Royaume-Uni, LondonRoyaume-Uni, London


Date de publication 26.04.2024

Legal Counsel - Client Engagements, French Speaker

Legal Counsel -Client Engagements (French Speaker)

At AlixPartners, we solve the most complex and critical challenges by moving quickly from analysis to action when it really matters; creating value that has a lasting impact on companies, their people, and the communities they serve. By understanding, respecting, and honoring the needs of our employees, clients, and communities, AlixPartners actively promotes an inclusive environment. We strongly believe in the value that diversity brings to our experiences and are committed to the perpetual enhancements of initiatives, policies, and practices. We hold ourselves accountable by providing the space for authenticity, growth, and equity for everyone.

AlixPartners has embraced a hybrid work model to provide flexibility and support our employees' work-life integration. Our hybrid model combines a mix of in-person at an AlixPartners office and remote working.
What you'll do

In this critical role you will be part of a global team responsible for providing wide ranging legal support across the business (with a focus on AlixPartners' French business). You will support our consultants and leadership team with matters relating to client engagements. The remit will also cover matters such as employment matters, litigation and other general practice issues. This position requires strong writing, organization and communication skills, and an attention to detail and accuracy. The ideal candidate will possess characteristics such as: common sense, teamwork, diligence, integrity, professionalism, high level of good judgment, strong sense of accountability, and proactive in resolving issues.

The Legal Counsel is a member of the Legal Team, located in London, reporting to a Legal Team Managing Counsel. Paid relocation is not available.
  • Review, revise, draft, coordinate and help negotiate documents for internal clients across our global offices, such as confidentiality agreements, engagement letters, master service agreements and non-reliance letters.
  • Review reports or work product issued to clients in globally.
  • Coordinate communication with and between our firm's clients, internal stakeholders, in-house counsel, outside professionals and service providers to resolve open issues and obtain internal engagement approvals.
  • Assist with compliance and other risk management matters coordinated by the Legal Team.
  • Additional responsibilities as identified.
  • Support internal teams with issues relating to human resources, employment matters and recruitment
  • Manage litigation matters and other general practice issues
  • This description is not designed to encompass a comprehensive listing of required activities, duties, or responsibilities as this person will be an integral part of a high-performing team.
What you'll need
  • A law degree from an accredited law school is required (strong preference for French qualification) c. 5 years PQE*
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial contracts and business/project management experience or other practical business experience preferred.
  • Some experience with employment related issues/litigation preferred.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English and French (German, Arabic or Italian in addition would be a plus.)
  • High level of accuracy, attention to detail, and excellent proofreading skills with the ability to manage and prioritize responsibilities effectively and adapt to changing
  • Collaborative style with the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of customers at all levels.
  • Proven problem-solving skills and ability to resolve issues and meet deadlines under tight time frames.
  • Customer service mindset with the ability to work with a variety of people across cultures and geographic locations to deliver consistent and timely results.
  • Able to handle and protect confidential, sensitive information.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Teams, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and other software platforms such as SpringCM and ServiceNow.
  • Must become familiar with, and promote and abide by, our Core Values as defined by the AlixPartners' Code of Conduct and foster an inclusive environment with people at all levels of an organization.
  • Entitled to work in the UK

In addition to a positive workplace, the firm offers a comprehensive compensation package including an excellent benefit program.).

AlixPartners is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. AlixPartners is a proud Silver award-winning Veteran Friendly Employer.

* The PQE is intended as a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

Plus d'emplois en Royaume-Uni

Trouvez votre appartement en Royaume-Uni