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Job Post: EY is looking for Legal Counsel- Client Contracts/Privacy Assessment in Gurgaon, India

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Legal Counsel- Client Contracts/Privacy Assessment

Core Business Services

Requisition # IND00F7M

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast-growing team within EY. Although based in the Global GCO team in GDS, the role will support the UK&IAdvisory Quality team (London and Belfast) and support EY’s UK&I Advisorybusiness on risk management and service quality matters. You will provide legal support to the business and become a trusted adviser of stakeholders (often at senior level, including engagement partners). You will be expected to assess and understand how firm risks can be best managed and mitigated.

Your responsibilities

Key responsibilities will include the following:

  • Act as the first point of contact for EY’s Advisory business in Quality matters and support the Quality team based in London in its advice to EY’s partners and people on risk management issues
  • Have a thorough understanding and appreciation of general key business risks that need to be managed (training will be facilitated in respect of EY’s specific risk management framework)
  • Review engagement agreements (including statements of work and terms & conditions), NDAs, MSAs, framework agreements, proposals, subcontracts and other ancillary documentation, providing risk management advice in relation to each
  • Assist with creating, facilitating and delivering training to the Advisory business
  • Liaising with internal specialist functions including Independence, General Counsel’s Office and Risk Management

Skills and attributes for success

You will be provided with training and coaching on the job.

We are looking for someone who has the following attributes and skills:

  • A pragmatic problem solver
  • A drive to continuously build and master key technical, functional and professional skills
  • Self-starter and motivated
  • Ability to effectively manage a demanding workload with tight deadlines in a fast-paced, challenging and demanding environment

Experience and qualifications

  • Law graduate, with considerable experience drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts or other complex contracts with an appreciation of general legal and risk management issues
  • Previous risk management at a professional services firm
  • Experience of senior management and stakeholder management
  • Interest in the area of risk management or compliance
  • Knowledge of GDPR or other data protection and security considerations
  • Confidence delivering subject matter content to peers and seniors (to facilitate training either in person or via Skype)
  • Project management experience

What we look for

  • Someone who wants to grow into a new role at EY and develop new skills and attributes
  • A passion to contribute to the growth of the wider Quality team

What we can offer you

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you’ll be rewarded for your individual and team performance. Our comprehensive Total Rewards package includes support for flexible working and career development, Plus, we offer:

  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues around
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career
  • The freedom and flexibility to handle your role in a way that’s right for you

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

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