Legal Counsel - Paris
Elevate is recruiting for a Commercial Contracts Lawyer with at least three year PQE, ideally in France, to work for a leading technology organisation in Paris on an 8-month contract. The successful applicant must be fluent in English, and Dutch/Hebrew will be advantageous. Key duties: Reviewing contracts and negotiating acceptable alternatives for Northern Europe. Creating templates and tools to facilitate the negotiations. Facilitating escalation and resolution of contract issues. Updating or drafting templates, negotiation playbooks, and other contract infrastructure tools. Managing client projects to improve contracting efficiency, cost effectiveness, and knowledge sharing.. You might be the right person if you: Like the sound of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment for a market leading organisation. Enjoy negotiating and drafting contracts. Like working with multinational companies, spanning different markets and industries. Embrace the use of technology tools to facilitate your work. Work well independently as well as with teams. Essential background and skills for success: A min of three years PQE providing transactional support for business clients, including drafting, reviewing and negotiating commercial contracts.. Expertise to negotiate and draft contracts in English. Proven expertise to work in a client-centric, deadline driven environment. Dependable, responsive, and committed to producing high-quality work. Flexible, and willing to pitch in on matters and projects to better serve our clients, even if the work falls outside your normal scope of duties. Good written skills, particularly depicting complex ideas clearly and concisely. Professionalism in both verbal and written work. High integrity and ethical compass.. Excellent listening as well as communication abilities and the judgment to know which skill to use in a given setting. Requirements: Lawyer licensed to practice in the EU. Preferably in France or Netherlands. Elevate is the law company. We provide consulting, technology and services to law departments and law firms. Our global team of lawyers, engineers, consultants and business experts improve efficiency, quality and outcomes for customers worldwide. Elevate's achievements and distinctions include: Ranked on the Inc. 5000 list of Fastest-Growing Private Companies 2 yrs in a row. Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners 3 yrs in a row. Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.
October 30 2018 on The Resumator