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Job Post: Vacancy in Flipkart for Senior Legal Counsel, Bengaluru

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About Flipkart

The Flipkart Group is one of India’s leading digital commerce entities and includes group companies Flipkart, Myntra, and PhonePe. Started in 2007, Flipkart has enabled millions of consumers, sellers, merchants and small businesses to be a part of India’s e-commerce revolution. With a registered customer base of over 200 million, offering over 150 million products across 120+ categories. Our efforts to democratize e-commerce in India, driving access and affordability, delight customers, create lakhs of jobs in the ecosystem and empower generations of entrepreneurs and MSMEs has driven us to innovate on many industry firsts. Flipkart is known for pioneering services such as Cash on Delivery, No Cost EMI and easy returns – customer-centric innovations that have made online shopping more accessible and affordable for millions of Indians.

Driven by the passion of ‘Flipsters’ and our core values of Audacity to Win, Bias for Action and Customer First, with Integrity – Flipkart’s work policies reflect the company’s efforts to create a progressive work environment that drives inclusion and innovation and encourages work-life balance. Ranked at #1 in LinkedIn’s ‘Top Companies to Work For in 2019’, among the ‘100 Best Companies for Women by Avtar and chosen among the Top 3 Most Desirable new-Age Recruiters by Dare2Compete, Flipkart is the ideal place to start and achieve great heights in your career.

Workplace Equality at Flipkart

Flipkart respects and values differences. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and are committed to promoting a diverse workplace culture where every individual is valued for who they are, regardless of race, color, age, faith, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, nationality, marital status, professional pedigree, physical ability, veteran status, or any other characteristics. We firmly believe that when people with diverse identities and perspectives work together, we create the most value – for our customers, our people, and society. We are committed to fostering a culture of inclusion and belonging, where diverse teams innovate and excel every day.

Job Description:

Senior Legal Counsel (M&A)

About the role and what you’ll do:

  1. Provide necessary support for legal due diligence of potential investee companies
  2. Interaction with relevant internal stakeholders and liaising with external counsels and consultants for the completion of the transaction
  3. Assist in review of the NDAs, term sheets and other transaction documents such as Share Purchase Agreement, Share Subscription Agreement, Shareholders Agreement and Strategic Partnership Agreement
  4. Advice on corporate M&A transactions including acquisitions and disposals of businesses (whether by share sale or business sale), cross border mergers or amalgamations as well as joint ventures involving third parties with FDI
  5. Provide necessary support for the pre-closing, closing and post-closing actions
  6. Provide necessary support to Flipkart’s portfolio companies
  7. Provide legal advice on a broad range of general corporate matters including on competition laws, as needed
  8. Assist in corporate restructuring
  9. Manage external counsel

What you’ll need:

  1. LL.B. degree from a reputable institution.
  2. Company Secretary qualification is preferable but not a must
  3. 6-8 years of experience doing corporate transactions in a leading law firm, venture capital fund and/or major in-house legal environment
  4. Good understanding of all regulations pertaining to foreign direct investment (FDI), FEMA, NDI Rules etc.
  5. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with business clients and other members of the legal department
  6. Significant experience managing work in relation to large complex and highly decentralized organizational clients with multiple stakeholders.
  7. Ability to work in a very fast-paced environment.
  8. High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  9. Detail oriented with exceptional analytical and organizational skills, including the ability to manage diverse assignments and projects, exercising sound judgment and decision-making in prioritization of multiple deadlines.
  10. Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate with the company’s general counsel, and business partners to explain and advise about legal requirements and risks in specific contexts while considering the company’s operational objective clearly and succinctly.

Open Positions: 1

Skills Required:

Worked on M&A deals, legal due diligence and related work


Bangalore, Karnataka

How to Apply?

Application Link is here

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