Are you searching for a Perfect job or looking for new opportunity then is best choice for you to search your dream Job.

Job Opening details:-
Company Name :-
Morgan Stanley
Position Name :- Associate-Legal

Company Location :-
Mumbai, Maharashtra
Job Category :-
Jobs in Pune

Full Job Description :-

Job Number: 3208753
POSTING DATE: Mar 31, 2022
PRIMARY LOCATION: Non-Japan Asia-India-Maharashtra-Mumbai (MSA)
EDUCATION LEVEL: Bachelor’s Degree
JOB: Other
JOB LEVEL: Associate

Job Description

Division: Legal & Compliance (LCD)

Super – Department: Legal
Department: Enterprise Legal
Sub-Department: Technology & Data Legal

Region: Global
Job Level: Associate
Job Title: Legal

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Mumbai (Nirlon Knowledge Park)

Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm’s employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.

As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career – a place for people to learn, to achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.

LCD comprises of Legal, Compliance, Global Financial Crimes and Regulatory Relations.

The Legal Department provides guidance, requirements and procedures for understanding and complying with the laws, regulations and Firm policies that apply to our businesses.

The Global Compliance Department identifies applicable Compliance Obligations and maintains a Firmwide Compliance Risk management program, including Compliance Risks that transcend business lines, legal entities and jurisdictions of operation.

Global Financial Crimes is responsible for the development and governance of the Firm?s financial crime prevention efforts across all regions and business units. Global Financial Crimes is comprised of the Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Sanctions, Anti-boycott, Anti-Corruption (ACG) and Government and Political Activities Compliance (GPAC) programs.

The Global Regulatory Relations Group (GRRG) is responsible for strategic and centralized management of the supervisory activities of Morgan Stanley?s regulators and related developments globally, with a focus on regulatory reviews and examinations and continuous monitoring activities. GRRG serves as the central point of contact for the regulatory staff responsible for supervisory activities at Morgan Stanley entities and for timely reporting to Firm management and other governance or management bodies, as appropriate, on those relationships and supervisory processes, including areas of significant regulatory focus or concern.

LCD Center of Excellence ? Mumbai (LCD CoE) is a part of Morgan Stanley?s Global In-house Center, which provides global support to LCD and is an integral part of Firm and LCD strategy.

? The Technology & Data Legal Group (T&D Legal) is a global group with lawyers based in New York, London and Hong Kong.

? T&D Legal is a group within the Legal and Compliance Division of Morgan Stanley.

? The offshore Legal and Compliance Department in Mumbai is a department of the Legal and Compliance Division and provides support services to onshore lawyers in the Legal and Compliance Division.

? This role will form part of offshore Legal and Compliance Department in Mumbai and also T&D Legal. .
? Primary internal stakeholders include attorneys in the T&D Legal team and contract managers in the sourcing team.

Primary Responsibilities (Day Job)

? Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a full range of commercial contracts that may include some or all of the following:
o Software Agreements
o Hardware Purchase Agreements
o Multimedia Agreements
o Services Agreements/Engagement Letters
o Training, Events and Sponsorship Agreements
o Renewals/Amendments/Schedules
o Termination Letters/Novation
o NDAs
? Legal Research – Conducting legal research and assisting in other ad hoc project work
? Data Privacy – Privacy Impact Assessment , Review/Negotiate Data Privacy Exhibits and handle other miscellaneous tasks
? Assisting in the organization and maintenance of form/template contracts
? Handling large-scale contract remediation and data extraction projects

? Duties such as tracking status of legal matters



? Qualified lawyer LLB (LLM will be an added advantage)
? 3+ years? post qualification experience at a law firm or in-house role in financial services or technology sectors
? Solid track record working in a professional environment
? Candidate with prior legal research/projects/data background is preferred


? Understanding of legal documents and terminologies

? Basic understanding and exposure to international commercial and technology law and terminologies will be an added advantage
? Should exhibit comfort working with technology and the ability to learn and display proficiency on technical systems and programs.

? Proficient with MS Office (Excel proficiency is required – specific focus on excel macros)

? Knowledge of document automation, contract analysis and other legal tech software an advantage

Skills and Qualities

? Team player who can successfully manage multiple projects and priorities
? Ability to think independently, form opinions and make decisions

? Ability to anticipate ahead of time and escalate issues as appropriate
? Pragmatic and analytical problem solving skills – candidate needs to consistently apply sound judgment
? Excellent verbal and written English communication skills ? ability to effectively correspond with various groups and senior professionals over email and the telephone
? Must be able to maintain a high level of organization under pressure
? Successfully meet established deadline requirements ? display efficient time management skills

? Possess the ability to research and resolve issues independently

? Experience in stakeholder management with excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with colleagues across regions and Business Units
? Have the ability to effectively handle a fast paced environment

? Ability to identify and recommend process efficiencies

? Attention to detail


? Monday to Friday from 11.30AM to 8.30PM India time with flexibility on standard working hours for time sensitive matters (including India Public Holidays).
? Periodic evening calls with US and EMEA internal clients and vendors

Disclaimer : is only helping our audience to check various job listing in various companies. We have not providing any job nor taking any registration fees. We have no legal responsibility over the details mentioned on our website. candidates are requested to check company profile before joining.