Senior Legal Counsel (Based in Bangalore, India)

Employment Type:  Permanent
Location:  India

The Role


This position will report to the Group General Counsel (based in Singapore HQ), and play a pivot role to the business teams to execute the strategy of Mapletree by providing critical legal inputs.

Job Responsibilities


  • Understand the Group’s strategic objectives as an owner, developer and investor of real estate, and provide pragmatic advice and solutions to internal clients on a wide range of real estate matters.
  • Provide asset management and property management support in the legal and compliance matters for the Group.
  • Provide guidance on acquisitions and divestments of assets in India
  • Involved in drafting, reviewing and negotiating transaction agreements, including leases, purchase and procurement agreements, property management-related documents, construction and consultancy contracts, and ensure that all transactional and operation activities are carried out in accordance with applicable state and federal legislation and regulations.
  • Keep Management up-to-date with relevant changes in legislative and regulatory requirements.
  • Develop legal procedures, practices and systems to minimise corporate risks while maintaining a competitive business environment.

Job Requirements


  • Degree in Law and have passed the bar (please indicate the year in the resume)
  • At least 10 to 12 years of post-qualification experience in the relevant areas, with a strong emphasis on real estate; prior in-house MNC experience is preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years of PQE experience. 
  • Familiar with the India and International laws, preferably for joint ventures and real estate matters.
  • Possess strong transactional and management skills as well as a high level of integrity.
  • Possess intuitive communication and good interpersonal skills.
  • Exposure to complex real estate transactions and fund structures would be an advantage.