Bain & Company Inc

Contracts Counsel (French/German speaking)

UK-London | DE-Munich
Job ID
2017-2490
Posted Date
7/31/2017
Category
Legal
Type
Regular Full-Time
UK-London

Overview

Bain & Company is recognized as one of the top international management consultancy firms.  We assist major corporations worldwide with strategy, acquisitions, organizational design and performance improvement.

 

Based in Bain’s London or Munich office, you will support the lawyers in Bain’s Global Legal Department in reviewing, drafting and negotiating legal contracts.  This role requires fluency in English as well as business fluency in French or German (ideally both).  All applications to be submitted in English.

Responsibilities

  • Review, draft and negotiate legal contracts including:
    • consulting engagement agreements
    •  confidentiality agreements
    • vendor contracts
    • various other types of agreements
  • Directly negotiate and/or support the negotiation of an agreement acceptable to Bain
  • Communicate your assessment of the legal issues in an agreement to internal clients and/or one or more of the senior lawyers on Bain’s legal team in a clear and concise manner
  • Coordinate review and comments by other departments
  • Review and prepare RFP responses
  • Support other members of Bain’s legal team on special projects

 

The agreements you will be asked to review will be primarily in English, French and German

Qualifications

  • European qualified lawyer with 2-4 years’ experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating business contracts in a law firm or in-house setting
  • Strong legal drafting and negotiation skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in English and ideally French and German but at least in French or German
  • Highly-developed organizational skills and be articulate, detail oriented and hard working
  • Ability to work independently, but within a team-focused environment
  • Proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint
  • Experience in servicing global clients preferred

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