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Legal Counsel job description example

We are looking for brilliant legal minds to join our growing legal dream team.

As a key member of our team, you will review, interpret and translate legal requirements and effectively communicating these to the business and external stakeholders.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to gain exceptional experience in a varied and fast-paced environment.

Legal Counsel duties and responsibilities

  • Provide legal support and advice to upper management on relevant legal issues
  • Ensure compliance with the internal controls, statutory regulations and other formalities
  • Calculate and handle risks in business process and decision making
  • Draft legal documents such as contracts, statements, agreements etc.
  • Execute procedures for protecting patents, trademarks, and industrial designs
  • Handle litigation
  • Keeping up with current changes on all relevant areas of laws and contributing to the enhancement of the knowledge base of the company’s legal function

Legal Counsel qualifications and requirements

  • MA in Law od similar relevant field
  • Previous working experience as a Legal Counsel for [X] year(s)
  • In-depth knowledge of administrative law and procedures
  • Good organisational, prioritisation and time-management skills
  • Arbitration and mediation skills
  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
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