Current Opening

Position Associate/Senior Associate
Practice Area Funds/Private Equity Advisory
Reports To Partner
Posted On May 23, 2022

Role and Responsibilities Include:

  • Knowledge and experience of advising in relation to setting up and structuring of funds
  • Knowledge and experience of regulations relating to funds
  • Experience of having worked for Funds/Units set up in IFSC
  • Knowledge of Funds & Tax structuring
  • Tax structuring for optimizing exit route
  • Direct tax advisory relating to inbound/outbound investments through funds
  • International tax advisory with a specific focus on the handling of cross border tax/withholding tax, domestic tax, and Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA) regulatory issues
  • Inbound and outbound structuring through funds
  • Treaty interpretations
  • Domestic Tax Planning

Behavioral Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Location:

GIFT City, Gandhinagar

Qualification

Qualified CA/ Others

Experience

3 to 5 years of work experience (with Direct Tax exposure)

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Associate/Senior Associate
Practice Area Banking & Finance
Reports To Partner
Posted On May 23, 2022

Responsibilities include:

  • Drafting and Negotiation on Banking and Finance, Project Finance, and NCDs Transactions. Due Diligence of the Project Documents (generally this is always a part of Project Finance Transactions).
  • Debt transactions: Documentation and legal advice for all types of financing transactions, including corporate loans, project finance, asset finance, working capital finance, trade finance, external commercial borrowing transactions, whether in the form of loans, debentures, or otherwise.
  • Structured debt transactions including cross border debt transactions (advising on Indian law portions), restructuring of debt, securitization transactions, and transactions with asset reconstruction companies.
  • Banking regulatory advice (conversant with RBI regulations and regulations of other financial regulators) including advising financial institutions on their products, compliance, stamp duty issues, and standard documentation.
  • Specific Skills: Good drafting skills, understanding of legal provisions, transaction structures etc. Diligent and should be able to lead a transaction.

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Location:

Mumbai

Qualification

LLB / LLM

Experience

3 to 7 years of Banking & Finance Experience

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Senior Associate/Principal Associate
Practice Area Banking & Finance
Reports To Partner
Posted On May 23, 2022

Responsibilities include:

  • The Candidate should have worked more on the debt side.
  • Banking Finance and Infrastructure finance matters, including transactional, advisory, governance and compliance.
  • Property and stamp laws; securitization; transfer management of stressed assets; trade and documentary credit transactions; derivatives; structured syndicated finance; collateralized debt obligations; aircraft and ship finance transactions.
  • Working closely with major public sector banks, many foreign and private banks, non-banking finance and infrastructure companies, and top realty infra firms in India.

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Location:

Mumbai

Qualification

LLB / LLM

Experience

6 - 10 years of experience

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Associate
Practice Area Direct Tax
Reports To Partner
Posted On May 23, 2022

Role and Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct tax advisory on complex issues such as merger, demerger, spin-offs, business transfer, etc
  • Preparation / review of transaction documentation
  • Conducting tax due diligence
  • International tax advisory with a specific focus on BEPS, MLI, GAAR, DTAA, domestic tax laws and FEMA/ regulatory issues
  • Direct tax litigation assistance including drafting submissions and briefing senior counsels
  • Carrying out research on varied income-tax issues
  • Preparing deliverable in the form of slide-deck, opinion, note and memo.

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Location:

Mumbai

Qualification

Qualified CA

Experience

2 to 3 years of work experience

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Associate
Practice Area Direct Tax
Reports To Partner
Posted On May 23, 2022

Role and Responsibilities Include:

  • Direct tax litigation assistance including drafting submissions and briefing senior counsels
  • Direct tax advisory on complex issues
  • International tax advisory with a specific focus on the handling of cross border tax/withholding tax, domestic tax, and Foreign Exchange Management Act (‘FEMA’) regulatory issues
  • Inbound and outbound structuring
  • Treaty interpretations
  • Structuring of Revenue/ capital flows – for e.g., dividend, royalty, fees for technical services
  • Formulating strategy for mitigating the risk of Permanent Establishment (‘PE’) exposure of foreign corporations
  • Domestic Tax Planning

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Location:

Pune

Qualification

Chartered Accountant (CA) / Lawyer

Experience

3 to 4 years of work experience

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Associate/ Senior Associate
Practice Area Litigation
Reports To Partner
Posted On May 23, 2022

Responsibilities include:

  • Good analytical skills with ability to research on Indirect Tax / GST databases
  • Knowledge of case laws with relevant legal framework, good understanding of regulatory updates and a basic understanding of its impact on the assigned clients
  • Good command over English and have drafting skills (most critical)
  • Ability to create and disseminate updates on latest trends to the team
  • Ability to do quick research to develop theoretical understanding of the laws and acts

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, Customs Law and GST Legislation
  •  Assignments will also include litigation related services: drafting replies, appeals, briefing counsels and senior counsels

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Qualification

Qualified Lawyer

Experience

4 to 6 years of work experience

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position CA(Trainee)/Associate
Practice Area Indirect Tax
Reports To Partner
Posted On May 24, 2022

Role and Responsibilities Include:

  • Good analytical skills with ability to research on legal databases
  • Knowledge of case laws with relevant legal framework, good understanding of regulatory updates and a basic understanding of its impact on the assigned clients
  • Good command over English and have drafting skills (most critical) - Ability to create and disseminate updates on latest trends to the team
  • Ability to do quick research to develop theoretical understanding of the laws and acts

Required Skill Set:

  • The incumbent will handle engagements and provide advisory to clients related to GST, Customs, FTP, FEMA, FSSAI, Legal Metrology, Pollution Control / Environmental laws, Consumer Protections laws, State Excise, SEZ, Income tax.
  • 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 the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Qualification

CA

Experience

0 - 2 years of relevant experience

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Associate/Senior Associate
Practice Area Real Estate
Reports To Partner
Posted On May 24, 2022

Role and Responsibilities Include:

  • Conducting due diligence of the real estate properties;
  • Preparing Reports on Title/Title Certificate;
  • Drafting Conveyance Deeds, Development Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, RERA Agreement for sale, Lease Deed, Leave and License Agreements etc;
  • Drafting opinions

Required Skill Set:

Should be well versed in real estate laws including real estate laws in Maharashtra and keenness to stay updated, from time to time.

Behavioral Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Qualification

LL.B.

Experience

4 to 7 years of work experience

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Senior Associate/Principal Associate
Practice Area Indirect Tax
Reports To Partner
Posted On May 24, 2022

Role and Responsibilities Include:

  • Good analytical skills with the ability to research on Indirect Tax / GST databases
  • Knowledge of case laws with the relevant legal framework, a good understanding of regulatory updates and a basic understanding of its impact on the assigned clients
  • Good command over English and have drafting skills (most critical)
  • Ability to create and disseminate updates on the latest trends to the team
  • Ability to do quick research to develop a theoretical understanding of the laws and acts

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, Customs Law and GST Legislation
  • Assignments will also include litigation-related services: drafting replies, appeals, briefing counsels and senior counsels
  • Independently drafting writ petitions

Behavioral Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Qualification

Qualified Lawyer

Experience

5 to 7 years of work experience

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Trainee/Associate
Practice Area Competition Law & Policy
Reports To Partner
Posted On June 28, 2022

Major Role and Responsibilities & Required Skill Set

  • Strong communication and drafting skills in relation to matters concerning competition law;
  • Strong research skills;
  • Must be a competition law enthusiast;
  • Experience in handling a complete range of matters, including but not limited to – cartels, abuse of dominance, mergers and other competition law advisory;
  • Must be able to work well with a tight-knit team; Must be ready to commit to the law firm’s working requirements in terms of deadlines, quality of work, travel, etc.
  • Must be self-driven and should take up responsibilities on publications and other team / firm initiatives;
  • Should be able to handle work independently with team guidance.

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Qualification

LLB

Experience

Minimum 0-2 years

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Associate
Practice Area Competition Law & Policy
Reports To Partner
Posted On July 5, 2022

Major Role and Responsibilities & Required Skill Set

  • Experience in handling complete range of competition law matters (cartels, abuse of dominance, mergers and other competition law advisory)
  • Strong communication and drafting skills in relation to matters concerning competition law
  • Strong research skills
  • Must be a competition law enthusiast
  • Must be able to work well with a tight knit team
  • Must be self-driven and should take up responsibilities on publications and other team / firm initiatives
  • Should be able to handle work independently with minimum supervision.
  • Association with initiatives such as, competition law publications / online blogs/ pod casts, etc. will be given due weightage

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Qualification

LLB

Experience

1-4 years

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position
Practice Area Corporate & Commercial
Reports To Partner
Posted On July 20, 2022

Major Role and Responsibilities & Required Skill Set

  • Experience of working in PE/VC/M&A transactions and the ability to draft the first cut of transaction documents (such as share subscription agreements, share purchase agreements, shareholders’ agreements, term sheets, etc)
  • The ability to communicate effectively with the client
  • Drafted conducted due diligence reports and drafted due diligence reports
  • Drafted opinions and advisories
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to do quick legal research
  • A keen interest in being abreast of legal developments

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Location:

Delhi

Qualification

LLB

Experience

4 to 5 years of work experience

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Associate/Senior Associate
Practice Area Arbitration
Reports To Partner
Posted On July 25, 2022

Major Role and Responsibilities

  • Drafting and vetting pleadings for arbitration proceedings and arbitration related litigation proceedings.
  • Drafting communications and advising clients in contractual disputes at the pre-litigation stage.
  • Research with respect to assigned propositions
  • Appears in courts in arbitration related litigation proceedings and litigation     proceedings.
  • Represents ELP in seminars and conferences in relation to the practice area.
  •  Assists in knowledge sharing and staying abreast with legal developments in the practice are.
  • Appears before forums including arbitral tribunals.
  • Assists in business development for the practice either through engaging clients  or nurturing existing client relationships.

Required Skill Set:

Knowledge of:
  • Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
  • Companies Act, 2013
  • Contract laws
  • Other laws including The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Indian Evidence Act, 1872, and the Limitation Act, 1963
Skill Set:
  • Excellent oratory skills.
  • Experienced drafting and vetting skills.
  • Well versed with conducting research on general research portals with respect  to assigned propositions
  • Ability to advise and act diligently and in time sensitive manner.
  • Preparing for arbitration hearings, evidentiary hearings and court appearances and other processes.
  • Time management, data management and organization skills.
  • Experience in representing clients before forums (for adjudication, arbitration and litigation)

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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)

Qualification

LLB | Certificate of passing the All India Bar Examination

Experience

Minimum 3 years. Law firm experience is preferable but not mandatory.

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards

Position Assistant Manager
Practice Area
Reports To Head - Corporate Communications
Posted On July 28, 2022

Major Role and Responsibilities:

  • Working on Submissions for Firm and Lawyer’s Rankings . Identification of new opportunities on submissions.
  • Managing the website
  • Assistance on social media outreach
  • Working with the team on thought leadership opportunities
  • Assisting the team with domestic and international BD initiative

Behavioural Competency:

  • Learning agility: Demonstrates willingness to acquire knowledge of the latest trends in the legal industry
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Client centricity: Gives priority to meeting clients expectations, by balancing quality and timeliness
  • Teamwork and collaboration: Display 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
  • Technically equipped with MS Office/Canva/ Mailing software/CRM software
  • Drafting and presentation skills: Creates client presentations using a variety of communication delivery methods (e.g., written, electronic, oral, interpersonal)

What awaits you:

  • Working along some of the best professionals in the country
  • A dynamic team which always aims to  punch above its weight
  • A team which takes end to end ownership of each task
  • A team which loves to learn and take up challenges
  • A united team ( don’t worry – we’ve got your back!)

Qualification

Graduation in any stream

Experience

2-4 years’ experience (preferably in a law firm)

Compensation

ELP offers a competitive edge as per the market standards