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Legal Counsel

Company name

BAE Systems plc

Organization Type

In-House

Job Type

Attorney

Date Last Verified

Aug 13,2018

Posted on

Jul 20,2018

Years of Experience

5-10 yrs required

Location

Arlington, VA
Practice Area
Litigation >> Litigation - General/Commercial
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Legal Counsel The candidate will under general direction and in support of Senior Counsel, this position will function in a generalist role, with a primary focus on U.S. Government Contracts (including procurement, suspension and debarment issues, subcontracts in support of U.S. Government prime contracts, associated offset agreements, and other issues) and commercial transactions (including international opportunities). Will achieve business objectives while taking into account legal and regulatory considerations. Respond quickly and provide advice on a range of legal issues to executives and other employees. Conduct legal research and prepare written opinions based on that research. Guide the successful resolution of legal problems, examine various documents and data and provides counsel to the business on best courses of action. Assist internal contracts department with negotiation and preparation of contractual documents including, but not limited to, licenses, contracts, non-disclosure agreements and teaming agreements and support them with technical interpretations of governing laws and regulations. Advise supply chain management as they negotiate with subcontractors. Stay current on legislative issues, statutes, decisions, laws, regulations and ordinances. Participate in reviewing, interpreting and drafting various company policies and procedures. Analyze, prepare, and reviews various matters including contractual documents to ensure protection of Electronic Systems’ interests. May consult with or refer matters to outside counsel as required, typically upon recommendation of Senior Counsel. Assist with analysis and advice regarding litigation and pre-litigation matters. When directed, conduct internal investigations under the supervision of Senior Counsel. Assist in the preparation of various legal training courses. Accept other tasks as assigned by Senior Counsel, Chief Counsel, or Deputy Chief Counsel. Should have 5-10 years of legal experience in a law firm, in-house, or government setting. Must possess a JD degree along with strong undergraduate school credentials. Should have 5-10 years of legal experience in a law firm, in-house, or government setting with a primary focus on U.S. Government contracting. Current active Secret clearance or the ability to obtain such a clearance are needed. Must hold a license to practice law in at least one United State jurisdiction, preferably NY or VA. In depth knowledge of U.S. Government contracts issues, including FAR and DFARS is needed. Experience with Government Protests are needed. Knowledge of foreign military sales contract issues is preferred. Knowledge of ITAR, EAR and U.S. export control laws are preferred. Knowledge of international transactions are preferred.

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Req : 40815BR

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Hiring Coordinator
BAE Systems plc
1525 Wilson Boulevard
Suite 700
Arlington, VA 22209

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