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Senior Counsel

Company name

Novus International

Organization Type


Job Type


Date Last Verified

Nov 11,2019

Valid Through

Feb 24,2020

Posted on

Sep 16,2019

Years of Experience

Min 8 yrs required


Saint Charles, MO, United States

Employment Type



Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - M&A
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Senior Counsel
Duties: Providing global legal advice to management on a wide variety of issues. Advising/negotiating, drafting, and reviewing all types of agreements for various transactions, including consulting, supply, distribution, manufacturing, research, sales and services agreements. Advising the Company on transactional matters including M&A activities, e.g. overseeing and managing the due diligence process, drafting and reviewing transactional documents as needed, providing support on related labor, intellectual property, regulatory issues. Advising on employment issues, with the assistance of outside counsel, as appropriate. Working with, managing and ensuring cost effective services from outside counsel. Assisting in the development of the annual legal budget and providing input on managing costs to keep legal expenses in-line with budgeted amounts. Advising on other legal matters that relate to any and all aspects of the Company’s business, particularly related to general corporate and international matters.

Qualification and Experience

Qualifications: A degree of scientific/chemical industry background or experience helpful. Licensed to practice in Missouri or willing to become licensed. A JD degree (law degree). 8+ years of hands-on experience in legal matters related to complex transactions. Corporate in-house law experience supporting a variety of functions preferred. Experience handling employment law matters either domestically or internationally desired. Experience either as a strong supporter of or directly responsible for components of M&A transactions a plus. Prefer an individual who has worked for an organization with an international (ex-U.S.) operational presence or having foreign (ex-U.S.) ownership. Superior communication skills including excellent command of the English language (spoken and written) with the ability to tailor style, content and delivery to a wide range of clients. Excellent drafting skills and experience drafting complex contracts. Excellent presentation and relationship-building skills; sensitive to cultural differences within a global organization and resulting impact on work environment and legal compliance.

Additional info

Ref. EXECU01019

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Novus International
20 Research Park Drive
Saint Charles, MO 63304