Head of Legal at iMerit (Remote)
The Head of Legal at iMerit is a senior leadership role who will manage risk on contracts, clients, assets and regulatory environment. The ideal candidate will have served as General Counsel in IT/Product and Tech Company or similar. This role will report into the CFO, and work collaboratively on a global and remote finance team.
What You'll Do:
Corporate Law & Secretarial Compliances:
-Compliances with Corporate Law governing each Entity in each Jurisdiction globally and ensuring up-to-date permits, licenses etc.
-Evaluate changes in legal structures, covenants basis Investor requirements or statutory changes and keep all compliances updated at all times.
-Reviewing and ensuring local level compliances for Central Bank, Statutory Authorities and ohter Leview
-Board Procedures as laid down in SPA/SHA
Contractual Risk and Litigation: (Country Specific):
-Develop and implement strong contract templates for standard services and review/draft agreements for specific, long term or other customers basis Board policies.
-Employee, Vendor and Customer Contractual Risk Management
-Reviewing and approving risks basis Board policy
-Managing litigation, adjudication in the Court of Law as per respective Jurisdiction
-Assessing and managing Intellectual Property Rights – whether designs, codes, programs, patents or any other form of right that is capable of being protected
-Manage any oppositions or objections to IP applications in jurisdictions
Governance and Regulators:
-Build and manage relationships with external regulators, customer’s counsels, clients.
-Keep abreast of legislative changes and help leadership assess impact, mitigation
-Due diligence for fund-raising initiatives, risk management policies and own strong corporate governance