Counsel in New York
    • There may be some paralegal support available from New York, but otherwise no support at first
    • Potential to build a larger legal organization in India


      • Bachelor of Laws degree with honors, in top third of graduating class from an Indian university in top third of rankings
      • Master of Laws degree from another common law jurisdiction preferred but not required
      • Total of least 8 years of post-university work experience as a lawyer at a firm or company
      • Of that, at least four years at an Indian law firm, including at least one third of the time in employment law and at least one third in commercial contracts
      • Additional Indian law firm experience helpful but not required will be with software as service, fintech, financial institutions, technology, privacy, licensing,
      • At least two years of experience in the legal department of a multinational enterprise or growth-stage company, with responsibility for employment, commercial contracts or ideally both
      • Experience working as part of a global, cross-functional team required
      • Must have worked closely with revenue-generating teams in structuring and documenting new kinds of business transactions
      • Member in good standing of the Bar Council of Punjab and Haryana or the Bar Council of Delhi, or possessing other credentials permitting the practice of law in-house in Gurugam
      • Skills(ex: excel wizardry, project management, accounting)
      •  Competency in basic Indian labor and employment laws and regulations; expert level not required
      • Advanced competence in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements required, preferably in the areas noted above
      • Excellent at juggling multiple matters and working with all stakeholders to prioritize
      • Ability to communicate complicated concepts clearly & quick learner.
    • Personality Traits (ex: resilience, collaborates well, gravitas with clients):
    • Team-orientation: good at seeking and building consensus
    • Strategic thinker/pragmatic adviser
    • Gravitas and graciousness
    • Diversity and Inclusion a priority
We’re a young and rapidly growing FinTech company – if you have ever wanted to jump on a rocket ship as it’s taking off, now is your chance!

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