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Citi: Lead Counsel – Mumbai, Apply by June 8, 2024

About Job

The Lead Counsel 1 position at Citi is an intermediate-level role based in Mumbai, responsible for providing legal counsel and support across various practice areas within the aligned countries/geographies of responsibility. This role involves offering legal advisory services to business managers, supervising external counsels, managing regulatory reporting, and staying informed of regulatory changes. The Lead Counsel 1 plays a vital role in addressing legal, regulatory, franchise, and reputational risks while providing proactive, business-oriented solutions. This page contains details about Citi: Lead Counsel.

About Organisation

Citi is a global financial services company with a strong presence in over 160 countries. Known for its commitment to excellence and innovation, Citi offers a wide range of financial products and services to individuals, corporations, governments, and institutions. With a focus on integrity and collaboration, Citi aims to drive compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations while safeguarding its clients and assets.


Candidates for the Lead Counsel 1 position should have 5-8 years of relevant industry experience, preferably in financial services. Strong leadership, interpersonal, and organizational skills are required, along with comprehensive knowledge of local laws and practices. Membership of the local Bar/Lawyers Association is also a prerequisite.

Role and Responsibilities

The Lead Counsel 1 will provide legal advisory services to business managers, advise on litigations and disputes, supervise external counsels, manage regulatory reporting, and stay informed of regulatory changes. They will also provide legal support to Country Business Management, coordinate provision of internal and external legal support to local businesses, and participate in relevant country-level governance committees.


Citi offers a competitive salary package and opportunities for professional development and career advancement. The role provides exposure to diverse legal challenges and the chance to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Mode and Location

This is a full-time, on-site position based in Mumbai, India. The selected candidate will work in Citi’s Mumbai office, collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to address legal and regulatory matters effectively.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates can apply via LinkedIn or through the official Citi website. Applications should include a resume and cover letter highlighting relevant experience and qualifications.

Important Dates

The deadline for applications is June 8, 2024. Interviews will be conducted thereafter, and the expected start date for the successful candidate will be communicated accordingly.

To apply or for more information, visit the official Citi website or apply directly via LinkedIn

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