Job as GDS Commercial Lawyer @ EY (Ernst & Young)

Location: bangaluru, India
Job as GDS Commercial Lawyer @ EY (Ernst & Young)

About EY

EY exists to build a better working world, helping create long-term value for clients, people and society and build trust in the capital markets. Enabled by data and technology, diverse EY teams in over 150 countries provide trust through assurance and help clients grow, transform and operate.

Working across assurance, consulting, law, strategy, tax and transactions, EY teams ask better questions to find new answers for the complex issues facing our world today.

About the Job

The GDS firms are various service delivery centres from which EY Client Service and Enablement Services teams operate to deliver strategic support to EY member firms.

GDS spans all geographies, practices, services lines, sectors and competencies within EY to deliver deeply integrated services that result in efficient and world-class solutions.

Role and Responsibilities of the Commercial Lawyer

As the GDS commercial lawyer, you will be supporting the Global GDS Lead Commercial Counsel in the review, negotiation and execution of commercial contracts. You will be working closely with the other members of the GDS Legal Team as well as business stakeholders in all GDS locations. You will be responsible for reviewing, negotiating and advising on various contracts, including:

  • Information Technology Contracts (HW/SW/Professional Services/SAAS and emerging models);

  • Meeting and events contracts;

  • Services contracts including Facility Management Services;

Skills and Attributes for the position

  • Understanding the priorities of stakeholders and how they impact the procurement of products and services.

  • Coordinating with cross-functional teams (tax, finance, procurement, data privacy, information security, etc.,) with respect to ongoing transactions as appropriate.

  • Understanding the EY policies that are relevant to procurement transactions and how contract drafting, negotiation and execution are impacted by those policies.

  • Ensuring that all contractual documents are executed in compliance with EY policies.

  • Providing solution-oriented advice and constantly providing feedback around the practices in the interest of efficiency and increasing agility.

  • Understanding the impact of changes in EY policies, organizational structure, and procedures and promptly implementing them in practice.


  • Bachelor of law

  • Hands-on experience in commercial contracts

  • Minimum experience of 3 years

  • Worked in an In-House Legal Department of a Global MNC supporting commercial contracts

  • Exposure to disputes emerging from commercial contracts

  • Exposure to multiple jurisdictions beyond India


Bangalore, Karnataka

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