Wipro is seeking a self-motivated, teammate who is capable of working independently for its growing outbound contracts practice. As a counsel in the Outbound Contracts team, you will be expected to draft, review and negotiate global contracts in support of the company’s procurement organization, finance, licensing, technology and other corporate departments and business units.
The position requires regular communications with key business stakeholders, sharp business insight, excellent contract drafting skills and the ability to negotiate effectively with opposing counsel, while successfully protecting the interests of the company. The attorney will be part of a dynamic, collegial and growing practice group within the corporate legal department.
5 -12 years of relevant legal experience (preferably at least 3 years in-house)
Excellent oral and written communications skills
Desired work experience:
- Experience in drafting, reviewing and negotiating software license agreements, IT services contracts (e.g., Cloud and hosting agreements), IT infrastructure contracts, IP licenses, online advertisement/marketing agreements, ISDA contracts, construction contracts, property related documents, treasury contracts, structured finance documents, hardware purchase and leasing agreements, staffing contracts, IT development agreements, collaboration agreements, non-disclosure agreements, bank guarantees etc.
- Understanding of software license compliance issues, including open source software and related copyright issues will be preferred.
- Knowledge of legal and compliance issues, such as data protection issues, relating to cross-border transactions.
- Exposure to contract disputes, including dispute resolution and/or litigation (preferred)