The Job

Job title: Legal Director, India & South Asia

Employment contract: Permanent

Location: Mumbai


You will be in charge of managing the legal matters of the affiliated companies of the Believe Group in India, mostly in contract and IP law. You will ensure the Group’s templates of contract and the Group’s processes are applied.

In practical terms, your tasks and responsibilities shall be:

  • Review and implement the guidelines, processes and policies decided by the Group, as adapted if needed to comply with the Indian local laws, and control they are applied;
  • Propose for improvements of such guidelines, policies and process, to ensure they always comply with legal requirements;
  • Draft and negotiate contracts with local customers (artists and music labels) or providers, in accordance with the Group guidelines. The main contracts are about the following areas: Copyright (including recording rights and publishing rights and any related grand of rights), Music and video digital distribution, Services designed for music artists, Live, Advertising, Collective right societies, Inter Company, Service Provider, Lease, Non-Disclosure Agreements;
  • Manage
    • corporate law matters, including M&A transactions, corporate “housekeeping” and legal finance aspects
    • Data protection matters (data protection structures and operational matters)
    • Compliance topics including training and structures as well as handling of compliance (related) cases
  • Assist on corporate life of the affiliated companies of the Group located in India and on local corporate operations;
  • Legal monitoring on Indian law, interface of the Group for any matter related to Indian law and risk prevention.
  • Review and advice on HR related queries, matters and legal aspects
  • Research and prepare legal opinions on various topics
  • Resolve day to day legal queries raised by multiple stakeholders of the Group
  • Working closing with the legal counsels on providing briefings, coordinating on legal matters and assisting with filling of matters.

In this framework, you will report into the Managing Director – Operations in India. You will work on a day-to-day basis with people located in India and with the Central Legal Department located in France.

You will have a proactive approach and will pay constant attention to support the needs and deployment of the Group, while you will protect its interests. The working environment is Indian and international, with a huge growth and ongoing restructuring.

You are known for your leadership and your organizational skills. You are thorough, autonomous and have good adaptation skills. You have a proven aptitude for management and reporting and are used to working with Groups headquartered out of India. Your inter-personal skills enable you to communicate with many persons, at different levels of the Group in India and abroad.


  • Work experience: minimum 12 years & preferred 14 years as a lawyer in an international Group, with a large background on entertainment and music. You are experienced on contract processing and deployment and control of Group processes.
  • Handled M&A related aspects in your experience.
  • Fluent English is essential (written and spoken), with legal practice. English is the main language used within the Group.
  • Preferable experience in company secretarial matters (board management & compliance).

Apply: If you think the job is made for you, please email your resume at or reach out to us at +91 9987373636.


Bachelor / Master’s degree in IP law and contract law

Additional Information

Benefits @Believe:

#Flexibility – Just punch in leaves, not intime and out time

#Office perks – a game of foosball, table tennis to bat the afternoon lackluster, free event pass for exclusive and limited shows, music subscription, etc

#Wellbeing – Caring by EUTELMED, professionals are at your disposal for advice and support, in your own language and culture

#Transperancy – engaged in secondary activity just disclose it to us

#Compensation – Tailor made flexi pay plan for tax saving

#Sustainability – You can be a part of CSR program, represent yourself as a #shaper and contribute to a better future.

Disclaimer: Believe is committed to ensuring equal opportunities in employment, regardless of origin, gender, morals, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, family status, pregnancy status, political opinions, union activities, religious beliefs, physical appearance, surname, place of residence, health status, or disability.

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