Do you want to be part of the digital transformation journey of key companies in India by supporting the sales of innovative technologies such as cloud, AI, and IoT in with one of most exciting, innovative, and admired companies in the world? The Microsoft Commercial External and Legal Affairs (CELA) team is looking for a dynamic and talented Commercial Attorney to support the Microsoft India sales and marketing business.  CELA in India is a multi-disciplinary team with experienced attorneys and diverse professionals.

  • Position:  Commercial Attorney
  • Location:  Delhi or Bengaluru
  • Reporting to:   Commercial Legal and Developer Lead for India

Qualifications

Qualifications (Required):

  • LLB from a reputed law school in India;
  • Minimum of 5+ years as a practicing attorney with a portion of that at a top tier law firm or the legal department of a multinational company or India company with international experience;
  • Significant familiarity with Contract, Corporate, Data Protection, and Intellectual Property laws and concepts.
  • Strong written and oral skills in English, including the ability to draft persuasive outreach and advocacy documents in that language;
  • Strong negotiation skills; and
  • Availability for travel.

Qualifications (Preferred):

  • Prior experience with cloud computing, AI, IoT, Blockchain is a distinct advantage; and
  • Prior experience with technology companies in India or abroad.

Desired Personal Attributes

  • Highly motivated self-starter with demonstrated ability to work efficiently, meet demanding deadlines and manage competing priorities in a fast-paced sales environment with minimal supervision;
  • “Team player” who enjoys partnering with cross-functional teams to solve complex issues in a highly matrixed environment;
  • Service-oriented individual who addresses business requests for legal advice promptly and crisply.
  • Demonstrates sound judgment in ambiguous situations;
  • Inquisitive and curious – enjoys learning new technical concepts, tackling cutting-edge legal issues and thrives on change;
  • Possesses impeccable oral and written communication skills; and
  • Strong analytical skills that enable the candidate to quickly identify legal issues in a complex and ambiguous environment, assess the risk associated with those issues, and develop solutions by exercising confident judgment.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment or group.

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