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Legal Counsel (Employment lawyer/ Labour Law)

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Legal Counsel, Employment Law, India

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s most critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have nearly 16,000 associates globally that support our 14,000+ clients in more than 100 countries.

This position will manage and mitigate Gartner’s risks in India as they relate to employment law and regulations. The position will report to VP, Employment Counsel and will provide advice and counsel regarding various HR-related topics, investigate complaints of unfair or inappropriate treatment of employees or alleged misconduct and respond to government agencies. It will provide ongoing practical sound advice on current legal matters, assist HR with implementation of company initiatives and goals and support the company’s high-performance culture, procedures, and processes.

Responsibilities:

Work with legal matters primarily related to Human Resources, including but not limited to ethics compliance, employee relations matters, compensation, and benefits.

  • Assist in establishing, writing, reviewing, and revising applicable company policies and procedures, and advise management on recommended courses of action on various HR topics and disciplines, including performance management.
  • Manage employment matters.
  • Draft, review and/or edit, and provide advice and counsel for contracts and agreements the Company may have with Human Resources vendors for services and products.
  • Conduct legal research on various topics as needed.
  • Conduct legal and employee relations training for HR professionals and managers as needed.
  • Provide preventive, proactive legal advice, and solutions, provide information on recent legal decisions and precedents to clients, and conduct audits on business practices and review as needed.
  • Liaise with outside counsel activities diligently.
  • Ensure cohesion of practices, policies, and communications in India.
  • Partner with HR and business in managing employee relations issues.

Qualifications:

  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with senior leaders, HR Partners, and other business unit partners.
  • LLB Mandatory.
  • Member in good standing of any relevant Bar. Requires min of 6 plus years of experience including litigation exposure or comparable experience in employment law areas in India. Direct experience in legal matters related to employment law and employee relations. Experience in either a firm or corporate environment.
  • Ability to prepare and analyze complex legal and employee related documents; ability to carry out assigned projects to their completion
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and prioritize and schedule workload
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with clients, coworkers, and colleagues
  • Ability to make reasoned decisions/recommendations and provide sound legal advice while considering the operation and needs of the business operation
  • General business operation acumen.

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities, and generations. We believe that a variety of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to ApplicantAccommodations@gartner.com.

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Who are we?

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT), we deliver actionable, objective insight that drives smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.


The policy of Gartner is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Gartner is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling Human Resources at +1 (203) 964-0096 or by sending an email to  ApplicantAccommodations@gartner.com .

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