JOB POST: Legal Associate at Standard Chartered, Bangalore: Apply Now!

About the Opportunity

Standard Chartered, a multinational banking and financial services company, is looking to hire lawyers for the post of Legal Associate, in Bangalore.

About Standard Chartered

Standard Chartered PLC is a British multinational banking and financial services company headquartered in London, England. It operates a network of more than 1,200 branches and outlets across more than 70 countries and employs around 87,000 people.

It is a leading international bank focused on helping people and companies prosper across Asia, Africa and the Middle East.


  • To review, draft and validate global procurement contracts (technology and non-technology) like NDAs, proof of concept agreements, SOWs, Order Forms, change orders, to ensure they meet the Group’s third-party contract standards and applicable law
  • To assist with contractual queries from business stakeholders and supply chain in case of any ambiguity
  • Provide clarity on contract language by conducting contract review and research and provide analysis and recommendation accordingly
  • To assist legal teams across the Bank to ensure appropriate overall matter management. Where external counsel is appointed, to manage the engagement and external legal costs
  • To provide stakeholders with accurate and timely information and advice regarding the status of contract matters
  • To keep up to date with relevant policies and procedures and applicable law
  • To assist with continuous improvement initiatives in relation to contract processes and workflow
  • To support team administration tasks where required

Skills and Qualifications

Must be a qualified lawyer in a common-law jurisdiction (solicitor, attorney, or barrister) with 1-3 years’ post-qualification experience and have:

  • Good knowledge and understanding of commercial contract requirements in relation to technology and non-technology procurement matters.
  • Experience in contract legal support (whether through in-house or private practice) and business acumen
  • Experience in reviewing contracts using contract templates and/or using contract guidance or playbooks
  • Ability to draft contract terms to meet requirements
  • Understanding of risk management techniques
  • Exemplary integrity, ethics, independence, and resilience
  • Ability to work with varying seniority levels of staff



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