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Lawyer in Mexico City at Elevate

Date Posted: 6/14/2018

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Job Description

Elevate’s customer, a  U.S.-based Global Chemical and Ingredients Distributor, is in need of a Mexican law-qualified lawyer to join their Mexico City office whose primary responsibility will be to provide compliance, licensing and operations advice to the business units of the Company located in Mexico. The candidate should have excellent Mexican company law (including company secretarial) experience as he/she will be responsible for providing high quality advice to the Mexican team across all matters. It is a wide-ranging role focused on compliance with import/export rules, local laws, other regulations as it relates to the chemical industry. 

You might be the right person if you:

  • Have knowledge of the laws/rules applicable to the chemical industry or a related field.
  • Have a strong compliance/regulatory background in a regulated industry.
  • Are knowledge-focused rather than task-focused; understand the importance of capturing and re-using information. 
  • Work well independently as well as with teams.
  • Are looking to be a part of the next generation of legal services and influence the way these services are delivered, consumed, and measured.

Specifically you will:

  • Advise the business team on compliance, regulatory and licensing issues related to doing business in and importing/exporting chemicals in Mexico.
  • Work on a wide variety of legal issues related to the business operations, permitting and compliance with local laws and regulations. 
  • Provide contract support and negotiation and document commercial transactions.
  • Collaborate with commercial team and support both market and product development to support business objectives in the region.
  • Advise on relevant legal issues pertaining to projects in the region and support significant execution matters.
  • Maintain comprehensive knowledge of chemical industry in order to contribute to the commercial objectives of the business from a legal standpoint.
  • Retain and work effectively with outside counsel where required.
  • Work as part of the Legal team to drive simplification initiatives and consistent enterprise standards for the Company in the region.

Experience and Skills:

  • Minimum 5 years of legal experience.
  • Demonstrable fluency in English and Spanish.
  • Legal experience, preferably including time spent both with a leading law firm and in-house with a large multinational corporation, that includes extensive “hands-on” commercial contractual legal experience, and in relevant commercial transaction area(s) (preferably experience with contracts).
  • Experience in the chemical industry strongly desired.


  • Qualified lawyer – licensed to practice law at the location (LL.M./Master of Laws desired).
  • Advanced English language written and spoken.

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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