In-House Counsel

Published: November 2, 2022
Location
PR, Puerto Rico
Job Type
Category
Job Code
00414
Years of Experience
8
Salary
Commensurate with candidates experience plus excellent fringe benefits
Travel
No
Education
Bachelor’s Degree
Contact
Clara Amiama
Contact Email
camiama@careersincpr.com

Description

Our client, a Multinational Service Provider Company is looking for an In-House Counsel. This position will be responsible for providing support to the General Counsel and executives on all legal matters affecting the company, including regulatory and legislation, litigation, procurement and contracts, labor and employment, compliance, real property, permitting, and environmental, and corporate affairs matters.

Responsibilities:

  • Offering counsel to company executives on a variety of legal and regulatory issues pursuant to applicable law
  • Working alongside company departments and providing legal advice
  • Researching and anticipating unique legal issues that could impact business operations
  • Negotiating, writing, and executing agreements and contracts
  • Communicating with and managing any third-party stakeholders including but not limited to external counsel, government entities, or auditors
  • Manage litigation, claims and related legal matters, including budgets
  • Provide legal counsel to all levels of the enterprise in connection with internal investigations, subpoenas, and responses to certain government inquiries
  • Evaluate, develop, implement, and maintain risk mitigation strategies and processes
  • Draft and negotiate settlements and other litigation-related agreements
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Must have a law degree from an accredited university
  • Must be admitted to the Puerto Rico bar
  • 8+ years of experience gained in law firm and/or corporate legal department
  • Fully bilingual – Spanish and English

Compensation: Commensurate with candidates experience plus excellent fringe benefits

 

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