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Legal Counsel Transaction Contracting
28/11/2018

Region: Brussels
Function: In-House
Environnement: Company
Legal subjects: Commercial
Job Type: Full time
Contract Type: Permanent contract
Your ref.: 00652073-LexGO

The Legal Counsel – transaction contracting advises company leadership on legal risks associated with transactions. The Legal Counsel reviews, drafts and negotiates a large number of client transactions of various levels of complexity within a corporate environment. 

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Accenture solves its clients' toughest challenges by providing unmatched services in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. We partner with more than three-quarters of the Fortune Global 500, driving innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. With expertise across more than 40 industries and all business functions, we deliver transformational outcomes for a demanding new digital world.

Key Responsibilities:  

  • Oversee, counsel, guide, train and support junior contracting professionals.
  • Stay abreast of contracting developments affecting the company, its clients, and industries and synthesize the information to incorporate it into company’s contracting practices
  • Educate company executives in regard to contracting and risk management issues
  • Represent the company’s interests and interface directly with client  negotiating teams
  • Strategize with company executives prior to client negotiations
  • Structure client transactions to be most advantageous from a contracting and business perspective
  • Advise, and consult company executives based on accurate interpretation of contract documents and the facts of a business opportunity
  • Develop internal guidelines, toolkits, and packaged knowledge on various contracting and business issues
  • Develop subject matter expertise in one of more areas that benefit Contracting and/or our business
  • Support, promote and implement Legal Group initiatives

Qualifications:

  • College degree required; advanced degree in law, business or contract management preferred. 
  • Minimum of 6 years relevant industry experience including a minimum of 3 years of contracting experience in an appropriate fast-paced corporate environment is essential. Consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing experience is preferred.
  • Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions
  • Experience negotiating Intellectual Property issues
  • Travel required 
  • Independently manage drafting transactional documents and correspondence
  • Understand basic principles of Finance, Accounting, Marketing, and Management
  • Basic understanding of Intellectual Property issues as they apply to consulting, systems integration, and outsourcing transactions
  • Able to present alternatives and proposed solutions
  • Responsive and follows through on commitments
  • Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills
  • Ability to apply judgment to broaden influence
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in MS Office suite of products
  • Proficient in English, Dutch and French

Interested?

Apply online on the Accenture career website.

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