Job @ Morgan Stanley as Associate-Legal Documentation

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Job @ Morgan Stanley as Associate-Legal Documentation

About Morgan Stanley

Morgan Stanley is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered at 1585 Broadway in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. With offices in more than 42 countries and more than 60,000 employees, the firm's clients include corporations, governments, institutions, and individuals.

About the Position

Online applications are invited from eligible candidates for the post of Associate – Legal Documentation.

Roles & Responsibilities

Reviewing, drafting and negotiating a full range of commercial contracts that may include some or all of the following:

  • Software Agreements

  • Hardware Purchase Agreements

  • Multimedia Agreements

  • Services Agreements/Engagement Letters

  • Training, Events, and Sponsorship Agreements

  • Renewals/Amendments/Schedules

  • Termination Letters/Novation

  • NDAs

  • Legal Research – Conducting legal research and assisting in other ad hoc project work

  • Data Privacy – Privacy Impact Assessment, Review/Negotiate Data Privacy Exhibits, and handle other miscellaneous tasks

  • Assisting in the organization and maintenance of form/template contracts

  • Handling large-scale contract remediation and data extraction projects

  • Duties such as tracking the status of legal matters

Essential Qualifications

  • Qualified lawyer with a LLB degree(LLM will be an added advantage)

  • 3+ years post qualification experience at a law firm or in-house role in financial services or technology sectors

  • Solid track record working in a professional environment

  • A candidate with prior legal research/projects/data background is preferred

Required Knowledge

  • Understanding of legal documents and terminologies

  • Basic understanding and exposure to international commercial and technology law and terminologies will be an added advantage

  • Should exhibit comfort working with technology and the ability to learn and display proficiency in technical systems and programs.

  • Proficient with MS Office (Excel proficiency is required – specific focus on excel macros)

  • Knowledge of document automation, contract analysis, and other legal tech software is an advantage

Required Skills and Qualities

  • Team player who can successfully manage multiple projects and priorities

  • Ability to think independently, form opinions, and make decisions

  • Ability to anticipate ahead of time and escalate issues as appropriate

  • Pragmatic and analytical problem-solving skills – candidate needs to consistently apply sound judgment

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills

  • Ability to effectively correspond with various groups and senior professionals over email and the telephone

  • Must be able to maintain a high level of the organization under pressure(read more.....)


Mumbai, India

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