You will be a member of the legal service delivery team for one or multiple global client(s), working closely with client’s in-house counsel teams in different geographies, including in the Americas, EMEA and APAC.
You will provide commercial and transactional support, working both independently on assigned projects, and collaboratively with the client’s in house team and the Elevate legal delivery teams across the globe.
You will be responsible for drafting, reviewing, redlining, negotiating various contracts and other transactional documents as well as conducting general and legal research and drafting well written memorandums.
Responsibilities & Qualifications
Specifically, you will
Review contracts against established standards and negotiate acceptable alternatives, working from templates and tools that you will help create
Compare contracts and highlight differences and similarities in memorandum format
Facilitate escalation of unresolved issues, approval and signature.
Update or draft playbooks and templates
Research and analyse areas of commercial law as relevant to the company’s business and future prospects, and prepare memos or position statements for different audiences
Provide high level legal research and memorandum drafting support for other simple to high complexity legal research assignments
5-8 years of total experience with at least 4 years of experience with commercial transactional support, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, particularly services and supply agreements, software license and SAAS agreements, procurement and other inbound agreements
Excellent track record in previous client support / customer service engagements
You may have added advantage, if you have : Experience conducting simple to complex legal research and memorandum draftingSome experience with contract management software
Skills for Success
Proven ability to work in a client-centric, deadline driven environment
vision - highly detail oriented, with good analytical skills, financial acumen, and business judgment
Excellent drafting skills, particularly depicting complex ideas clearly and concisely
Professionalism in both verbal and written work
Keen understanding and ability to comply with confidentiality obligations
Excellent listening as well as communication skills
Integrity and ability to own mistakes
Experience with Microsoft products like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint
LL.B. (LL.M. is a plus)
Bar examination passer
Elevate is the Law Company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. The company's legal, business and technology professionals extend and enable the resources and capabilities of customers worldwide.
Elevate's achievements and distinctions include :
Winner of the American Lawyer Industry Awards Best Alternative Legal Services Provider of the Year 2019.
Winner of British Legal Awards Alternative Service Provider of the Year 2019.
Winner of the IACCM Innovation and Excellence Awards 2019 - Outstanding Service Provider (Americas and Global).
Ranked as a Top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners five years in a row.