Company: Landis+Gyr AG
Posted on: March 30, 2021
Landis+Gyr is the leading global provider of integrated energy
management solutions for the utility sector. Offering one of the
broadest portfolios, we deliver innovative and flexible solutions
to help utilities solve their complex challenges in smart metering,
grid edge intelligence and smart infrastructure. With sales of USD
1.8 billion, Landis+Gyr employs approximately 6,000 people in over
30 countries across five continents, with the sole mission of
helping the world manage energy better. Landis+Gyr currently has
a--Commercial Counsel position reporting to the Head of Group
Commercial Law. This position represents Landis+Gyr with respect to
legal advice and recommendations for action to executives,
management, and contracts team regarding matters of commercial law
with varying complexity. Utilizes a knowledge of one or more legal
specialties with sound business acumen and knowledge of the
business goals and objectives as they relate to the commercial
matter at hand. Draft and execute legal documents, negotiate
complex agreements, provide direction to external counsel, other
professional, paraprofessional, and support staff in developing
solutions to problems presented, manage litigation, research legal
principles and precedents, consult with outside counsel, gather
relevant case related information using multiple sources and
methods. ---Leads the legal aspect of contract negotiations for
assigned contracts. Drafts and negotiates complex and unique
agreements with customers and a wide variety of other contractual
partners, reviews legal documents, and provides recommendations.
Works with outside counsel.
---Works independently and exercises judgment while providing
guidance in commercial matters affecting day-to-day commercial
contracts by assisting, advising, investigating, researching, and
resolving commercial legal matters within corporate legal policies
to ensure that Company personnel are aware of and in compliance
with applicable laws and regulations.
---Research and is aware of related issues and changes in the law,
and anticipates the potential impact of changes on the
organization. Provides counsel to senior leadership, including
executive management, regarding risks and possible risk mitigation
---Oversees and leads the preparation, recommendation, and
execution of commercial legal documents by analyzing, drafting,
negotiating, and reviewing these documents to ensure consistency
with respect to the Company's policies, philosophy and/or
principles with respect to risk and commercial and legal
---Provides information to Group General Counsel and other in-house
attorneys in concise legal terms to aid in the decision-making on
legal, liability, risk, and legal compliance issues.
---Prepares reports for and advises executive management regarding
the Company's position on assigned commercial legal matters.
---Support non-litigation projects such as drafting Company
policies and contribute toward Legal Department's addressing
various meeting, programs, and committees that may be established
from time to time.
---Keep an eye on and advise Group General Counsel of general legal
matters of the Company, including guidance on various issues
related to the Company's operations and practices
---Provide effective identification and mitigation of key business
commercial legal risks
---Participate in and provide guidance in other business
transactions, as requested
---Create practical and effective solutions to unique commercial
legal issues presented
---Review of commercial legal opinions, legal structure, and other
applicable legal issues
---Analyze and interpret commercial laws and regulations
---Ensure that Company conducts business in compliance with all
applicable laws and regulations Required Skills: ---A natural
orientation for continuous improvement and problem solving.
---A collaborative approach and willingness to engage in an
environment of active idea sharing.
---Sharp organizational skills and the ability to multi-task in a
---The ability to produce consistent quality under deadline
pressure while paying careful attention to detail.
---Self-motivation and a strong sense of ownership and
accountability. Required Experience:
---Juris Doctorate Degree - Graduate of accredited law school
(including all other necessary prerequisites for gaining licensure
to practice law), and maintaining qualifications and licensure
throughout employment; Georgia state bar preferred
---Minimum--5 Years Relevant Experience
---Summarizes information and analysis effectively and concisely in
verbal and written form
---Ability to independently manage workload and other projects
---Comfortably leads internal group meetings with peers and
---Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Office
Preferred Qualifications & Background
---In-depth experience with the job responsibilities outlined
---Experience with a multinational corporation, major law firm or
government agency a plus EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability VEVRAA Federal
Contractor If you have the drive and enthusiasm to accept this
challenge and to work in a very dynamic, cross functional and
international environment, we are looking forward to meeting you.
Click apply now.
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