Team Lead – Legal – Law Firm (4-8 yrs)

The new recruit will complement the activities of the members of the onshore team by:

– Assisting client service teams in the negotiation and agreement of engagement and other contracts

– Responding to miscellaneous engagement contract-related enquiries

– Providing advice on engagement contract and related matters

– Drafting and advising on contract terms

– Providing solutions to engagement contract-related problems

– Working on framework and master service agreements

– Providing support on confidentiality and other agreements

– Liaising with and supporting other technical departments

– Helping with the development of policies on engagement contracting risk

– Assisting other KPMG firms with engagement contract and related queries

Preferred Skills :

– Experience handling legal or contracting queries and drafting or amending legal documents

– Indian or UK qualified solicitor/lawyer with a minimum of 4 years of relevant post qualification experience

– Analytical abilities

– Ability to articulate points in writing and orally, clearly and succinctly

– Ability to persuade where necessary

– Negotiating abilities

– Capabilities in Outlook, Word and use of websites

– Willingness to acquire knowledge of OGC’s practices and processes

– Ability to be calm under pressure

– Ability to handle difficult or pressurized situations or people

– Commercial judgement and the ability to balance conflicting demands

– Initiative, self-confidence and authority

– Understanding of the risks faced by providers of professional services

– Awareness of cultural issues affecting regulated professional services firms

Preferred specific experience :

The person appointed will have particular experience in the following areas:

– Contracts for complex business advisory projects, such as business transformations

– Contracts for services relating to IT systems integration, and large IT installations

– Software licensing agreements and contracts with software suppliers

– Experience of negotiating multi-jurisdictional master service agreements


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