JOB POST: Deputy General Manager (Legal) at DP World [10-15 Years PQE; Mumbai]: Apply by July 9

About DP World

DP World is an Emirati multinational logistics company based in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It specializes in cargo logistics, port terminal operations, maritime services, and free trade zones.

About the Opportunity

This is an on-site job opportunity based in Mumbai. The work will include:

  • Litigation and Dispute Management.
  • Contract Management Drafting, negotiations, etc. 
  • Legal Compliance

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Litigation & Dispute Management
    • Developing a Litigation and Dispute Resolution strategy for the cost-effective resolution of
      disputes and litigations, including out-of-court settlements.
    • IT enablement – Developing and monitoring Database, SOP, and MIS for Domestic and
      International litigation 
  • Contract Management Drafting, negotiations, etc. Evaluation of RFP, Bid documents, preparation of the risk, and deviation matrix to advise the business team about the risk involved in the contract and advise on the mitigation and to prepare an appropriate contract. Effective usage of the standard contract template and adherence to the Contracting Policies of the Company.
  • Legal Compliance
    • Ensuring Legal Compliance in all areas of company business operations on an ongoing basis.
    • Ensuring compliance with law and contractual obligations with business partners.
    • IT enablement & implementation of Online Compliance Tools as feasible regarding compliance
      by different units.
    • Proactive awareness building among internal stakeholders about the compliance
      requirement and changes of law.
  • Preparing guidance notes on areas of law applicable to company business.
  • To update on changes in laws and regulations from time to time and ensure compliance thereof.
  • As an enabler to business  be proactive on legal matters and   help with legal
    advice to business on various business matters
  • Advise Management on all matters related to Commercial Contracts.
  • Preparing Contract Master for ease of all stakeholders/ internal teams, proper maintenance of contract files, and adherence to Policies and systems;
  • Drafting, vetting, and analysis of all Agreements, negotiation, and finalization of the contracts.
  • Liaison with the lawyers, external parties and to ensure contract sign-off and handover
  • Co-ordinate and participate in the dispute resolution
  • Monitor and review various commercial/ contractual activities and requirements.
  • Coordinate with different departments to review ongoing commercial/ contractual activities.
  • Timely action on non-performance of commercial/ contractual obligations
  • Ensure proper record keeping of contracts
  • Handling litigation/arbitration for Commercial matters and dealing with external lawyers and consultants.
  • Attend meetings with internal and external customers & handle discussions independently
  • Prepare, maintain, and monitor MIS, SOPs & Company Policies
  • Advise businesses on various legal issues.  


  • Qualified LLB, or Masters in Law
  • At least 10-15 years of full-time post-qualification work experience.
  • Experience in Infralogistic industries would be considered an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of laws, regulatory framework, and procedures pertaining to Leasing laws, EXIM/ domestic rail business, warehousing, and contract drafting.
  • Excellent communications and negotiations skills; excellent analytical abilities, decision-making skills, and legal research skills;
  • Excellent legal drafting and interpretation skills with high-detail orientation
  • High standards of integrity, ethics, and professionalism
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced workplace
  • ability to work in a diverse environment
  • experience in training and have worked on Contract Management systems, making presentations all a plus

Applying procedure –

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

Click here to apply.

Application Deadline

July 9, 2023


Mumbai, India

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