Job @ Dentsu as Legal Counsel(Non-Litigation)

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Job @ Dentsu as Legal Counsel(Non-Litigation)

About Dentsu

Dentsu International is a multinational media and digital marketing communications company headquartered in London, United Kingdom, and a wholly owned subsidiary of the Japanese advertising and public relations firm Dentsu. Its principal services are communications strategy through digital creative execution, media planning and buying, sports marketing and content creation, brand tracking and marketing analytics.

Key Purpose & Responsibilities:

  • The purpose of this role is to help deliver, manage and support legal work at a mid-managerial scope within Dentsu.

  • Provides legal advice to stakeholders at various levels of the organization on relevant subjects to ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and the protection of Dentsu’s commercial interests

  • Drafts, negotiates and advises on medium to high complexity commercial agreements

  • Delivers adequate legal support (templates, advice, risk management, subject matter knowledge) to accelerate and underpin the expansion of company strategy

  • Provides legal support on various matters to commercial teams in contractual negotiations to achieve the most advantageous and/or beneficial legal and commercial terms for Dentsu

  • Assists in developing and delivering training and legal risk management initiatives to senior management in managing legal risks (e.g. business training, legal updates, etc)

  • Helps to implement best-practices in compliance, contracts management, intellectual property, data protection, IT, litigation and/or M&A (read more....)

Key Challenges in the role:

Advertising Media and Entertainment Industry is now being regulated with various legislations governing almost every aspect of it which makes doing business and compliance a real challenge. We're looking to onboard a subject matter expert who keeps himself/herself/themselves updated with new developments relating to the function and apply them to mitigate risk and exposure for the company. Incumbent is expected to grasp the key provisions and apply them effectively in each endeavor he/she undertakes in this position.

Skills required:

  • It is expected that the incumbent will have high vitality & interest levels to absorb as much as possible of the daily learning in legal fields governing advertising, media & entertainment, positively respond to stress levels which are common to legal profession and have an attitude and confidence that compliments his/her legal work.

  • Strong commercial acumen with a solution provider’s approach is a must.

Qualifications/ Requirements:

  • LL.B with 6-8 years post qualification experience as in house lawyer and/or in law firms.

  • Diplomas in legal vocations/subjects like advertising laws, Media and Entertainment, Intellectual Property Rights etc. shall be given weightage but are not must.

  • A stint in Media & Entertainment or Information Technology industry shall be an added advantage.

  • Incumbent must have excellent command over spoken and written English.

  • Incumbent must be self-driven and motivated to take initiatives

  • Incumbent must be able to demonstrate the ability to handle pressure situations with alacrity.

  • Incumbent must have multitasking ability. Timely and efficient delivery of legal support is the key.

How to Apply

To apply, pls apply on linkedIn (Link given below) as well as send us your updated cv mentioning the below details to: ccing (so they are able to process your candidature faster)

Email Format

Email subject: Ref: LinkedIn - Legal Counsel (Non Litigation) role with Dentsu International, Gurugram.




LinkedIn profile link:

Current company:


Total years of work experience:

Years of experience specifically in legal:

Do you have experience of working in legal for the Media/Entertainment/Information Technology industries? If yes, for how long?:

Highest Academic qualification, year & institute in law:

Are there any areas in the JD above that you do not have exposure to?:

Experience in a non litigation role (Y/N) & if Yes, no of years:

Location of current residence:

Are you comfortable working from Gurugram:

Annual ctc (in a fixed + variable breakup if so structured):

How soon can you join if selected?:

Pls attach your cv

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