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Job Post: Vacancy for Legal Counsel at BOSCH, Bengaluru

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Job Description:

As part of RBEI’s IT/IOT/ITES business, the Legal Counsel will be expected to be an experienced, well qualified legal professional with substantial knowledge of the IOT / IT / Software industry and competent to draft and negotiate varied commercial contracts, provide legal advice and expertise to the assigned business units, and understand the legal environment it operates in.

The Legal Counsel will be responsible for the following:

  • Provide expert contractual advice, negotiate and draft a wide range of diverse complex  contractual agreements based on varied business models  with customers, vendors and partners (Services agreements, Product and Solution Agreements, Software License Agreements, Software Development and License Agreements, Cloud Hosting Agreements, Software Partner Agreement, Teaming Agreements, Reseller and Distribution Agreements, NDA’s, manufacturing and direct procurement Agreements, service, subscription and maintenance agreements, SAAS, PAAS contracts, end user agreements, terms of use, terms for digital business, website terms and conditions, terms and conditions for mobile apps, data protection agreements, etc.,) in alignment with relevant laws and internal Bosch Policies and Directives;
  • Independently handle and correspond with business units for all types of contractual requirements, legal advice, defining business models, sensitizing on legal risks, implications of new laws and process requirements;
  • Work closely with all functional groups, other corporate departments and within the global legal group (including regional and subject matter legal experts) while drafting contracts and providing legal advisory to the assigned business units;
  • Keep abreast of industry-specific regulations and proactively communicate to Business units on laws and regulations that have an impact on the Business units assigned. Specific knowledge of technology and cyber laws, data privacy and protection laws, mobility and automobile laws, consumer and product liability laws and IPR law is required;
  • Create playbooks on all essential legal topics for the assigned business units and provide trainings to the assigned business units to enable business to follow processes for successful execution of their projects/transactions;
  • Create and provide a high quality legal partnership with RBEI’s Business Units by understanding its business, issues, strategies and legal requirements;
  • Ensure that contracts and proposals are properly entered into organizational databases and securely maintained;
  • Participate , contribute and present topics in the Global /Regional Legal IT workshops;
  • Identify and implement best practices and projects for the legal team, including on IT tool requirements, contract management, process improvements, projects having cross-functional impact, etc


The Legal Counsel needs to have the following skills:

  • Have strong analytical, drafting and negotiating skills with an ability to quickly absorb customer requirements, deep dive into project transactions and draft appropriate legal documentation;
  • Must be a Self-starter by exhibiting high motivation, sense of urgency, commitment and ownership;
  • Have the ability to set priorities and comfortably work in an intensely timeline-oriented environment;
  • Have high integrity, collaborative communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have a Global mindset and experience working with multiple regions and time zones ;
  • Needs to be confident, dynamic and have a pro-active disposition;
  • Possess very good English language skills, spoken and written;
  • Work within an inclusive working environment by being a Team Player;
  • Think “outside of the box” to come up with practical and innovative solutions to legal and business issues;

Additional Information

Eligibility Criteria:

  • LL.B/LL.M from a premier law school or university in India
  • Have at least 10 to 12 years of relevant in-house legal experience in a leading IT/ITES MNC with a proven track record in providing legal advisory and drafting legal documentation pertaining to commercial technology law areas

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