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Senior Legal Counsel

Job Description

Legal support in relation to Company business in China:

  • drafting and management of distributorship agreements (from appointments to terminations);
  • drafting of service agreements, commission agreements, confidentiality agreements, OEM supply agreements, license agreements, Memorandum of Understandings, Power of Attorneys etc ;
  • assisting  Company Trade Finance Department with all matters related to guarantees and  debt recovery, assisting the relations with insurance companies/banks/financial entities  and financing vendors programs;
  • management of litigations and insolvency procedures through coordination of locally appointed external advisors if necessary;
  • assisting Company Dealer Development department with all legal-commercial issues, constantly monitoring the network contractual structure;
  • assisting Company Parts & Service with all legal issues related to China;
  • participating to tenders, preparing all requested certificates, authorizations, assisting for  legalizations, notarizations; assisting tender coordinator.
  • managing daily supply agreements with all distributors, spot customer in China;
  • supervising, coordinating  tasks spreads through different department assistants (execution of contracts, mailing, etc);
  • coordinating  and supervising s data entry  to Company online libraries  for all distributor agreements, supply agreements, commission and service agreements;
  • implement, explain or clarify internal procedure  rules, standard agreements to internal clients (Company commercial , trade finance, logistic, network development, after-sale, parts)
  • advising  Company employees about and provide training on legal issues;
  • supervising and assisting outside counsels on major litigation;
  • working  with representatives from various departments (i.e. Finance) on implementing, developing and modifying practices and procedures to conform to legal requirements and company policies;
  • conferring, assisting and supporting International Region General Counsel on special projects in China (such as mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, real estate transactions, etc.) ;
  • managing corporate governance matters;
  • supporting and coordinating with other departments (Network Development, Business Development, Finance, Trade Finance) on  companies projects as from time to time needed;
  • liaising and conferring with colleagues competent for other areas of  International Region;
  • monitoring legislative developments in China and summarizing and informing applicable Company personnel of such developments.