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Legal Counsel

Работодатель: Laurence Simons International, www.laurencesimons.com

Город: Moscow

Требования к кандидатам:


  • Actively participates as a fully engaged member of the Russian senior management team in the resolution of a wide range of general management issues; counseling on issues of overarching importance to the Company including the formulation and execution of Company policy in-line with Headquarter guidelines
  • Provides counsel on Russian legal ramifications of significant strategic imperatives taking into account global needs, including acquisitions, joint ventures, divestitures, other potential investments, negotiation and structuring major contracts including sales, distribution, agency, and licensing agreements.
  •  Actively supervises the development and dissemination of policies to ensure the Company acts in accord with all laws, regulations and rules that may apply to its activities on both in Russia and globally applicable to a US parent company; specifically including Treasury, Commerce and other relevant departments' and foreign equivalents' rules and regulations such as the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the UK Bribery Act, trade regulations, and environmental, antitrust and corporate conduct aspects both US and foreign.
  • Participate in proactive decision making by advising on risks (including litigation) of possible business decisions and practices and formulating preventative approaches.
  • Develops and maintains relationships and provides coordination with outside counsel including development and administration of legal budgets and expenditures.
  • Prepare and negotiate both complex and straightforward business agreements and participate in the implementation and post-execution success of the arrangements. Identify and advise on legal/compliance matters that arise in contracts or in failure to contract appropriately.
  • Advise on and coordinate the protection of all forms of intellectual property in Russia with coordination, as needed, on a global basis.
  • Research and provide advice on regulations affecting the oil and gas industries in which the Company operates.
  • Together with other members of senior management, Legal Counsel on legislative matters at all levels of government that may impact the Company's business.
  • Participate as a member of the Headquarters Legal Team.


The Legal Counsel will manages and supervises the legal function in Russia. The position will encompass a wide variety of matters along with formulating and recommending appropriate legal strategies and courses of action to ensure business expansion, success and manage risk. There will be close interaction with senior and other levels of management. This position advises on major contracts, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures and other significant transactions. Its scope covers risk and compliance including anti-corruption and sanctioned trades, protection of intellectual property, oversight of all litigation and claims, relationships with outside counsel and consistency with Headquarter policies. The Legal Counsel will report to the General Counsel at the global headquarter of the Company. The Legal Counsel will serve as the primary legal advisor to the General Manager and senior management team based in Moscow, Russia and will be a key member of the Russian executive team.

Requirements and Background:

  • Law Degree
  • Minimum 6+ years of legal experience from a well-regarded law firm and in-house experience or equivalent(secondment).
  • Background in counseling a large manufacturing business with significant generalist experience in commercial contracts, transactions, corporate, employment, trade, and compliance.
  • Proven ability to creatively solve problems and devise innovative solutions to cross functional initiatives and ability to accomplish goals.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse and global employees. Polished presentation and communication skills are essential.


Дата публикации вакансии: 18.08.2014


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