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Senior Corporate Counsel

Help us shape the future.  Elevate is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help. If you are a customer-focused professional who wants your ideas to make a difference, Elevate's team of highly regarded legal service experts could be the right fit for you.

Elevate’s is searching for a Senior Corporate Counsel to support a leading global technology firm in the Netherlands. This position will provide primary legal support for the Field Sales and Services organizations in Northern and Eastern Europe, as well as Russia.

As a Senior Corporate Counsel you will be educating and coaching the commercial team and other support functions in order to transfer key legal knowledge and experience across the legal and commercial teams, as well as negotiating and drafting commercial transactions such as master purchase agreements, distributor agreements, value added reseller agreements and services agreements particularly with large service provider customers.

 

We need a professional with:

  • Solid business acumen, with the ability to understand the company's business and anticipate the nature and magnitude of issues that could arise in various settings.
  • The skills to foresee and advise management of potential risks in contractual, regulatory, revenue recognition, compliance, financial and legal areas.
  • The attitude of an enabler rather than a block to business.

 

Essential experience and skills for success:

  • Ability to handle sensitive situations tactfully yet firmly, to be assertive without being adversarial and to take unpopular positions when necessary while maintaining trust and credibility.
  • Between 5-9 years’ experience in sales transactions, preferably with a large, international company or major law firm. 
  • Fluent in English; fluency in other languages such as Dutch or Russian strongly preferred.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills in all interactions with senior management, corporate departments and all levels of employees.

 

Technical Skills:

  • Experience with revenue recognition and other accounting issues that arise in commercial transactions with large software or telecom companies.

 

Qualifications:

  • Law degree from an accredited law school in Europe. Preferably completed training with recognized international law firm.

 

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 two years in a row.
  • Ranked as a top Global Services Provider by Chambers & Partners three years in a row.
  • Lead Partner of the FT Innovative Lawyers Awards.

 

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