JOB OPPORTUNITY : Post of Legal Associate at BlackRock, Gurgaon [On-site, 5 Years PQE]: Apply fast!

BlackRock is searching for a highly motivated individual to join the Thresholds team within BlackRock’s broader Legal & Compliance function. 

About BlackRock :

BlackRock, Inc. is an American multinational investment company based in New York City. Founded in 1988, initially as an enterprise risk management and fixed-income institutional asset manager, BlackRock is the world’s largest asset manager, with USD 9.74 trillion in assets under management as of December 31, 2022. 

About the Opportunity :

The Thresholds team is responsible for managing legal, regulatory, compliance, and public policy challenges that derive from the size of BlackRock’s investments. You will have a unique opportunity to work across functions to help answer some of the most interesting and complex questions that are critical to BlackRock’s future. 

Roles & Responsibilities :

  • Provide day-to-day advice to investment teams regarding the impact of ownership limits and other regulations on portfolio management and negotiated transactions;
  • Partner with, and provide legal guidance to, the operations teams responsible for making major shareholder disclosures in APAC jurisdictions;
  • Identify, analyze, and respond to regulatory and legislative changes and emerging academic theories impacting foreign investment rules, position disclosures, competition policy, proxy voting, and investment stewardship activities;
  • Research and provide advice to APAC threshold leads on whether individual issuers, securities, and financial instruments are subject to ownership limits and foreign investment rules.
  • Engage with issuers and regulators to discuss investment constraints and secure approvals and/or relief from ownership limits;
  • Coordinate APAC-wide projects and work closely with various APAC threshold country leads within the APAC legal team;
  • Manage and supervise the work of outside counsel; and
  • Manage routine matters such as responding to regulatory and issuer inquiries, advising on policies and procedures, and providing training sessions to colleagues


  • A from a nationally recognized law school;
  • At least five years of regulatory or transactional experience practicing at a major law firm and/or in the legal and compliance department of an asset manager, investment bank, hedge fund, or other financial services company;
  • An understanding of the securities laws and regulations affecting asset managers in major APAC jurisdictions, and a desire to develop expertise in new or unfamiliar areas of law;
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills, including a proven ability to explain complex legal concepts in a clear, simple, and commercial manner;
  • Demonstrated initiative and accountability, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of a team in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills and an ability to bring a commercial and solution-orientated approach to your work; and
  • The ability to prioritize numerous demands and simultaneously manage multiple time-sensitive matters in a highly organized manner.

Applying procedure :

Interested candidates may apply through the link provided at the end of the post.

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Gurgaon, India

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