- Bangalore, IN
- £75 /hr
- Available now
To provide services for review and negotiation of all types of contracts on a non-exclusive basis. Having worked with major Indian and US companies, has extensive drafting andmore...To provide services for review and negotiation of all types of contracts on a non-exclusive basis. Having worked with major Indian and US companies, has extensive drafting and negotiating experience on information technology, media, entertainment, telecom, retail and software licensing areas with major global corporations.
Area Covered: Bangalore, India
Work Experience Summary: Worked as Director-Legal Affairs of Roamware India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of California based Roamware, Inc. from April 2008 to May 2010. Roamware\'s voice and data roaming solutions are installed in over 400 mobile operator networks around the globe. Responsibilities included preparation and/or vetting and negotiation of customer contracts and other contracts worldwide, including Content License Agreements, and entire legal affairs of Roamware India, M & A activities and setting up of branch offices abroad.
Served as Lead Software Contracts Negotiator with Affiliated Computer Services, Inc., a Fortune 500 Software Services and IT MNC, at its India head office in Bangalore from August 2005 to March 2008. ACS is a CMMI Level 3 certified company and has about 100 service delivery centers across the globe. Role involved handling a broad range of extremely complex assignments specializing as necessary in contract law and role essentially involved working on in-depth software licensing practices and working with business and technical leaders in understanding clients\' requirements, company\'s services offerings, etc.
Served as Manager-Contracts & Legal Affairs, heading the Legal Department of IBS Software Services Pvt. Limited, an ISO 9001 and CMM Level 5 company and was set up as a Joint Venture Company of International Business Services Group and Atraxis, Switzerland, at Trivandrum, India from August 2001 to August 2005. Role involved overseeing IBS Group Companies\' legal affairs and contract management in India and abroad. IBS is a pioneer software development company in providing wide range of Offshore Development Services and Consultancy Services and software products to the travel, transportation and logistics industry. Clients include major airlines and oil companies.
Served as Senior Officer-Legal with Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. (The Times of India Group), at Mumbai, in its Entertainment Dept from Nov 1999 to Jul 2001. Role involved negotiating, drafting & helping in, executing Agreements for Music, TV, Radio, & Multimedia Divisions, Times Internet Ltd. & Economic Times Research Bureau, Times events such as Brand Equity Quiz, Famina Miss India, Filmfare Awards, Corporate Excellence Award, Music retail outlets known as Planet M, Entertainment Network India Ltd.
Has been actively practicing as an Advocate attached to the office of a leading Advocate of the High Court of Kerala, from Jan 1985 to Nov 1999, handling Civil, Criminal, Service, Accident Claims, Banking, Labour, Revenue matters, Consumer and miscellaneous matters before the Courts in Kasaragod, India, including District & Sessions Court, Motor Accident Claims Tribunal, Labour Court, State Co-operative Tribunal, etc,.
Education Summary: 1982-85: LL.B. Degree from the University of Mangalore, India.
1982-83: Post- graduate Diploma in Business Management from St. Aloysius College of Business Management, Mangalore, India.
1976-79: B.Sc. degree from the University of Mysore, India (Majored in Chemistry, Botany, & Zoology).