Elevate is recruiting a Se nior Contract Attorney to join our Legal Team and work closely with client’s in-house counsel team in different geographies(America, EMEA, APAC) to provide them commercial and transactional support.
As part of the team 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 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 the area 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
5-8years of total experience with minimum experience of 6 years with commercial transactional support, drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts, particularly services and supply agreements, software license and SAAS agreements, procurement and other inbound agreements
Experience with Microsoft products like Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint
Experience conducting simple to complex legal research and memorandum drafting
Excellent track record in previous client support / customer service engagements
Some experience with contract management software
Skills for Success
Proven ability to work in a client-centric, deadline driven environment
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
Have experience providing transactional contracts support including reviewing, redlining, drafting, managing various types of contracts for a multinational company
Highly organized, excellent researcher and writer who is passionate about delivering high quality analysis and written work product
LL.B. (LL.M. is a plus)
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.