International Legal Counsel

Job Title
International Legal Counsel
Job Location
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Job Description
  • Purpose of Position
    Under general supervision, to provide legal counsel and advice on international legal activities for the Company and its subsidiaries and alliances, including sales, litigation, environmental regulations, regulatory and labor law compliance; to advise Regional Senior Management on the structuring, negotiation and documentation of projects, transactions and operations in the Region; to serve as legal counsel to Regional management with the objective of ensuring legal fitness and compliance with local laws and regulations.
  • Minimum Requirements
    Law degree from an accredited institution and admission to the Bar or Law Society or legal association of practitioners or equivalent professional body and current practicing Certificate or equivalent document (where available)
  • Experience: 
    1. Four (4) years related experience as an attorney, either in a private law firm or the legal department of a publicly-held corporation
    2. Two (2) years’ experience in commercial, corporate law or litigation
  • Technical Expertise: 
    1. Strong analytical ability, understanding of commercial and business practices and environment
    2. Fluency in English and relevant local language (both written and spoken)
    3. In-depth knowledge of relevant laws and legal procedures and practices
    4. Knowledge of labor relations practices and procedures
    5. Excellent consultative skills with substantial experience in providing business focused advice on diverse legal issues Supervise licensing payments, expenditure and reporting in accordance with the company standard operating procedures.