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Senior Contracts Lawyer in Kraków at Elevate

Date Posted: 5/15/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Kraków
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    5/15/2018

Job Description

Help us shape the future.  Elevate is changing the way legal support services are delivered and we are looking for creative, innovative people who can help. If you are a client-focused professional who wants your ideas to make a difference, Elevate's team of highly regarded legal service experts could be the right fit for you.

Elevate is searching for a Senior Contract Lawyer in Krakow, Poland, to provide contract, commercial and transactional support, to our customer, working both independently on assigned projects, and collaboratively with the customer's in house Legal team. The role will be responsible for drafting, reviewing, redlining, negotiating various complex contracts and other transactional documents as well as conducting general and legal research and drafting well written memorandums. This role also involves handling negotiations and building relationship with the client. The successful candidate will be able to support the negotiation process for large deals while considering legal risks and business requirements. The role involves being responsible for managing client relationship, and potentially supervising a team in the future, including providing guidelines to junior team members.

You might be the right person if you...

  • Are able to identify "key risks" and provide mitigation strategy
  • Have great attention to details, high level of diligence
  • Possess excellent English communication skills
  • Can work effectively under pressure and to deal with multiple tasks
  • Excel as a team-player
  • Are result driven and well organized
  • Have good project management skills
  • Are able to work independently
  • Have an excellent track record in previous customer support/service engagements and bring a "customer oriented" attitude

Specifically you will...

  • Perform contract review based on established guidelines and standards, identify typical deviations and provide/negotiate alternatives
  • Draft and update contract templates, guidelines and playbooks;
  • Draft standard and nonstandard agreements
  • Perform legal research activities
  • Support due diligence activities and other ad hoc legal projects

Skills for Success

  • Advanced English language skills
  • Knowledge of contracting law
  • Understanding of standard contractual terms and conditions
  • Knowledge/understanding of commercial aspects of contract

Experience

  • 8+ years relevant experience
  • Reviewing/ redlining commercial contracts
  • Working with multicultural teams
  • Conducting simple to complex legal research and memorandum drafting

Qualifications

  • ​Degree in Law 

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

At Elevate we live our core values.

We deliver - We are careful about the commitments we make to our customers and to each other. We do what we say we will.  
We Innovate - We celebrate creativity. We challenge the status quo and continuously ask ourselves, and each other how can we improve.  
We care - We listen to our customers’ needs and help them solve their business problems. Our work is a positive influence on our personal lives and the lives of our families.

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