Associate Principal – Legal at Godrej, Mumbai: Apply Now!

Associate Principal – Legal at Godrej, Mumbai: Apply Now!

About the Company

Godrej Investment Advisers Private Limited (GIAPL) is the real estate-focused private equity arm of the Godrej Group. With a vision to create wealth through excellent office spaces, GIAPL has investments in key cities across India.


  • Educational Qualification: L.L.B, L.L.M
  • Experience: 11-14 Years (preferably from a law firm or Real Estate or PE fund Industry)


  • Drafting (Contracts and Pleadings), Negotiations, Legal Research.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/negotiations simultaneously in very tight timelines.
  • Good command of qualitative drafting skills.
  • In-depth knowledge of legislations and regulations relevant to Commercial real estate.
  • Exposure to handling customer disputes and negotiating landowners.

Roles & Responsibilities

Supervising and Monitoring Projects Site:

  • Devise the sequence of various activities to be conducted on-site in coordination with key stakeholders (e.g., contractors/PMCs).
  • Oversee all operational activities (MEP, Civil, Planning, etc.) on-site to progress in line with established project timelines.
  • Coordinate with the design team at the site to ensure that all GFC drawings are brought in as per the schedule.
  • Review drawings in joint discussions with architects and consultants to foresee any risks and highlight them.
  • Ensure that all quality and safety compliance standards adhere to established SOPs and guidelines.
  • Analyze demands for materials requirements on-site and provide necessary approvals for procurement, coordinating with Contracts and Budgeting team.
  • Coordinate with the Facilities and Handover team during the handover process.
  • Ensure the scope of responsibility for different snag issues is established and rectified by the projects team.
  • Drive the training schedule and ensure the same for all PMCs/contractors on-site are duly conducted.

Driving Site Reviews and Budgeting:

  • Facilitate smooth pay-outs to contractors/vendors/PMCs by coordinating with Finance team as per need basis.
  • Monitor daily/weekly progress and manpower reports, scrutinizing them to identify any deviances/anomalies and taking appropriate corrective action.
  • Coordinate with Liaison team for any government authority visits for various approvals required.
  • Liaise with Head Office teams for various internal and external audits to be conducted on-site.

Key Interactions:

  • Internal:
  • Development Team: For coordination, reviews, and inputs on all project-related matters.
  • Design Team: For discussion on GFA & GFC drawings, RFQs, etc.
  • External:
  • Consultants & Vendors: PMC, Labour, Material Suppliers.
  • Liaison: For coordinating various inputs required for GFA drawings to seek RERA, MOEF, and other government approvals.

Job Purpose

The incumbent shall be responsible for:

  • In-house drafting of all transactional documents such as Leave & License agreements/Vendor Agreements/Channel Partner Agreements NDA agreement to sell, sale deeds, lease deeds, power of Attorney, etc.
  • Title due diligence of the property and handling the entire due diligence process during the transaction period.
  • In-house drafting of all contracts/documentation such as application forms, buyer’s agreement, lease deeds, etc., and timely closure of documents/agreements from a legal perspective.
  • In-house drafting of legal notices, pleadings related to disputes/litigations.
  • Conformance with all legal requirements related to agreements.
  • Timeliness and correctness of legal opinions, as may be required by the company from time to time.
  • Validating various debt covenants while raising debt from Lenders.
  • Leading in negotiating various financing documents with lenders and securing the best terms for the organization.

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