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Why work with us?
BTG Legal is a national disputes and transactional law firm, with best-of-breed technical expertise, a culture of innovation and teamwork, and an unrelenting commitment to excellence. We are pleased to have been awarded as one of the best law firms to work by Vahura Best Law Firm in both its editions, 2018 and 2022, which showcases our commitment to the firm culture and building a cohesive work atmosphere.
Since we started in 2014, we have grown rapidly, and currently have offices in Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru with 8 partners/practice heads and 30 fee earners in total.
Our sector focus is what sets us apart, and gives us significant competitive advantage. We operate in some very interesting sectors such as aerospace, defense, fintech, social/digital media, renewables, retail, life sciences, nuclear power, and industrials. While we deliver excellence via our legal advice, we also strive to be technically proficient and be seen as 'industry insiders'. Therefore, our interaction with industry experts (who are non lawyers) is very intense and enriching. We add to these interactions with in-depth background research / knowledge management.
Our practices include corporate transactions (M&A, PE), commercial contracting and public procurement, dispute resolution (litigation and arbitration), internal investigations, ESG, projects, labour and employment, data privacy and other technology/media regulations, intellectual property, and other areas of law that are fast developing to keep up with rapid changes in technology and methods of doing business.
Associate, Intellectual Property
PQE: 1 year+ | Location: Mumbai
Requirements: The candidate should have a minimum of 1 year of experience working in the intellectual property practice of a well regarded law firm. The candidate should have experience with IP prosecution, including drafting, filing, preparing replies to office actions, preparing oppositions, and preparing counter statements to oppositions; Transactional IP, including IP due diligence and preparing advisory notes for clients; and IP Litigation.
Associate, Projects, Energy and Infrastructure
PQE: 2 year+ | Location: New Delhi and Mumbai
Requirements: The candidate should be equipped and experienced in drafting and preparation of all kinds of contracts especially for energy, project and infrastructure including for wind, solar, C&I projects. He/she should have experience drafting and preparing letters, notices and correspondences with relevance stakeholders; and have up-to-date knowledge on the sectors. The role will involve research and follow-up on legal points and precedents, preparing of legal opinions, advices and synopsis on issues, as well as document management.
Senior Associate, Technology Media and Communications
PQE: 4 years+ | Location: New Delhi
Requirements: The candidate should be equipped and experienced in handling matters relating to data privacy, internet regulation, intermediary liability, data localisation laws, fintech/payment regulation and other technology law matters. The candidate should have 4+ years of experience, with a significant amount of experience in handling related matters. The candidates should have experience working in top-tier law firms, or as in-house counsel, with interest to move to a law firm.
Senior Associate / Principal Associate, Corporate and M&A
PQE: 6 years+ | Location: Mumbai
Requirements: The candidate should have significant experience handling corporate work which could include: advisory work including researching and drafting opinions, drafting of applications to various regulatory authorities such as the RBI, diligence (should have experience in conducting legal due diligence and preparing a report) and some transaction experience (this need not be drafting though this would be a bonus, what is required is a general understanding of how a transaction works and what goes into the different stages of a transaction such as pre-signing, signing, pre-closing, closing and post-closing).
Location: Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru
Requirements: We are actively looking to recruit interns who have completed third year if enrolled in a five-year law course; or completed second year, if enrolled in a three-year law course. We prefer to have long-term interns, who can work with us for at least 6 weeks.
How to apply?
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