Reserve Bank of India (RBI) hiring for Legal Consultant
Company :
Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Website :
Job Role :
Legal Consultant
Eligibility :
LLB/LLM/MPhil/PhD
Experience :
7 - 15 Years
Job Location :
Mumbai
Last Date :
14 May 2018

Company Profile:

The Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. The Central Office of the Reserve Bank was initially established in Calcutta but was permanently moved to Mumbai in 1937. The Central Office is where the Governor sits and where policies are formulated. Though originally privately owned, since nationalisation in 1949, the Reserve Bank is fully owned by the Government of India.

Job Details for Legal Consultant (Grade ‘F’):

Number of Posts: Two.

Reservation for SC, ST, OBC and PWD: The posts are not reserved for any category.

Job Responsibility:

a) Providing legal opinion on the matters referred by the Bank.
b) Providing legal advice on policy issues, support and guidance on any legal matters as desired by the Top Management.
c) Assisting Governor / Deputy Governor / Top Management whenever they are required to depose before the various committees of Parliament or any other such forum.
d) Providing support for finalizing the strategies for dealing with Court cases of importance for the Bank.
e) Vetting of draft legislation and sub-ordinate legislation.
f) Attending Conference with Legal Counsels whenever outside opinion is sought by the Bank and participating in meetings with Senior Government officials, when required by the Bank.
g) Preparing draft pleadings, briefing the Bank’s Advocates, attending proceedings before the court, etc.
h) Any other work as may be assigned by the Bank from time to time.

Nature of Appointment: Appointment will be on contract basis as Legal Consultant equivalent to the post of officer in Grade ‘F’.

Educational Qualifications (as on 23-04-2018): Bachelor’s Degree in Law recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of enrollment as an Advocate with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years. Master’s Degree / Ph.D in Law from a recognized university.

Experience (as on 23-04-2018): At least ‘fifteen years’ experience as an Advocate or as a Law Officer in the Legal Department of a large bank/financial institution /statutory corporation or in the Legal Department of Central/State Government or as a partner in a Law firm providing legal advice.

Desirable: Experience in Taxation laws, International laws, laws relating to Banking, Payment Systems, Forex and Cyber / IT Laws.

Age (as on 23-04-2018): Should not be below 45 years and above 55 years as on the date of advertisement.

Job Details for Legal Consultant (Grade ‘C’/’D’):

Number of Posts: Three.

Reservation for SC, ST, OBC and PWD: The post is not reserved for any category.

Job Responsibility:

a) Assisting the Legal Advisers generally in (i) carrying out Legal research (ii) providing legal opinions (iii) preparation of drafts of show cause notices and speaking orders for consideration of the authority competent to issue the same, as also to handle litigation, if any, and to carry out such official tasks as are assigned by the HoD or the Legal Adviser.
b) Providing legal opinion on the matters referred by the Bank.
c) Examining inter-departmental references and to provide opinion on legal issues arising therein.
d) Providing support for finalizing the strategies for dealing with important Court cases.
e) Vetting of draft legislation and sub-ordinate legislation.
f) Attending Conferences with Legal Counsels whenever outside opinion is required and participating in meetings with Senior Government officials.
g) Providing support and guidance on any legal matters.
h) Preparing draft pleadings, briefing the Bank’s Advocates, attending proceedings before the court.
i) Any other work as may be assigned by the Bank from time to time.

Nature of Appointment: Appointment will be on contract basis as Legal Consultant equivalent to the post of officer in Grade C / D.

Educational Qualifications (as on 23-04-2018): Bachelor’s Degree in Law recognized by the Bar Council of India for the purpose of enrollment as an Advocate with a minimum of 50% marks or equivalent in the aggregate of all semesters/years. Master’s Degree /Ph.D. in Law from a recognized university.

Experience (as on 23-04-2018): At least ‘Seven years’ experience as an Advocate or as a Law Officer in the Legal Department of a large bank/financial institution/statutory corporation or in the Legal Department of Central/State Government or as a partner in a Law firm providing legal advice.
Desirable: Experience in Taxation laws, International laws, laws relating to Banking, Payment Systems, Forex and Cyber / IT Laws.

Age (as on 23-04-2018): Should not be below 30 years and above 45 years.

Application Fee:

SC/ST/PWD Intimation Charges only Rs.100/-.

GEN/OBC Application fee including intimation charges Rs.600/-.

How to Apply:

The Online Applications can be filled up to May 14, 2018 till 12:00 midnight.