Our client is a global payments company who are now looking for a Legal Counsel to join their legal team in San Francisco on a Fixed Term Contract until the end of 2020. This role will suit a business-savvy commercial attorney with excellent interpersonal skills, contract drafting and negotation and interpersonal skills. You will be part of their international eCommerce legal team, interacting with colleagues across the globe.
In this role you will provide high quality, business focused legal support directly to the legal team in San Francisco. The core component of your role will be assisting on the preparation and negotiation of commercial contracts. In this role you will liaise with customers, suppliers and senior attorneys in respect to negotiations and implementing solutions outside of the legal remit.
The ideal candidate will have:
- At least one year's experience in either the M&A, commercial or corporate law practice group of a law firm, or blue chip company
- Ideally, some experience in an in-house role
- Experience managing relationships with senior lawyers, customers and internal stakeholders
- Experience of documenting a wide range of commercial agreements
- Bar Admission
The team are looking for a problem solver with contract drafting skills. You will serve as a partner to the legal team and in this capacity must be highly efficient and able to deal with a large volume of work, possess strong analytical skills, and be able to learn quickly.
Exceptional written and oral communication skills are essential as is the ability to work with a broad range of internal and external stakeholders. Initially this role will be a one year contract with the potential for being extended or made permanent.
The SR Group (US), Inc. is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.