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[POSTING EXPIRED] Legally Jobs: High-tech investment company Estee seeks first GC, includes bonus & stock options

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Role: GC / head of legal

Experience (Years): 5+ years of PQE

Job Description

Estee Advisors seeks its first general counsel in Gurgaon.

Estee Advisors is focused on finding and exploiting attractive investment opportunities. Such opportunities form the basis for a number of funds and other investment vehicles, and for the firm's management of assets on behalf of institutional clients.

The firm's investment activities primarily based on quantitative strategies based on mathematical and computational models. Quantitative techniques and high frequency trading are used to identify underpriced and overpriced securities, to manage various forms of portfolio risk, and to reduce the cost of transacting in various financial instruments.

More details at www.esteeadvisors.com

Job description

Candidate will be responsible for negotiating, writing, reviewing, summarizing, researching and executing a wide variety of agreements for company, including market making agreements, vendor agreements, brokerage agreements, technology licensing agreements and other general business contracts both domestically and internationally.

Should have strong experience in securities, trading and investment area. With experience in dealing with at least 1 of the major regulators like SEC, CFTC/NFA, SEBI, FMC, MSA (Singapore), FSA (UK).

Principal responsibilities:

  • Negotiate, write, and execute agreements and contracts
  • Advise management team on compliance, regulatory and legal matters
  • Advise management team on contract status, legal risks and business terms of various deals.
  • Provide assistance with new business initiatives, strategic partnership deals, and investments.
  • Draft terms and conditions in agreements.
  • Research unique legal issues impacting the organization by identifying applicable statutes, judicial decisions, and codes.
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes that may affect the company and its affiliates.
  • Perform pre-litigation work to minimize risks and maximize legal rights.
  • Develop solutions to complex legal questions.
  • Provide training to company and its affiliates on substantive legal topics.

REPORTING TO: Chief Operating Officer

Compensation package includes:

  • Salary: Depending on experience
  • Bonus: Performance Linked
  • Stock Options
  • Paid Holidays, vacations and Sick Leave

Job Qualifications

  • PQE: Minimum 5+ years in general counsel role in a financial services firm or at Sr. Associate+ level in Tier 1 Law Firm
  • Deep understanding of Indian Company Law, SEBI, FMC, RBI regulations
  • Understanding of SEC, FINRA, NFA regulations
  • LLB from Tier 1 Law School
  • Familiarity with financial and trading domain is useful but not required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
  • Entrepreneurial, self-motivated individual - high energy, high activity levels
  • Passion for working with an innovative, small but rapidly growing company

Apply directly to Estee Advisors via the form below..

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