LEGAL COUNSEL

Legal Bogota, Colombia


Description

 

LEGAL COUNSEL

 

The Legal Counsel role is a newly created position and is ideal for a business-savvy, mid-level generalist who thrives in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment.  This role will provide support to HH Global’s Legal Department in the provision of legal advice to HH Global’s Latin America Region.

 

The majority of the work will focus on drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a wide range of commercial agreements. In a given day, the Legal Counsel may negotiate an outsourcing contract, redline a supplier contract, advise business leaders on the implications of liability and indemnification provisions, and draft an independent contractor agreement.

 

In addition to working on commercial contracts, the Legal Counsel may provide legal support in corporate secretarial work as well as to other functional areas at HH Global including business development, Human Resources, Strategic Sourcing and information security.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

 

        Prepare, review, edit, negotiate, and manage a wide variety of commercial agreements, including supply agreements, customer agreements with large, multinational corporations, NDAs, event and vendor agreements, independent contractor agreements, IT and SaaS agreements, professional services agreements, trademark license agreements, etc.

        Help HH Global respond to RFPs by reviewing contractual documents and advising on legal and commercial risks.

        Manage external counsel, as necessary.

        Provide legal advice and counselling to Human Resources.

        Assist with reviewing and organizing corporate documents (Articles of Incorporation, Resolutions, Minutes, Powers-of-Attorney, Proxies, etc.) working with the corporate secretarial paralegal team and third-party contractors.

        Manage external counsel’s handling of litigation.

        Provide general guidance and training on legal issues affecting HH Global.

        Ensure that HH Global is aware of relevant legislation affecting HH Global and help the business prepare for future changes.

        Advise on other ad-hoc legal matters; and

        Actively promote and protect HH Global’s commercial interests.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

 

  • JD from accredited law school.
  • 5-8 years of legal experience.
  • In-house counsel experience considered a strong plus.
  • Extensive experience negotiating and drafting complex commercial contracts.
  • M&A and corporate secretarial routine experience is a plus.
  • Knowledge of the marketing execution and print management industry a plus; and
  • Experience working across many states and with a diverse group of internal customers.

Skills required:

  • Fluency in Spanish and English required
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Highly effective communication and interpersonal skills in English and Spanish
  • Effective negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrate a keen ability to issue spot sensitive legal and business concerns, including a strong sense of when to escalate (and not escalate) such matters to internal partners.
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines; and
  • Good team player.

Your resume will be reviewed by a member of our Recruiting team, and we’ll reach out to you directly if there’s a fit. We’re using video conferencing software (Microsoft Teams) to conduct our interviews, but all interviews will be live with a member of our Recruiting or Hiring teams.

We are currently working remotely, so if you become a member of the HH Global team, we’ll be providing you with equipment for success while working from home at no cost to you.

Equal Employment Opportunity Employer: HH Global is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and gender expression, or any other characteristic protected by law.