Manager : Legal

Pune | Legal | Full-time

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AgroStar is India’s foremost AgTech start-up with a mission of #HelpingFarmersWin through right advisory and solutions, powered by data and technology. It was started with a  vision to solve two of the biggest problems in Indian agriculture - Lack of guidance for healthy and sustainable farming AND limited access to quality farm inputs for consistent and qualitative farming. 

With technology at its core, we have built an innovative & sustainable ecosystem that includes products such as a customized enterprise sales solutions that maps data of farmers' crop life cycles, India's first online farmer community, online agri-advisory with online shopping for inputs and an incomparable logistics solution for last mile rural connectivity. 

We have procured and partnered with leading national and international brands for major agri-inputs like seeds, crop nutrition, crop protection and farm implements, that are needed for farming and we deliver them at the doorstep of farmers. Thus, our efforts at AgroStar are focused to become the driving force to equip our farmers with the power of knowledge to farm better and smarter, through technology and up to date expert advice.  

The company is funded by prominent VCs like Chiratae Venture Partners, Aavishkaar Ventures, Bertelsmann and Accel Partners. AgroStar is the winner of Economic Times' Best Startup Award 2016, under the 'Social Enterprise' category. 

In The Media

Fortune | Economic Times | Agribusiness Global | Yourstory | Entreprenuer Forbes

Our Team

We are a team of highly motivated individuals, who are willing to push beyond the ceiling, initiate new ideas and take challenges head on. Apart from coffee, working in an extremely fast-paced, dynamic work culture is what we passionate souls thrive on. We ride against the tide as time is never enough and there’s always more to do.

Our mission of ‘Helping Farmers Win’ is a tall task as we try to bring change and development to the grassroots of India. We need heroes who are dedicated to the mission, live the dream and drive it with passion. If that sounds like you, here’s more about the role:

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Developing & setting up SOP and required checklist for legal function.
  • Legal Executive will perform broad legal assignments that are varied in nature and complex in character, acting as counsel to company.
  • The individual will spend a significant amount of his/her time preparing and reviewing variety of agreements/documents/letters and advising on various legal issues.
  • Handling of cases, consumer case notices, NCLT, Recovery, IPR, attend court & liaison with advocates.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for the legal department for management review.
  • Negotiate, review and draft documentation for business transactions and prepare and advise on various aspects of laws to various functional departments.
  • Liaison with all legal and government authorities in order to help the company resolve matters.
  • Carrying out legal due diligence at the time of on-boarding of a business partner.
  • Handling exit of any business partners including termination notice, recoveries.

 Experience 3+ years , LLB is mandatory ,LLM will be added advantage 

 Skills that are valued in this type of role, and will allow you to perform will include:

  • Advanced critical and legal reasoning skills
  • Problem solving
  • Decision making
  • Ability to project manage to a high standard
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent legal English skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills

We are looking for enthusiastic intrapreneurs who want to work at the ‘grass root’ level and want to make a difference to India’s biggest sector. We hope this excites you as much as us and looking forward to the next few conversations.