Legal Counsel Job Description

April 10, 20120 Comments

Legal Counsel Job Profile and Description

 

The services of a ‘Legal Counsel’ are required in an organization for different types of legal matters. A legal counsel takes care of all the legal matters and, protects the organization from any legal problem. They have study constitution, statues, ordinances, and decisions of quasi-juridical agencies.

Duties and Responsibilities –

  • Executing the legal procedures to establish the privileges, obligations, and rights of the organization.
  • Arranging and assessing all types of legal documents like contracts, leases, licenses, sales, purchases, and real estate etc.
  • Registering copyrights for gods, services and trademarks of the organization.
  • Gathering information and evidences for helping the management make decisions
  • Studying legal information to know the suitability for prosecuting or defending a lawsuit.
  • Conducting preparations before and, defending the organization in law cases.
  • Examining material like publications, advertisements etc., for legal allegations.
  • Representing the organization before quasi-judicial bodies of the government.
  • Discussing fellow colleagues having expertise in particular law areas in order to set up and set up groundwork for legal workers.
  • Advising on state regulations, tax matters, and legal rights.
  • Preparing contracts, resolve labor issues, manage legal matters, and handle taxes.
  • Advising on business transactions related to internal affairs, directors, executives, stockholders, and corporate relationship with public.

Skills and Specifications –

  • Must be able to work cooperatively with senior legal staff.
  • Must have high energy and should take initiative.
  • Must be committed to perform exceptionally.
  • Must be able to prioritize work and be well organized

Education and Qualifications –

  • A Bachelors law degree with specialization in corporate or commercial law.

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