Bain & Company Inc

  • Contracts Counsel, EMEA

    Job Location UK-London | DE-Munich
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    Regular Full-Time
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  • Overview

    Bain & Company is one of the world’s leading global business consulting firms. It was founded in 1973 on the principle that consultants should deliver results, not just reports and has dedicated itself to working with global leaders to help them make better decisions. Bain’s passion in converting those decisions to actions while delivering the sustainable success they desire has resulted in our clients historically outperforming the stock market four to one. 

    We have worked with two-thirds of the Global 500, thousands of major regional and local organizations, countless startups and hundreds of nonprofits. Our work spans technology, analytics, strategy, marketing, organization and operations across all industries and geographies.


    With 55 offices across 36 countries around the world, we work seamlessly as one firm to serve our clients wherever they need us. Bain is consistently recognized around the globe as one of the best companies to work for and according to Glassdoor; Bain has ranked in Glassdoor’s top four companies for each of the last ten years and is only one of three companies to do so (Google and Apple the other 2). We aspire to be the best consulting firm in the world and in order for us to do that, we must continuously hire, develop and retain the world’s very best business talent.



    Firm Culture

    At Bain & Company we strive to make a difference in everything we do. Bain’s people enjoy collaboration and helping others succeed. Its distinctive ethos of ‘a Bainie never lets another Bainie fail’ is embedded in our individual and collective DNA. Bain recognizes that the single most important ingredient to our success is our people. They are approachable, humble, down to earth, and laugh a lot. While Bain’s people hold common goals, individuals drive the richness of its culture. The best way to fit in is to be yourself. Bain’s people like working with each other. We develop deep, enduring relationships with each other and our clients. And, we enjoy what we do and have fun along the way. Bain's enriching environment encourages people to achieve their best and make a lasting impact. The accelerated learning process at Bain is unparalleled. Bain provides the flexibility to pursue your passions and shape your career while with the firm. Bain’s culture is one of opportunity.                     



    Position Summary


    Based in Bain’s London or Munich office, you will support Bain’s Global Legal Department in reviewing, drafting and negotiating legal contracts. 


    • 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 and German


    • 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 German, additional languages are a plus
    • 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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