Senior Contract Attorney
Elevate Services
Taguig, PH
5d ago

Overview

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
  • Experience

  • 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
  • Technical Skills

  • Experience with Microsoft products like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint
  • Qualifications

  • LL.B. (LL.M. is a plus)
  • Bar examination passer
  • Company Information

    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.
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