Senior Lawyer
BT
Buenos Aires, Argentina, Americas
hace 2 días

About this role

The role holder is responsible for advising on specialist legal matters that affect the organisation, with particular emphasis on contentious law and / or commercial issues arising in complex and multi-jurisdiction transactions, for a defined area of the business.

In certain LoBs, subject to the approval of the General Counsel, the role holder may act as a single point of contact, by providing advice, or where appropriate making executive decisions, on the legal impact of commercial matters, or the commercial implications of legal advice.

You'll have the following responsibilities

Key Responsibilities :

  • To provide pro-active and reactive legal support and advice in support of the business units within BT with a particular emphasis on;
  • managing and resolving disputes arising out of commercial and contractual issues in a multitude of jurisdictions; advising on and managing the conduct of disputes in the areas of employment law, public liability and personal injury, road traffic accidents and debt collection, employer's liability and criminal matters in the UK.

  • To represent the company and manage the legal aspects of disputes with customers in complex, frequently multi-jurisdiction, contract negotiations with customers, distributors or suppliers.
  • To identify commercial risks arising either from proposed deals or product development / expansion, providing appropriate solutions / alternatives.
  • To understand the development of the law in these areas and to apply this knowledge, advising on and resolving disputes efficiently.
  • To work across business units within the LOB, understanding the legal aspects of problems that arise and advising of the most cost efficient, risk aware and regulatory compliant manner of resolving disputes with customers, suppliers and competitors.
  • To advise on, appraise the business of, and quantify the legal risks associated with contingent liabilities arising from claims made against BT.
  • To create and maintain terms and conditions for all products and services to meet business requirements.
  • To negotiate and conclude business transactions on behalf of BT on terms that are acceptable to the business.
  • Business Impact :

  • Identifies legal constraints and identifies / recommends business-enabling solutions where appropriate.
  • Advises on the legal impact of business / commercial decisions.
  • May be required to act as the company's representative in legal proceedings.
  • Authority / Decision Making :

  • May lead a team of lawyers or professionals supporting complex cases / issues or those with a sensitive or strategic nature.
  • May have line management responsibility for a team within a defined function or country.
  • Provides guidance to other members of the team.
  • Alternatively may be a recognised specialist contributor in a specific discipline or area.
  • Largely works independently.
  • You'll have the following skills & experience

  • 5 years of experience
  • Biligual / Spanish English
  • Thorough knowledge of Corporate and Commercial Law
  • MS Office
  • Nice to have : Familiarity with Technology
  • Capacity to deal with different requirements at the same time
  • Capacity to work under pressure
  • Multitask / Capacity to work in complex matters at the same time
  • Business-Oriented Professional
  • About BT

    BT has had a presence in the Americas for more than 30 years and we have 1500 professionals, with offices in the US, Canada and Latin America.

    We tailor our global portfolio to meet the needs of our customers, combining BT’s global reach with our local experience and knowledge, global account management, and excellent customer service.

    BT announced a reseller agreement recently in Latin America with CIH International LLC. CIH will assume the purely local part of the business and sell BT’s products in the region to our customers.

    The two companies are currently in a transition phase, but this role will sit with BT until Quarter 3 2020. At that time, the transition is scheduled to be completed and this role will move over to CIH.

    BT has a key role in British society, fostering change and leading technology innovation. From delivering the Olympics, to supporting the emergency services, to investing more into research than any other UK technology company, we take pride in everything we do - and in the people who work here.

    We're now a global company operating at the forefront of the information age, employing 90,000 people in 180 countries. And we're on a mission.

    Guided by our core values of Personal, Simple and Brilliant our goal is to help customers, communities and businesses overcome barriers and release their potential.

    So, if you're interested in the power of potential, why not join us today and release yours? You can read more here about what it's like to work at BT

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