Associate - Indirect Tax Advisory with a Leading Law Firm

Leading Full-Service Indian Law Firm
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  • Location:        Mumbai Share Job:
  • Education:     CA/ LLB
  • Experience:   2-5 years
  • Salary:           Rs. 7 - 9 lakhs
  • Industry:       Legal
  • Posted:          9 years ago Apply Now
About Company

The firm is a leading full-service Indian law firm established in the year 2001 by eminent lawyers from diverse fields. Brings to the table a unique combination of professionals which constitutes of lawyers, chartered accountants, cost accountants, economists and company secretaries; enabling to offer services with a seamless cross-practice experience and top-of-the-line expertise to the clients.

The firm has a unique positioning amongst law firms in India from the perspective of offering comprehensive services across the entire spectrum of transactional, advisory, litigation, regulatory, and tax matters. Areas of expertise include Banking & Finance; Competition Law & Policy; Corporate & Commercial; Hospitality; Infrastructure; International Trade & Customs; Litigation & Dispute Resolution; Private Equity & Venture Capital; Securities Laws & Capital Markets; Tax; and Telecommunication, Media & Technology. With offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Chennai, have a team of over 130 qualified professionals having professional acumen in diverse practice areas. Work closely with leading global law firms in the UK, USA, Middle East and Asia Pacific region. This gives the ability to provide a pan India and global service offering to the clients.

Their commitment is to develop and nurture long-term relationships with clients by providing the most optimal solutions in a practical, qualitative and cost efficient manner. Their in-depth expertise, immediate availability, geographic reach, transparent approach and the involvement of partners in all assignments has made the firm of choice for the clients.

Job Description

  • Ability to do quick research to develop theoretical understanding of the laws and acts.
  • Knowledge of case laws with relevant legal framework, good understanding of regulatory updates , approvals, opinions and basic understanding of its impact on clients.
  • Ability to acquire knowledge on current market trends and understand its future implication and impact on client.
  • Ability to create and disseminate updates on latest trends to the team.
  • Attention to detail w.r.t. contract drafting skills, replies etc (most critical).
  • Good analytical skills with ability to compare databases (in some profiles).

Required Skill Set:

  • The incumbent will handle engagements related to Indirect Tax Laws: including Tax Restructuring, Tax Advisory and consulting, appeals pertaining to Service Tax, VAT, Excise, Foreign Trade Policy, Octroi (State specific) laws and Customs Law. In addition, there may be assignments relating to Income tax laws.
  • Assignments will also include litigation related services: drafting replies, appeals, briefing counsels and senior counsels.

Behavioral Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of latest trends in the legal industry.
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness.
  • Team work and collaboration: Displays ownership and accountability for team goals by performing assigned tasks as per stated standards.
  • Process orientation: Follows applicable work processes/ procedures to deliver outcomes.
  • Personal effectiveness: Plans own work, identifies resources and timelines effectively.
  • Drafting and presentation skills: Creates client presentations using a variety of communication delivery methods (e.g., written, electronic, oral, interpersonal).

Reports To: Partner