Associate

Gurgaon
Fidelity International
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About the opportunity

Department Description

We are part of FIL’s General Counsel’s team and as such work very closely with our legal, tax, regulatory and commercial counterparts based in the Asia Pacific, United Kingdom, Continental Europe and other jurisdictions on cross border contracts and other legal documentation.

Fidelity’s in-house lawyers provide proactive and pragmatic advice to the business on a diverse range of issues, such as but not limited to new business initiatives, operational and customer matters and providing regulatory analysis.

We have a strong focus on maximising in-house delivery and minimising use of external law firms.

In India, we are responsible for assisting in legal matters relating to all Fidelity International entities / businesses in India.

We currently support 3 India based legal entities (comprising SEZ / STP / DTA units) and equal number of Trusts set up for the benefit of certain employees.

We also manage corporate secretarial tasks for all of the Fidelity International entities / Trusts.

Purpose of the Role

This is a global role having direct interface with our colleagues located outside India. You will primarily assist on documentation related to Fidelity International’s asset management, retail and pension business and in particular its registered funds, regardless of jurisdiction and other related matters.

This position requires ready access to and regular communication with our colleagues in different geographies, eye for detail, diligence and willingness to learn.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supporting drafting, reviewing and negotiating (as needed) contracts and documents including but not limited to Distribution Agreements, Fund Partner Agreements, Non Disclosure Agreements, ISDA, Custodian Agreements, Single Sign On Agreements and Client Terms of Business as part of support to Fidelity Workplace Investing and Investment Solution Services verticals.
  • Helping in first assessment of information provided by business units and make additions and amendments to the documents.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant Company policies
  • Providing legal support to the project delivery, Service implementation and other business units on need basis

Experience and Qualifications Required

  • Ideal candidate must have LLB qualification with 2 - 4 years of experience in-house experience in contracts as above in a multinational company (preferably Financial Industry / IAsset Management Company)
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills; excellent judgment; business sense; high standards of ethics, honesty and integrity
  • Strong attention to detail, organization and ability to successfully manage several ongoing assignments.
  • Good understanding on a wide range of legal subjects, ability to build on this knowledge and bring in relevant SME’s to resolve issues as and when needed.
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn and use of technology
  • Cross-border / international engagement linked experience is desirable

About you

About Fidelity International

Fidelity International offers investment solutions and services and retirement expertise to more than 2.56 million customers globally.

As a privately-held, purpose-driven company with a 50-year heritage, we think generationally and invest for the long term.

Operating in more than 25 locations and with $783.6 billion in total assets, our clients range from central banks, sovereign wealth funds, large corporates, financial institutions, insurers and wealth managers, to private individuals.

Our Workplace & Personal Financial Health business provides individuals, advisers and employers with access to world-class investment choices, third-party solutions, administration services and pension guidance.

Together with our Investment Solutions & Services business, we invest $567 billion on behalf of our clients. By combining our asset management expertise with our solutions for workplace and personal investing, we work together to build better financial futures.

Our clients come from all walks of life and so do we. We are proud of our inclusive culture and encourage applications from the widest mix of talent, whatever your age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, social background and more.

We are a disability-friendly company and would welcome a conversation with you if you feel you might benefit from any reasonable adjustments to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process and beyond.

We are committed to being a truly flexible employer, encouraging and trusting our people to perform their role in the way that works best for them, our business, our colleagues and our clients.

We offer the maximum possible flexibility over where and when you work for all, considering your role and any local regulations.

We call this new approach "dynamic working".

Find out more about what we do, our history, our new approach of "dynamic working" and how you could be a part of our future at https : / / careers.

fidelityinternational.com / about-us

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