Senior Corporate Counsel

Micro FocusFull TimeRemote

 

Job Description:

Senior Corporate Counsel

Locations: Santa Clara, CA, or Plano, Tx., or Provo, UT

Job Description:

At Micro Focus, everything we do is based on a simple idea: The fastest way to get results is to build on what you have. Our software solutions enable organizations to do just that. Secure and scalable, with analytics built in, they bridge the gap between existing and emerging IT.

Our portfolio spans the following areas: DevOps | IT Operations| Cloud | Security | Info Governance | Big Data, Machine Learning, & Analytics.

Micro Focus is seeking an experienced transactional attorney to join the legal team in either Santa Clara, CA, Plano, TX, or Provo, UT. No relocation assistance provided for this role.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Acts as a legal advisor to assigned internal clients (including the range of company businesses and functions). Identifies legal risk and recommends solutions that help address the client’s objectives. Represents company in transactions, interactions or disputes with customers, suppliers, partners, and competitors. Balances the business interests of client groups with ultimate fiduciary responsibility to company. Represents the company before industry policy setting organizations, and other regulatory bodies.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the development of legal strategies for senior management of one or more units of a large global or regional business; or leads complex commercial transactions; or provides specialized legal expertise in one or more areas of strategic importance or having significant impact on revenue, risk, or policy for client base.
  • Develops and recommends innovative process improvements to effectively address business needs.
  • Identifies and resolves highly complex legal, regulatory, and business issues.
  • Manages legal responsibilities for multiple client organizations with divergent priorities and needs.
  • Leads complex, multidimensional projects or transactions.
  • Takes full accountability for clients' legal needs by networking effectively to achieve resolution of matters outside of direct subject matter expertise or responsibility.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Advanced university degree in law (e.g. JD or LLB).
  • Meets local legal license requirements.
  • Typically 10+ years of commercial legal experience at a law firm or in-house.
  • Significant experience managing multiple, complex, strategic, specialty law projects, issues, and transactions.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Mastery of legal and relevant business knowledge in multiple practices areas.
  • Recognized subject matter expert in a key practice area.
  • Broad and deep knowledge of company policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Developed awareness of how to operate successfully in multiple international legal environments.
  • Mastery in negotiating or advising senior representatives of external and internal organizations on complex and high value/risk matters.
  • Excellent presentation and facilitation skills.
  • English language skills to business standard required.

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Micro Focus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Prospective employees will receive consideration without discrimination because of race, colour, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship or any other legally protected status

 

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