Lawyer Corporation Job Description Sample
Coverage Lawyer For Alternative Investments
Morgan Stanley is a leading global financial services firm providing a wide range of investment banking, securities, investment management and wealth management services. The Firm's employees serve clients worldwide including corporations, governments and individuals from more than 1,200 offices in 43 countries.
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management is one of the largest retail broker-dealers and serves the needs of individuals and small and mid-sized institutional clients through a network of approximately 16,000 financial advisors located throughout the U.S.
As a market leader, the talent and passion of our people is critical to our success. Together, we share a common set of values rooted in integrity, excellence and strong team ethic. Morgan Stanley can provide a superior foundation for building a professional career – a place for people to learn, achieve and grow. A philosophy that balances personal lifestyles, perspectives and needs is an important part of our culture.
Legal and Compliance Division
Professionals within Legal and Compliance provide a wide range of services to our business units. They might help to structure a complex and sensitive cross-border transaction; advise on a new product introduction; develop a training program or defuse an investor dispute. They preserve the firm's invaluable reputation for integrity and protect the firm from sanctions with policies and procedures that meet regulatory requirements around the world. They also strive to maintain cooperative relationships with governmental policy makers and the regulatory and self-regulatory agencies that govern the firm's businesses.
Background on the Position
Morgan Stanley Wealth Management Legal and Compliance Division is seeking to hire a lawyer to provide legal coverage for its Alternative Investments business. Specifically, the attorney will focus on alternative investment transactions and projects related thereto, including private equity funds, real estate funds, hedge fund and fund of funds. The position will be located in Midtown Manhattan and/or Purchase, NY.
The lawyer will be part of a team of six alternative investments lawyers reporting to the head of the Alternative Investments legal team. The lawyer will have significant interaction with the business unit, and will work closely with the other lawyers on the alternative investments team. The lawyer will be a member of a broader group of advisory attorneys servicing Morgan Stanley Wealth Management's products and services, and the role will involve coordination with attorneys covering Morgan Stanley's Institutional Securities Group, Morgan Stanley's Investment Management Group and Compliance coverage for these affiliates and the wealth management businesses.
In particular, the position is expected to involve: analyzing, reviewing, negotiating, structuring and approving matters relating to the offering and distribution of alternative investments (e.g., placement agent, advisory and other fund/manager relationships, fund or feeder fund formation and client documentation, and marketing materials). In addition, the attorney will be involved in various regulatory matters and business projects, both independently and in coordination with other team members, as necessary. The attorney will also work closely with Compliance, Risk and the business unit to implement new regulatory initiatives and respond to regulatory inquiries; coordinate with Operations and IT personnel and other coverage attorneys to address business enhancement needs and regulatory changes; and identify legal and other risks.
The candidate will be closely involved in (among others):
The distribution of complex fund or feeder fund offerings, including drafting and negotiating placement agent or other distribution agreements, servicing agreements, review of offering documents (e.g., Private Placement Memoranda, Limited Partner Agreements, Subscription Agreements, Side Letters, etc.) and ongoing fund communications
Advising on legal obligations arising in connection with corporate governance, investor relations, fund raising and investing activities
Reviewing marketing materials and investor presentations (including track record data)
Reviewing early stage transaction documents (NDAs, term sheets, agreements) where external legal counsel has not yet been engaged
The supervision (and coordination with external counsel with respect to) fund formation, investment activity, platform maintenance/compliance, and regulatory matters
Reviewing and negotiating client account documentation related to alternative investment product and services and ongoing corporate communications
Review and interpret relevant statutes, rules and regulations applicable to wealth management products and services
Advising on contentious matters relating to private equity funds, hedge funds, fund of funds and client investments, working closely with Morgan Stanley's litigation department as necessary
Advising business and coordinating responses with respect to any regulatory examinations or inquiries
Advising and providing legal guidance for new product approvals
A minimum of three (3) years relevant experience working on alternative investment matters (e.g., private equity funds, hedge funds,) with a top quality law firm and/or in-house experience with a financial services firm, including a bank, broker-dealer, investment advisory firm, private equity, real estate or hedge fund.
The candidate should have experience with U.S. securities and other laws, including the Securities Act of 1933 (including Regulation D), the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Investment Advisers Act of 1940, the Investment Company Act of 1940, as they relate to private placements and onshore and offshore alternative investment funds.
Experience on broker-dealer/FINRA matters a plus, along with related experience with applicable ERISA and tax issues.
Candidates should have experience in managing complex transactions and projects and must be able to work independently when needed and also collaborate with cross functional groups. .
Professional maturity, confidence, presence and initiative
Excellent judgment and analytical skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Strong management and administrative skills
Team work and ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
Professional Support Lawyer - Corporate & Securities
The purpose of this position is to:
- assist attorneys in understanding the relevant legal and commercial developments required of the Corporate & Securities practice area in order that they can better service the firm's clients;
- assist in the development and maintenance of the C&S knowledge management precedent base;
- promote best and consistent practice, promote a collaborative environment, and act as a resource to all U.S. C&S lawyers
- over time, assist the practice group partners in developing and implementing a best-in-class, experiential training program in each of the core C&S areas of (a) M&A/PE, (b) leveraged finance, and (c) capital markets.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Oversee implementation of a knowledge management program within the Corporate & Securities Practice Group to achieve improved communication and resources for legal skills and client development;
To work with practice group partners to organize and contribute to training sessions aimed at briefing attorneys on changes to the law, practice and precedents;
To keep attorneys abreast of new points of law and current market developments;
Practice and foster an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation;
Over time to liaise with attorneys and contribute as required to the production of articles, briefings, newsletters or other materials for circulation to clients or to be published in selected journals; and
To produce materials for, and assist with internal and external seminars.
Additional Job Description
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:
A thorough understanding of the Corporate & Securities practice group and related areas of law, their markets, and services delivered specifically for: (a) M&A/PE, (b) leveraged finance and (c) capital markets. Self-starter with a positive attitude, strong interpersonal skills and ability to clearly and effectively communicate with varying levels of people within and outside of the Firm. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and organizational skills. Ability to prioritize and coordinate work. Ability to adapt to changing conditions. Ability to work independently and to perform as a member of a geographically dispersed team. Ability to think critically and analytically in a pressured environment. Ability to deliver superior service to internal attorneys and Firm clients.
Familiarity with basic legal technology systems and the ability to learn new technology applications.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
At least 4+ years of experience as a practitioner in the areas of Corporate & Securities.
Prior knowledge management experience preferred.
Experience as a trainer, teacher or coach valued.
Dechert LLP is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination. The Firm prohibits unlawful discrimination in any term or condition of employment against any employee or applicant for employment because of the individual's race, color, creed, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, disability, membership or service in the armed forces, or any other characteristic protected by law.
OverviewJoin an award-winning company!
Toll Brothers, America's leading builder of luxury homes, seeks an experienced Securities Lawyer to join our legal team at our corporate headquarters in Horsham, Pennsylvania.
This is an excellent opportunity to one of the nation's most respected Fortune 500 companies!
2018 WORLD'S MOST ADMIRED COMPANIES LIST #1 in Home Building Four Years in a Row - Fortune magazine
Excellent academic credentials required; 6-8 years of experience as an SEC Attorney, in-house experience strongly preferred, to perform the following duties:
Prepare and review annual and quarterly reports, current reports, and other SEC filings
Prepare materials for board of directors and board committee meetings
Provide advice on compliance with the Dodd-Frank Act, the Sarbanes-Oxley Act, NYSE corporate governance rules, and other governance matters
Prepare proxy statements and related items for the annual stockholders' meeting
Provide advice on executive compensation program matters and Section 16 beneficial ownership reporting compliance
Prepare and review securities offering documents for corporate public offerings.
Support the General Counsel on other corporate matters, including oversight of subsidiary management, advice on Delaware corporate law issues, and negotiation of corporate agreements and commercial contracts
We offer a highly competitive compensation package.
Come and see why Toll Brothers has been attracting and retaining some of the best professionals in the industry!
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Advertising & Marketing Lawyer
Sony Music Entertainment is a global recorded music company with a roster of current artists that includes a broad array of both local artists and international superstars, as well as a vast catalog that comprises some of the most important recordings in history. Sony Music Entertainment is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation of America.
Sony Music is committed to providing equal employment opportunity for all persons regardless of age, disability, national origin, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran or military status, genetic information or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.
The Advertising & Marketing Lawyer reports to SVP, Corporate Deputy General Counsel, Business and Legal Affairs.
Advise internal clients on marketing campaigns with contesting/sweepstakes elements, including:
Drafting rules for contests and sweepstakes for internal clients.
Reviewing, negotiating and drafting promotion, prize provider and promotion-related vendor agreements.
Reviewing and revising official rules for contests and sweepstakes with external partners to ensure compliance, including bonding and registration as necessary.
Keeping current with terms and conditions and promotion guidelines for current and emerging social medial sites (FB, Twitter, etc.), user-generated content sites and influencer campaigns.
Presenting to internal clients on current topics relevant to contests and sweepstakes, including social media platforms' promotions guidelines and FTC guidelines.
Oversee SME's global trademark portfolio, overseeing all filings, office actions and enforcement decisions; review watch notices and advise on, and execute, appropriate action.
Supervise trademark searches and clearances, and analyze and advise on results for internal clients, including providing written risk assessments of trademark usage; advise on, and oversee, filing of new trademark registrations.
Assist with management of trademark litigation; negotiate and draft settlements regarding trademark conflicts
Conduct internal trainings and presentations on the basics of trademark law and the process of trademark search and clearances.
Advise on, draft and effect local registrations and agreements for commercial co-ventures.
Assist with a variety of commercial agreements on an as-needed basis.
J.D. and New York bar admission required.
At least 2 years of experience in a law firm or in-house position focusing on advertising a
Assistant VP - Legal Affairs - In-House Lawyer
Drafting and reviewing a wide range of legal documents, including policies and contracts.
Coordinating and working with the international team on various international legal and regulatory issues
Coordinating and filing applications for trademarks in the United States and in other countries.
Reviewing and supervising litigation in appropriate circumstances to minimize the exposure to the company and educating management as to how to avoid future litigation; evaluating risks, legal costs, and related matters to advise the company on the likely outcomes of litigation.
Coordinating and managing outside counsel to ensure adequate representation and achievement of corporate employee relations; recommending outside counsel where appropriate and participate in the preparation of the company's position, including through the preparation, revision, and filing of court pleadings and papers.
Additional responsibilities as required.
May train and evaluate support staff.
Support of and involvement in company, department, and/or safety policies, procedures, programs and activities.
Maintain a clean and orderly work area.
Law Degree with a minimum five (5) years professional legal experience in a corporate or law firm environment. Background in either litigation or corporate law considered.
Admitted to practice law in a State.
Good communication skills and an ability to interact effectively with staff and operations personnel.
An appreciation of business objectives and managerial problems.
Ability to clearly translate into lay terms and effectively communicate the legal conditions which affect business opportunities and problems.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
Employee must exert up to 30 lbs. of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 lbs. of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include near acuity, far acuity, depth perception, accommodation, color vision, and field of vision.
Notice to Recruiters
We prefer that candidates apply directly rather than through recruiters. Recruiters must contact the Human Resource Department prior to submitting a resume, may only submit resumes to the Human Resource Department and may not contact hiring managers without Human Resource permission.
This description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of responsibilities and qualifications.
The position, duties, and qualifications are subject to change at any time.
Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Lawyer And Associate General Counsel
LG - Legal, Regulatory & Gov't Affairs
Estimated Travel Percentage (%): Up to 25%
Relocation Provided: No
AIG Employee Services, Inc.
AIG is looking to add a highly skilled Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Attorney to its Global Legal, Compliance and Regulatory department in New York City. This role offers the opportunity to join an award winning Legal department and work directly with key members of Legal, Compliance, IT and various business teams on a variety of cutting edge projects.
We are seeking an experienced privacy professional with in-depth knowledge of international, federal and state laws and regulations regarding data protection, privacy and data security to provide counsel on data privacy and security related matters. As the Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Attorney, you will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic and experienced team on privacy and information security issues impacting AIG's products, businesses, customers and employees globally. You will work with cross functional teams to develop the privacy and cybersecurity legal strategy, and design innovative privacy and security solutions, for our business partners.
Advising on legal and regulatory developments impacting data privacy and data security, including identifying trends and potential impacts on the business's risk management activities.
Guiding business leaders and effectively counseling multiple business partners in a matrix organization on data privacy and data security legal requirements for new products and services, including in the areas of data analytics (including the use of "big data"), Internet of things (IoT), mobile apps, wearables, artificial intelligence (AI), and digital marketing initiatives.
Advising AIG's global businesses on complying with global data privacy and cybersecurity laws while enabling the development and execution of data driven business initiatives.
Providing legal guidance on the company's global data privacy and data security programs and providing support for their implementation, maintenance and compliance throughout the organization.
Advising on data privacy and data security legal requirements for the company's third-party risk management program, including negotiating, drafting and reviewing the global data privacy and security provisions in agreements with service providers, business partners and other transaction parties.
Supporting the Chief Information Security Officer in drafting and/or reviewing IT Security policies, standards and programs to ensure adherence to global data security legal requirements.
Managing and coordinating with local privacy lawyers in-country to evaluate and, where appropriate, help design products and services for compliance with local data privacy laws and data security regulations.
Working with Compliance colleagues, including AIG's Chief Privacy Officer, developing and providing business partners general and targeted data privacy and data security counseling and training.
Managing potential liability and other legal aspects related to data privacy and data security incidents and supporting the company's incident response program, including investigating potential incidents, identifying applicable legal obligations, and supporting incident response.
Responding to regulatory inquiries and serving as a liaison with regulators on privacy and data security issues, in coordination with local legal, compliance and other stakeholders as appropriate.
Developing and updating data privacy templates (e.g., contract language, consents, and privacy notices), and providing counseling on the use of such templates to Compliance colleagues and lawyers in-country, as business needs and data privacy laws and regulations change.
Providing legal support to work streams and processes relating to the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), including advising on Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs), and, when finalized, the EU ePrivacy Regulation.
Managing outside counsel and third-party consulting firms on discreet data privacy and data security projects, as needed.
Experienced lawyer with a minimum of 8+ years of experience in Data Privacy and Cybersecurity at a major law firm and/or with a large multinational/global organization, or within a government agency.
The Ideal candidate will have a legal background that reflects a strategic focus on data privacy and data security, but will also have had experience advising on big data, data analytics, and data usage legal strategy.
Expertise in U.S., European, and other international data privacy laws, regulations and practices, including an in-depth understanding of the GDPR.
Experience negotiating data privacy and data security provisions in third party agreements.
Experience in responding to regulatory inquiries involving data privacy and data security matters.
Experience responding to data incidents, including forensic investigations, notifications to consumers and regulators, and other external communications.
Knowledge of data security laws, industry standards and best practices.
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of internal management, customers, regulators and other stakeholders across national boundaries and cultures.
Familiarity with information technology developments, including cybersecurity software and the cloud industry.
Relevant technical certifications such as a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), or Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or other relevant certifications offered by the International Association of Privacy Professionals preferred.
Member of the New York State Bar or otherwise qualified to practice law in New York as a registered in-house counsel.
It has been and will continue to be the policy of American International Group, Inc., its subsidiaries and affiliates to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal opportunity to all qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, age, gender, gender expression, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other legally protected categories.
At AIG, we believe that diversity and inclusion are critical to our future and our mission – creating a foundation for a creative workplace that leads to innovation, growth, and profitability. Through a wide variety of programs and initiatives, we invest in each employee, seeking to ensure that our people are not only respected as individuals, but also truly valued for their unique perspectives.
Company Lawyer / Economist Business Management (M/W/D) Am Standort Berlin
D-22763 HamburgFriedensallee 254Euler Hermes Deutschland AG2018-08-31T00:00:000falseEuler Hermes ist weltweit führend in der Kreditversicherung und eines der führenden Unternehmen in den Bereichen Bürgschaftsübernahme, Garantien und Inkasso. Euler Hermes beschäftigt in über 50 Ländern mehr als 6.000 Mitarbeiter und bietet ein komplettes Dienstleistungsspektrum für das Forderungsmanagement.~crlf~Euler Hermes hat ein Kreditinformations-Netz aufgebaut, mit dem es die finanzielle Stabilität von über 40 Millionen Unternehmen in allen Ländern analysieren kann.
Euler Hermes, eine Tochter der Allianz, ist an der NYSE Euronext Paris (ELE.PA) zugelassen und wird von Standard & Poor's mit AA- bewertet.Sind Sie interessiert? Dann freuen wir uns auf Ihre Bewerbung über unser Online-Portal. Für weitere Informationen über Karrieremöglichkeiten bei Euler Hermes gehen Sie bitte auf unsere Webseite: http://www.eulerhermes.de/de/karriere/karriere.html.~crlf~~crlf~DEDie Allianz ist das Zuhause für alle, die sich trauen – ein Arbeitgeber, der seinen Mitarbeitern den Raum bietet, sich zu entfalten und dadurch unsere weltweite Marktführerschaft aktiv mitzugestalten.
Die Allianz kümmert sich aufrichtig um Menschen, sowohl um 85 Millionen Privat- und Firmenkunden als auch um mehr als 142.000 Mitarbeiter. Die Allianz fördert eine Unternehmenskultur, die ihre Mitarbeiter befähigt, gemeinsam Großes zu erschaffen, Höchstleistungen zu erzielen, neue Wege zu gehen und die Branche herauszufordern. Wir streben danach, der vertraute Partner an der Seite unserer Kunden zu sein und ihnen das Vertrauen zu geben, den nächsten Schritt zu wagen.
Trauen Sie sich, und werden Sie Teil der Allianz Gruppe.~crlf~~crlf~Die Allianz ist ein Arbeitgeber, der Chancengleichheit fördert. Bei uns ist jeder willkommen, unabhängig von Merkmalen wie Geschlecht, Alter, Herkunft, Nationalität, Rasse oder ethnischer Zugehörigkeit, Religion, Behinderung oder sexueller Orientierung.Euler Hermes Deutschland AGExportkreditgarantien sind seit Jahrzehnten etablierte und bewährte Außenwirtschaftsförderderinstrumente der Bundesregierung. Exportkreditgarantien schützen Exportgeschäfte in schwierigen und risikoreichen Märkten im Ausland vor einem Zahlungsausfall aus wirtschaftlichen oder politischen Gründen.
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Senior Lawyer, Lawyer III
Cargill is seeking to hire a Food Law Lawyer at its worldwide headquarters in Minneapolis. This is an in-house lawyer position within Cargill's Global Law Team, which is comprised of approximately 350 legal professionals working in over 30 Cargill offices worldwide.
The lawyer filling this position will provide legal counsel to Cargill, Incorporated and its affiliates and will be a part of the Cargill Law Department and its Food Law Team. This lawyer will work closely with
Lawyers and other legal professionals within the Cargill's Global Law Department Cargill businesses (primarily in the U.S. but also globally) and their commercial, operations and food safety/quality/regulatory personnel Cargill Corporate Food Safety and Regulatory Affairs
Cargill Scientific and Regulatory Affairs and Research & Development
Cargill Business Operation and Supply Chain
Cargill Corporate Affairs, and
Outside legal and technical resources.
- Provide proactive food, feed, cosmetics and pharmaceutical law counsel, advice and solutions to Cargill's U.S. and global businesses – 45%
- Provide training, education, coaching and guidance on compliance with and legal and business implications of new food and feed laws/regulations to Law Team members and other Cargill stakeholders – 10%
- Provide support for food and feed-related policy development and implementation and provide legal advice to Cargill businesses/stakeholders/trade associations on proposed or new legislation and regulation
- Provide counseling relating to new product development, including GRAS applications and substantiation and communication of health, nutrition, and other regulated food and feed-related claims
Advise Cargill businesses on food and feed product retrieval events (recalls, withdrawals, etc), interfacing with Cargill business, customer and/or supplier legal counsel, as necessary, and manage and/or provide support/guidance to food/feed-related information requests, investigations, enforcement actions and litigation relating to Cargill's food and feed businesses, including the retention, supervision and management of outside counsel, if necessary – 10%
Engage with federal and state food and feed regulatory authorities, as appropriate, to manage Cargill food and feed law issues and opportunities and all other duties as assigned – 10%
Ability to travel up to 10-15%, including internationally.
Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.
Education, Experience, Skills
J.D. degree and licensed to practice law in Minnesota (or if currently licensed in another state the ability to become licensed in Minnesota)
Strong academic performance
5 years practicing food and/or feed law
Experience interpreting, applying and advising on FDA and state laws and regulations for human food and animal feed
Knowledge and understanding of regulatory organizations and policy development and implementation
Proven ability to identify emerging food and feed law issues and effectively lead cross-functional teams to manage/resolve existing and emerging issues
Strong strategic, conceptual strength, systems thinker
Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including the ability to challenge the status quo, lead change, chart a path through ambiguity, and influence key internal and external stakeholders
Well-developed ability to identify, quantify and manage risk to appropriate levels
Ability to effectively manage conflict and apply judgment in counseling; ability to balance legal expertise and advice with deep business acumen and commercial understanding
Strong teaching, coaching and partnering skills and the ability to share and explain complex concepts to varied audiences
Creative, resilient and flexible style and approach to solving legal problems
Proven ability and willingness to build new systems and find creative and pragmatic solutions
Ability to develop and leverage connections and expertise - both internally and externally
Willingness and ability to learn key technical aspects of Cargill's food and feed businesses
In-house counsel experience
Experience interpreting, applying and advising on USDA laws and regulations
Experience interpreting, applying and advising on FDA laws and regulations for pharmaceuticals and cosmetics
Knowledge and understanding of USDA organization and policy development and implementation
Scientific education and background
Hancock Natural Resource Group, Inc. (the "Company" or "HNRG"), an investment manager specializing in global timberland and agricultural investments in six (6) countries and an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of Manulife Financial Corporation ("MFC"), seeks a transactional investment attorney with 4 to 8 years of relevant work experience in complex finance and real estate transactions. In this position, the successful candidate will provide legal counsel to timberland and agricultural business units, support other business initiatives and will have experience in real estate transactions, real estate related securities, mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions. Experience in timberland and agricultural matters enhances any candidacy.
Partner with internal clients to analyze and structure investment opportunities
Manage transaction processes from origination through closing
Provide general real estate advice to HNRG's operating subsidiaries
Direct outside counsel in connection with transactions and other investment matters
Act as a trusted advisor to business units to assess and mitigate risks of various types
Apply legal principles in a practical way to support and protect the company
Find creative solutions to overcome hurdles enabling the company to sustain competitive advantage and move forward expeditiously but prudently with transactions and new endeavors
Keep abreast of compliance and regulatory requirements
Collaborate with MFC professionals across initiatives
Provide general corporate advice to support HNRG and its subsidiaries
Assist General Counsel of HNRG in performance of responsibilities globally
Juris doctor with 4 to 8 years relevant experience preferred
Candidate must have a strong academic background and excellent interpersonal and writing skills
Must be licensed to practice law in one or more states
Prior work experience at a major law firm and/or in a corporate environment
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Hancock Natural Resource Group is committed to being an equal opportunity employer. The Company is committed to employ, train, promote and compensate individuals based on job-related qualifications and ability without regard to race, color, gender identity, disability, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, veteran or marital status.
Commercial Company Lawyer
As a Commercial Company Lawyer at Intertrust you will have the opportunity to be an active contributor of our global team. Your responsibilities will be as diverse as the international clients you will be working with and advising. The position combines individual ownership with shared team responsibility in a dynamic, work environment. We have a very open structure designed to continuously challenge and present plenty of new opportunities for personal and professional growth at all levels.
As a Commercial Company Lawyer you play a critical role in the success of our business. Your typical day will see you working on a wide range of diverse and dynamic projects, including:
Commercial responsibilities (50%)
You will be part of our NL sales team and you will be responsible for initiating new sales opportunities, working on the proposition of your business unit and expanding our current relationships with our business partners;
You will be responsible for following up requests for proposals from potential clients and arranging initial conference calls and meetings.
You will be working closely with our marketing department to explore new ways to interact with clients, potential clients and business partners trough events, social media and any other related channels;
Coordinating market research in regards to competitors and new opportunities.
Other responsibilities (50%)
Strategically advising our clients and potential clients. You will be responsible for analyzing and interpreting documents, regulations and procedures relating to our clients' legal and fiscal opportunities.
Evaluating our integrated products and solutions as well as setting up and managing corporate and private legal structures.
Participating as a core member of our team and helping sustain our strong reputation as a proactive provider in trust and corporate services.
Pro-actively managing the client relationship by interacting with the legal counter parts of our international clients.
Who are we looking for
We are looking for individuals who:
Have a real passion for what they do and why they do it.
Are sales minded with a strong commercial drive, sales experience is a plus
Want to succeed, grow, be challenged and challenge others.
Are driven, confident, flexible and committed.
Have a Masters degree in Dutch (corporate) law and a minimum of 3-5 years of working experience.
Are fluent in Dutch and English, written and spoken.
What do we stand for
We are a passionate company looking for passionate personalities with a flexible mindset.
Our diverse range of international clients demand quality and integrity – we look for nothing less in our own people.
We offer a culture of continuous improvement and seek people open to challenge others and be challenged in return.
We are dedicated to helping our employees and our clients succeed.
We are an international company that delivers to the highest international standards.
We invest in long-term relationships with both our clients and our employees.
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