Do startups excite you?

Does a fast-paced work culture get your adrenaline rushing?

If yes, then LexStart is looking for you!

LexStart is a leading name for legal services in the startup sector in India. We take care of everything from pre-incorporation services to fundraising. At LexStart, the transition to remote work arrangements happened even before work from home became a thing!

 

We are on the threshold of expanding rapidly and plan on being the leader in the startup space in South East Asia in the next 5 years. So join us as we embark on this journey!

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Open Positions

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1

Corporate Lawyer

(Commercial Contracts)

What we need: 

 

A Corporate Lawyer well-versed in drafting commercial agreements. 

 

What you will do: 

 

  • Should be conversant with Contract/Agreement Vetting. This would include Contracts between business partners, such as purchase and sale agreements or joint venture agreements, service provider, agreements, vendor agreements, NDAs, employment agreements, licensing agreements, and other commercial contracts.

  • Should be updated with the latest amendments in the various corporate laws.

  • Drafting and reviewing Share Subscription Agreement, Shareholders' Agreements, and other transaction documentation.

  • Conducting Due Diligence for transactions 

  • Finalizing the Terms of Service and Privacy Policy for different clients

  • Helping various companies preparing and finalizing their Employee Stock Option Plans Policy (ESOP Policy) and staying updated with the latest amendments

What you need to have: 

 

  • Minimum 4 years of experience.

Salary would be as per industry standards for the right candidate.

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2

Company Secretary

What we need: 

 

A Company Secretary well-versed with the compliance needs of a startup and with a demonstrated experience of conducting due diligence exercises. 

 

What you will do: 

 

  • Handle compliances involved in private equity transactions. 

  • Conduct due diligence on the secretarial aspects of start-up companies. 

  • FEMA related compliances. 

What you need to have: 

 

  • Minimum 3-4 years of experience in corporate laws. 

  • An in-depth knowledge of Company law and FEMA Regulations. 

  • Having a LLB degree will be an advantage. 

 

Salary would be as per industry standards for the right candidate.

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3

Corporate Lawyer

(VC Transactions)

What we need: 

 

A Corporate Lawyer well-versed in drafting commercial agreements and handling VC transactions independently.  

 

What you will do: 

 

  • Structuring transactions

  • Drafting and negotiating Term Sheets

  • Drafting and negotiating Share Subscription Agreements, Share Purchase Agreements, Shareholders' Agreements, Co-Founders' Agreements, Escrow Agreements, ESOP Policies, Advisory stocks, amongst others.

  • Conducting legal and compliance due diligence for startups

  • Closing formalities for transactions

What you need to have: 

 

  • Minimum 4 years of VC transaction experience.

  • CS shall be an added advantage. 

Salary would be as per industry standards for the right candidate.

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4

Client Relation

What you will do: 

 

  • Assist with identifying partnerships

  • Assist with organizing workshops

  • Assist with new client communications

  • Identify opportunities for publications

  • Co-ordinate and send fee proposals

What you need to have: 

 

  • Basic knowledge of contracts, due diligence, shareholder agreements, ESOPs, Company incorporation, etc. 

  • A knack for business development.

Salary would be as per industry standards for the right candidate.

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5

Legal Content Writer

What you will do: 

 

  • Coordinate with Content Marketing Team

  • Create, brief, and/or review articles, infographics, social media content, press releases etc

  • Improve the quality of Online and Offline Content

  • Able to handle a team of freelancers, copywriters and take ownership of their output

What you need to have: 

 

  • Experience in writing legal content for articles, blogs, email campaigns, press releases, videos, social media, corporate collateral, whitepapers, brochures, etc

  • Experience & Qualification in Legal & compliance and accounting

  • Excellent command over the English language with a natural flair for writing

  • Excellent analytical skills & structured thinking capability

  • Takes ownership and shows a great deal of accountability

  • Able to work efficiently in an ambiguous and dynamic work environment

Salary would be as per industry standards for the right candidate.