Work closely with cross-functional teams to properly balance potential legal, regulatory, and brand risks against competing business objectives while providing legal advice and guidance regarding strategic initiatives and growth strategies.
Drafting and negotiating complex business transactions, including incentive, brand and strategic alliance agreements with traditional payment system participants like issuers, merchants, processors, and new payment system participants such as fintechs, neobanks and wallets
Drafting of standard product terms and templates for use in support of Visa’s current and new business initiatives across the India and South Asia region.
Provide advice and guidance to business and product teams regarding deal structures and key risks and on identifying and resolving legal issues
Be an effective representative/ stakeholder for the India & South Asia Legal team in the global legal office and Country management, and liaise with/cooperate with other members of the global and regional Visa legal team
Assist in regulatory and government engagements/consultations on payment regulations across the India & South Asia region and be an effective strategic advisor to the business and government engagement teams
Qualification & Experience
10+ years legal experience, some of which must be at a top tier law firm or MNC
Strong academic credentials, including a degree from a well-recognized and reputable law school
Must be able to work independently and interface with executive level stakeholders with little or no supervision, but also be a good team player
Must be a practical and proactive problem-solver, must have a strong business acumen and be confident, mature and calm under fire