Legal Counsel

Axis Energy Ventures India Pvt Ltd

  • Min 10+ Years
  • Hyderabad, India
Legal Counsel
Job Posted : Jun 9th, 2021

Job Description

The legal counsel shall be responsible for advising the business operations, by giving pro-active, professional, competent, (cost) effective and creative legal support. The legal counsel shall collaborate with the business leaders advising on legal risks, business strategies and other issues related to the Company’s business. The Person should be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with broad, generalist responsibilities, but with specialist legal subject skills in commercial law and regulatory matters pertaining to the Renewable Energy Sector.

Duties & Responsibilities:-

The main responsibilities will cover various legal aspects concerning our renewable energy (solar/wind/Hydrogen) activities. Amongst others, the following responsibilities apply to this position:-

  • Providing legal advice and support on a wide range of legal activities.
  • Advising on renewable energy/power generation regulatory framework with a proper understanding of the main terms and conditions of IPP grants, Joint Bidding Agreements (JBAs), Loan Agreements, Construction and Supply Agreements, EPC Agreements and other typical contracts internationally used by the renewable energy industry.
  • Advise and represent the Company in courts, before government agencies, and in private legal matters.
  • Drafting and negotiating contracts as per the needs of the business and the company.
  • Advising on general business law issues and managing the legal issues of all areas of the company, including but not limited to corporate matters, procurement, safety, security, insurance and sustainability issues.
  • Co-ordinate and complete the Due-Diligence (DD)/Title Search Reports (TSR) requirements.
  • Represent the department as required in liaison with the business units.
  • Ethics and Compliance and governance services.
  • To anticipate and manage the (legal) risks connected with or resulting from the business strategy and operations.
  • To secure compliance of business operations with relevant laws and regulations.
  • To pro-actively create and maintain awareness among business leaders for (compliance with) relevant laws and regulations.
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work under deadlines.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Law with strong academic credentials.


  • Min 10+ years of legal experience.
  • Strong legal experience in corporate and commercial matters.
  • Experience on managing external legal counsels.
  • Solid knowledge of general business law issues of an independent power producer, including regulatory framework.


  • Hyderabad, India.


  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Team management skills.