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Legal Counsel Senior Consultant

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Company Avanade Inc. Location Saint Louis, MO, United States



2-3 yrs required



Nov 07, 2022

Feb 20, 2023

Sep 08, 2022


Legal Counsel Senior Consultant
The candidate will mainly partner with business line management, business development executives, contract managers and other functions on commercial matters, especially client deals. Assess and guide a variety of business stakeholders on legal and commercial risks associated with transactions, their potential impact and suggested mitigating actions. Structure, draft, review and negotiate a broad range of IT consulting and system integrator related service contracts and related documents. Assist various business stakeholders in clarifying and balancing risk and reward in relation to the service offerings and individual client arrangements and mitigating risk to protect the company's assets and profitability. Guide business stakeholders on questions of contract performance. Escalate variances from contracting policy or unusual commercial and legal risks. Stay abreast of legal developments affecting the firm, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into the firm's transactional practices. Develop internal trainings, guidelines, toolkits and packaged knowledge on various legal and business issues. Develop subject matter expertise in one or more areas that benefit the firm Legal Group and/or the business. Promote and implement initiatives introduced by the firm Legal Group. Manage and ensure that corporate governance requirements are met, up to date and in compliance with local laws. Support the global compliance strategy and the related global compliance programs implementation, also working with the global compliance team. Manage issues and disputes, minimize potential for litigation and foster protection of the firm's reputation. Provide legal education and training for the employees. Handle other duties as may be assigned on a case-by-case basis. Degree in law is required. Strong academic credential is required. Should have 2-3 years of experience as an attorney, drafting and negotiating contracts (working in a corporate legal department, especially experience in the IT and/or consulting industry is a plus).

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Avanade Inc.
2211 Elliott Avenue
Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98121

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