JOB POST: Legal Associate at Maersk [Legal Shared Services], Mumbai: Apply by Nov 16

About the Opportunity

Maersk is a Danish integrated shipping company. They are looking to hire a Legal Associate with 1-3 years of PQE, for their Mumbai office.

About Maersk

Maersk is a Danish integrated shipping company. They are active in ocean and inland freight transportation and associated services, such as supply chain management and port operation. This company, Maersk has been the biggest container ship and supply vessel operator in the world since 1996. It has been operating in 130 countries, across the globe.

Maersk Legal Shared Services provides legal, claims, and compliance services to a diverse range of functions across the Maersk Group.

Job Description

  • Job profile includes Reviewing and negotiating contracts involving typical contract management tasks for example, renewals, signatures, liaising with corporate legal for notarizations, legalizations, and other things.
  • Ensuring correct archiving and storage of documents, contracts, corporate documents, and official documents in the contract management or other internal tools
  • Assisting with KYC (Know Your Counterparty), compliance review, and initial admin processes, and related sharing of documents.
  • Supporting timely facilitation of annual board meetings and related requirements for all Maersk Oil Trading entities, including engaging with company secretaries to ensure compliance with local company legislative requirements as well as Maersk Group requirements.
  • Ensuring delegation of authority and financial mandates are duly updated and issued in alignment with finance and risk management.
  • Assisting with insurance renewals, providing relevant documentation to insurance brokers and underwriters, and keeping the overview of existing policies, with associated covers, deadlines, expiry dates, etc.
  • Supporting the Chief Legal Counsel and Head of Governance and Compliance in Maersk Oil Trading with contract management/governance.
  • Develop ‘eye to eye’ relationship and engagement with internal stakeholders and implement process capability.
  • Provide consistent and predictable high-quality service to business partners and end customers.


  • Education: Bachelor of Law
  • Work Experience: 1-3 years in the following
    • From an in-house function in an internationally oriented law firm or an international corporation with experience in dealing (drafting, reviewing, negotiating, and finalizing) with agreements.
    • Contract management and process management experience (Preferred)

Skills and Competencies

  • Understanding fuel trading and maritime law is preferred but not a requirement.
  • Capability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent English skills both oral as well as written are required and proven capability in MS Office is expected
  • Behavioral Skills:
    • Flexible and business supportive mind-set
    • A strong communicator, equally capable of engaging with stakeholders and colleagues alike.
    • An ability to deliver independently and timely.

How to Apply

  • Click on ‘Apply’ after being redirected to the job posting page. (Link at the end of this post)
  • Create your profile.
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  • Fill in the online application form.



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