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About the Company

Our team of 160,000 professionals in 70 countries draws together the worlds of food, agriculture, nutrition and risk management. For more than 150 years, we have helped farmers grow more, connecting them to broader markets. We are continuously developing products that give consumers just what they’re seeking, advancing nutrition, food safety and sustainability. And we help all of our partners innovate and manage risk, so they can nourish the world again tomorrow. We combine 153 years of experience with new technologies and insights to serve as a trusted partner for food, agriculture, financial and industrial customers in more than 125 countries. Side-by-side, we are building a stronger, sustainable future for agriculture.

Job Description

Job Purpose and Impact

The Senior Lawyer will independently manage the commercial legal affairs in the fastest growing economies in Asia including Myanmar, Bangladesh, Pakistan etc. developing strategic legal solutions for complex business issues by partnering with Cargill APAC Development Markets team (primary support) and also provide support to the Cargill Trade and Capitals Market team.

In this role, you will provide legal advice and recommend action to executives and management on critical company issues including growth opportunities in the region; to grow and expand Cargill businesses, assets, and operations.

Key Accountabilities

• Research, analyze and interpret proposed and existing laws, statutes and regulations in Development Markets in close cooperation with Cargill cross functional teams across geographies

i.e. Tax, Treasury, HR, Finance and Cargill law team. Identify, evaluate and address complex and strategic issues of legal and commercial risk in frontier markets and developing countries with evolving laws and regulatory frameworks.

• Independently structure, draft, negotiate and approve legal agreements, written communications, policies and other documents related to a variety of strategic trade, commercial, financial and operational matters, such as import/export regulations, FX regulations, bank guarantees and mitigate trade-related risks for companies doing business in emerging and developed markets.

• Gather relevant facts and information from multiple

sources using probing questions and methods and apply the results to legal research and analysis to drive positive outcomes. • Provide strategic commercial solutions and advice to

business and function leaders.

Engagement, oversight and cost management of outside counsel.

• Provide expert consultative guidance for initiating strategic long-range goals and objectives. You may provide direction to supporting team members and be a strategic contributor • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent

experience

• Juris doctor or LLM Exceptional communication, advocacy, writing and drafting skills

• Consistent and confirmed ability to drive commercial

outcomes using a creative, resilient and agile approach Ability to build deep trusting and collaborative

relationships and proactively address conflict

• Minimum of eight years of related work experience; Other minimum qualifications may apply

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

• Lawyer from a reputable National University of Law in India, preferably with a LLM or a master’s degree from a University abroad, with qualifications to practice law in India. Additional qualifications as a Company Secretary, Chartered Accountant or MBA (Finance) would be an advantage.

• Ten years+ Professional Qualified Experience as:

(i) a senior legal in-house lawyer in multinational corporation or a large business corporation in India, or (ii) a Senior Associate or Partner with a leading international law firm abroad or a leading law firm in India; or (ii) a combination of the foregoing.

• Foreign investment via equity & debt, including related laws, regulations & compliances, downstream investment, & transaction experience in drafting, negotiating & reviewing related documentation. • Mergers & Acquisitions with experience of due diligence, drafting of MOU, LOI, SPA, SHA & local

regulatory filings for foreign investment, purchase of

shares, anti-trust filings and competition law issues. • Knowledge & application of laws & regulations with respect to banking, corporate finance, trade finance, including foreign portfolio investments, debt restructuring, & FX and trade regulations.

• Setting up new entities i.e. branch office, private limited company; coordinating regulatory applications & approvals with external consultants; Supervision/ follow up of regular & event based compliances by local entities & filings under local law i.e. Companies Act, exchange control laws etc., with local regulators, central bank, payment of stamp duty etc.

• Implementing Joint Venture and Shareholders Agreements & integration of newly acquired business units

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