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Corporate Legal Counsel ( sell-side contracting)


About the role:

The Legal Counsel will be responsible to handle a wide range of legal issues affecting the company, primarily being sell-side contracting with clients. The ideal candidate will be responsible for in-house legal matters for drafting client facing agreements, participating in external sell-side negotiations discussions, giving practical & implementable solutions to stakeholders and addressing compliance issues. To succeed, this candidate should feel comfortable working with global business units, global legal team colleagues, clients and third parties on a variety of legal matters.

What you'll do:

  • Draft, review, negotiate and finalise sell-side contracts with Indian clients.
  • Support Sales teams in client negotiations, requests for quotes (RFQ), requests for proposals (RFP) and other forms of solicitations for Gartner services; drafting, preparing, communicating and negotiating exceptions to proposed sell-side client contract terms within corporate guidelines, where applicable, and assisting ancillary information requests related to contractual and business matters.
  • Maintain repository of sell-side client agreements by effective and efficient data records management through CLM tool.
  • Work with Gartner’s Pricing, Finance and Deal Hub Teams to support in the development of price proposals for Gartner sell-side client agreements.
  • Streamline communications between stakeholders (internal and external).
  • Support Legal team in all global, regional and local initiatives and assignments including mergers & acquisitions, data protection, cyber security, real estate, ethics and compliance etc.
  • Conduct legal and compliance trainings as and when required with the aim of creating awareness and equipping employees in understating policies and regulatory requirements.
  • Keep track of changes in laws applicable to Gartner and preparing internal updates for the same.
  • Give accurate and timely advice to internal and external business stakeholders including advising on key risks and strategies.

What you'll need:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Law.
  • Mandatory 5-7 years’ PQE negotiating sell-side contracts with client legal departments.
  • Relevant experience in a previous US MNC will be preferable, though not mandatory.
  • Excellent problem solving, negotiation and drafting skills developed in a client facing sales driven environment.

Other requirements:

  • Experience in handling mergers, real estate and data privacy matters will be an added advantage.
  • Outstanding analytical and communications (written and verbal) skills.
  • Experience with C-level executives for addressing difficult compliance concerns.

Who you are:

  • Someone with determination and a focus on delivering results.
  • An excellent manager of relationships and someone with the ability to influence without authority.
  • Someone with ability to work in tight deadlines to close sell-side client contracts, who can operate in a fast-paced sales driven environment.

What we offer:

In addition to an outstanding work environment with rapid advancement potential, Gartner associates enjoy exceptional compensation and benefits, including:

  • An upbeat, positive culture. Integrity, objectivity, collaboration, results, and a no-limits mind-set are central to our values
  • Limitless growth. We work with you to help you meet your goals and advance within the company
  • Encouragement to be innovative and challenge status quo
  • Exposure to industry leading training and development
  • Performance-based recognition and rewards


Who are we?  

At Gartner, Inc. (NYSE:IT), we guide the leaders who shape the world.

Our mission relies on expert analysis and bold ideas to deliver actionable, objective insight, helping enterprise leaders and their teams succeed with their mission-critical priorities.

Since our founding in 1979, we’ve grown to more than 20,000 associates globally who support ~15,000 client enterprises in ~90 countries and territories. We do important, interesting and substantive work that matters. That’s why we hire associates with the intellectual curiosity, energy and drive to want to make a difference. The bar is unapologetically high. So is the impact you can have here.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?  

Our sustained success creates limitless opportunities for you to grow professionally and flourish personally. We have a vast, virtually untapped market potential ahead of us, providing you with an exciting trajectory long into the future. How far you go is driven by your passion and performance.

We hire remarkable people who collaborate and win as a team. Together, our singular, unifying goal is to deliver results for our clients.

Our teams are inclusive and composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations.

We invest in great leaders who bring out the best in you and the company, enabling us to multiply our impact and results. This is why, year after year, we are recognized worldwide as a great place to work .

What do we offer?  

Gartner offers world-class benefits, highly competitive compensation and disproportionate rewards for top performers. 

In our hybrid work environment, we provide the flexibility and support for you to thrive — working virtually when it's productive to do so and getting together with colleagues in a vibrant community that is purposeful, engaging and inspiring.

Ready to grow your career with Gartner? Join us.

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