Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Manager

Obaseki Solicitors

Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Manager

Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Manager is a job title that refers to a senior lawyer who works for an organization or a client and manages the legal affairs of the entity. A Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Manager may have the following responsibilities:

• Providing legal advice and guidance on various matters, such as contracts, compliance, litigation, intellectual property, corporate governance, etc.

• Drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts with internal and external parties, such as suppliers, customers, partners, regulators, etc.

• Ensuring compliance with laws and regulations applicable to the organization or client, such as labour laws, tax laws, environmental laws, etc.

• Overseeing litigation and legal documents related to the organization or client, such as lawsuits, arbitration, mediation, etc.

Representing the organization or client in court or other forums as required

• Managing and supervising legal staff such as junior lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants, etc.

• Developing and implementing legal policies and procedures for the organization or client

• Liaising with external legal counsel as needed

• Keeping abreast of legal developments and trends affecting the organization or client

A Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Manager may have the following qualifications:

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• Bachelor’s degree in law from a recognized university

• Valid license to practice law from the Bar Council of India/State Bar Councils

• Experience in the law field relevant to the organization or client’s industry and sector

• Knowledge of the laws and regulations applicable to the organization or client

• Excellent analytical, research and writing skills

• Effective interpersonal and communication skills

• Ability to work well within a team and independently

• Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

• Leadership and management skills

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