Job Details

Senior Corporate Counsel

Company name

Micro Focus (IP) Ltd.

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Jan 18, 2021

Valid Through

May 03, 2021

Posted on

Jan 12, 2021

Years of Experience

Min 10 yrs required

Location

Plano, TX, United States

Employment Type

Full-time

Industry

Legal
Practice Area
Corporate >> Corporate - General
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Senior Corporate Counsel
The candidate acts as a legal advisor to assigned internal clients (including the range of company businesses and functions). Identifies legal risk and recommends solutions that help address the client’s objectives. Represents company in transactions, interactions or disputes with customers, suppliers, partners, and competitors. Balances the business interests of client groups with ultimate fiduciary responsibility to company. Represents the company before industry policy setting organizations, and other regulatory bodies. Manages the development of legal strategies for senior management of one or more units of a large global or regional business; or leads complex commercial transactions; or provides specialized legal expertise in one or more areas of strategic importance or having significant impact on revenue, risk, or policy for client base. Develops and recommends innovative process improvements to effectively address business needs. Identifies and resolves highly complex legal, regulatory, and business issues. Manages legal responsibilities for multiple client organizations with divergent priorities and needs. Leads complex, multidimensional projects or transactions. Takes full accountability for clients' legal needs by networking effectively to achieve resolution of matters outside of direct subject matter expertise or responsibility.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate should have advanced university degree in law (e.g. JD or LLB). Meets local legal license requirements. Typically have 10+ years of commercial legal experience at a law firm or in-house. Significant experience managing multiple, complex, strategic, specialty law projects, issues, and transactions is required. Should have Mastery of legal and relevant business knowledge in multiple practices areas. Must be recognized subject matter expert in a key practice area. Broad and deep knowledge of company policies, procedures, and practices is required. Mastery in negotiating or advising senior representatives of external and internal organizations on complex and high value/risk matters is required. Should have excellent presentation and facilitation skills.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Micro Focus (IP) Ltd.
5400 Legacy
Plano, TX 75024

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