Venture Capital Job – Senior Manager (Legal) – Matrix Partners India

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About the job

We are expanding the legal team at Matrix Partners India. This is a new role within the Matrix Legal team.

Please apply only if:

  • You are keen to be a part of an early-stage startup ecosystem;
  • You understand the scope of the role in a Venture fund.

About Matrix Partners India:

Founded in 2006, Matrix India is a pre-eminent VC fund that invests in companies targeting the Indian consumer and enterprise market at the seed, early, and early growth stages. The firm has invested in several market-leading companies such as Ola (mobility), Dailyhunt (local language media and short video platform), Razorpay (payments), OfBusiness (B2B Commerce), Five Star Business Finance (SME lending), Ola Electric (electric vehicles), DealShare (social commerce), Stanza Living (student housing), OneCard (mobile-first credit card), Country Delight (D2C dairy & fresh foods brand), GoKwik (e- commerce enablement), Captain Fresh (seafood marketplace), Bijnis (B2B platform for factories), Jupiter (consumer neobank), Mswipe (mobile POS), Zupee (leading skill-based gaming app), and Oxyzo (a tech- enabled smart financing solution provider) among others.

Matrix India has advisory offices in Bangalore, Delhi, and Mumbai. Matrix Partners has a global network of funds investing in the US, China, and India.Further information is available at

To know more about our investment philosophy check out the #MatrixMoments podcast series.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and guidance on venture capital investments.
  • Draft and review legal documents, ensuring they protect the firm’s and clients’ interests.
  • Conduct extensive legal research and analysis to support decision-making.
  • Assist in fund formation matters and investment transactions.
  • Work closely with early-stage to large-scale venture-backed companies.
  • Proactively track and manage action items across teams and portfolios.
  • Engage in strategic legal planning to support firm objectives.
  • Undertake legal risk assessment in investments.
  • Work collaboratively yet independently, understanding the demanding nature of the role.


  • A degree in law.
  • 6-8 years in VC/PE legal roles and familiarity with the Indian PE / VC legal requirements.
  • Exceptional analytical, communication, and project management skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks in a high-pressure environment.

About the role:

We are seeking a legal counsel who has experience in the VC/PE space and is eager for a ringside view of VC operations. This role is for someone who is solution-oriented, curious, and understands our role as a catalyst for startups. The ideal candidate will appreciate the demanding yet rewarding nature of the job, which extends beyond standard working hours to ensure success and satisfaction.


  • Interest in the start-up ecosystem
  • Analytical & strategic thinking
  • Capable of independent thinking & problem-solving
  • Intellectual curiosity

What We Offer:

  • A challenging yet rewarding role with opportunities for professional growth.
  • Direct involvement in the startup ecosystem and venture capital operations.
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package.

How to Apply:

  • Email your application to including your LinkedIn profile (if available) and updated resume.

Interview Process:

  • Multiple interviews with [Rupali Sharma (Director – Human Capital), Prasad Subramanyan (Director and Head of Legal).
  • Set of Psychometric tests like MBTI.
  • Case Study during the interview.

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