Senior Legal Counsel Mergers & Acquisitions

Job TitleSenior Legal Counsel Mergers & Acquisitions

Job Description

Job Description:

Summary : The candidate must provide legal support to the Global Mergers & Acquisition Group on a variety of strategic transactions.

Major areas of responsibility include:

  1. Evaluating, structuring, negotiating, drafting and providing advice on complex legal transactions such as product, business or company acquisitions or divestitures both domestically and internationally;

  2. Interacting with and advising corporate senior executives in multiple jurisdictions concerning legal and business issues;

  3. Responsibly identifying and analyzing legal and business risks and proposing appropriate solutions; and

  4. Ensuring that clients are kept abreast of all relevant legal developments in their areas of business.

Professional Skills:

  • The candidate must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and writing skills; the ability to draft and negotiate a wide variety of sophisticated contracts; the ability to work independently and effectively with limited supervision; the ability to exercise independent judgment; and ability to advise and cogently explain and discuss complex matters with clients.
  • The candidate must have a thorough understanding of legal principles applicable to many areas of practice, including a number of the following: supply, manufacture and distribution agreements, leases, corporate finance, business transactions (M&A), and IP licensing.
  • The candidate must have the ability to supervise outside counsel on substantial and diverse matters; the ability to work effectively and cooperatively with client teams from many disciplines.
  • The candidate must have the ability to advise clients regarding business tactics and strategies while assuring compliance with applicable laws, rules, and regulations, and regarding pending legislative and regulatory proposals impacting the Company's operations generally

Philips is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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