Sr. Legal Counsel

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Date: 22-Jan-2023

Location: Bangalore, AF

Company: Alstom

Req ID:357564 

Leading societies to a low carbon future, Alstom develops and markets mobility solutions that provide the sustainable foundations for the future of transportation. Our product portfolio ranges from high-speed trains, metros, monorail, and trams to integrated systems, customised services, infrastructure, signalling and digital mobility solutions. Joining us means joining a caring, responsible, and innovative company where more than 70,000 people lead the way to greener and smarter mobility, worldwide 

Job Title & Purpose

Job Title         

Senior Legal Counsel, India Cluster


Purpose of the Job 

Provide active legal support to the business and projects on all legal matters within the India Cluster. Ensure that Alstom takes legal commitments with acceptable levels of risks.

Position in the Organisation

Organisational Reporting 

  • Position reports hierarchically and functionally to Head of Legal, India Cluster


Network & Links

  • Internal: All internal Alstom Transport functions including but not limited to Commercial, Sales & Tendering community, Project Management community, Sourcing and Procurement Community & Contract Management community
  • External: Customers, Partners, Subcontractors, Suppliers, etc.




  • Quality on time delivery (right the first time) of support and deliverables expected.
  • Ensure Alstom standard terms and conditions or tailor made acceptable conditions are applied to our contracts.



  • Legal support to sales teams on tender activities, contract drafting and negotiation.
  • Legal support to project and contract managers on claim management, dispute settlement and other legal issues arising during the course of performing contracts.
  • Legal support on corporate matters
  • Legal advice on applicable law and regulatory matters



  • Provide sound level of legal advices and supervision on all tenders in India Cluster;
  • Pro-actively provide legal support in claim management actions on projects under execution;
  • Ensure on-time delivery of legal reviews, legal gap analysis, legal opinions, claims files, pleadings submissions and/or other key documents produced by the legal function for the operational business;
  • Preparing and customising template agreements / letters.
  • Litigation, arbitration other dispute matters within the India Cluster


Business Understanding  

  • Knowledge and experiences in the railway or infrastructure industry
  • Knowledge and experiences in dealing with government / non-government-related tenders and contracts
  • Knowledge and experiences in corporate legal matters

Candidate Requirements

Educational Requirements 

  • Minimum LL.B or any equivalent Law Degree from a well-recognised university. 


Technical Knowledge / Experience

  • Minimum 8 years post-qualification experiences.
  • Familiar with public tenders in India
  • litigations / dispute resolution/company secretarial/company law matters/contract law
  • Familiar with laws and matters related to anti-corruption and competition law


Behavioural and Technical  Skills / Competencies

  • Autonomy
  • Independent
  • Pro-activity & responsiveness
  • Legal Knowledge
  • Resilience
  • Communication skills and team spirit
  • Business minded
  • Team player


Terms & Conditions

Job Location

  • Bangalore


Alstom is the leading company in the mobility sector, solving the most interesting challenges for tomorrow’s mobility. That’s why we value inquisitive and innovative people who are passionate about working together to reinvent mobility, making it smarter and more sustainable. Day after day, we are building an agile, inclusive and responsible culture, where a diverse group of people are offered opportunities to learn, grow and advance in their careers, with options across functions and geographic locations. Are you ready to join a truly international community of great people on a challenging journey with a tangible impact and purpose?  


Equal opportunity statement:
Alstom is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive working environment where all our employees are encouraged to reach their full potential, and individual differences are valued and respected.  All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by local law. 


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