Contract Drafting Associate

For over ten years the Pangea3 team at Thomson Reuters has been the global leader in legal process outsourcing services, allowing corporations and law firms to save valuable time and money on resource-intensive tasks. That leadership continues with a new vision for a new era. Thomson Reuters Legal Managed Services now delivers Pangea3 expertise, with a best practices approach to leveraging the right combination of advanced technology, legal expertise and sophisticated processes.

This is an exciting time to join the Thomson Reuters' global family. You will be working in a high-growth, and fast-paced environment with legal, engineering and business professionals who are committed to excellence and successfully supporting corporate and law firm clients around the world. Our teams excel in the areas of eDiscovery and document review, contract lifecycle management, due diligence, financial trade documentation and regulatory change management.

We can say with confidence that the hard work and dedication of our over 1800, full-time professionals is unmatched by anyone else in the industry. Our teams love what they do and we're delighted that our clients seem to like it too. We honored to be an industry-recognized leader, continuously winning prestigious awards year after year. Visit us online at www.legalsolutions.com/lms

The primary responsibilities include:

Perform First Line Review of contracts e.g. Patent License Agreements, IT Procurement Agreements, Web Hosting Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Software and Data License Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, Vendor Services Agreements, Master Services Agreements, Statements of Work, Purchase and License Agreements, Sponsor Research Agreements, Inter Institutional Agreements, Supply and Distribution Agreements, Staffing, Consulting and Teaming Agreements, Lease Agreements, Estoppels and SNDAA and other commercial contracts.

  • Assist senior team members in negotiating contracts for our clients from various sectors such as Banking, Telecom, Healthcare, Aerospace, Heavy Industries, Manufacturing Companies, Finance Company, Human Resource Solutions and IT Services Industry, Universities, Film Production House, Global Webhosting Company, Power Management Company etc.
  • Contribute towards the creation of project playbooks and other knowledge tools to successfully meet client expectations.
  • Draft responses to parties' stands to ensure conformity to client specifications to ensure best representation of client requirements in agreements to be reviewed by senior.
  • Accompany Senior for client/customer negotiation calls and prepare call notes.
  • Act as a team player while working with a team of lawyers within the organization as well as the clients' legal representatives and business team on projects involving the agreements described above.
  • Provide professional, timely, and prompt service and responses to the Delivery Managers so that they can support the client contact and the sales team

 

  • Attend and participate actively in mandatory and non- mandatory training and certification courses.
  • Confirm to deadlines on client deliverables without delays and re negotiate deadlines (when necessary) well in advance of originally scheduled deadline; escalate client issues promptly and appropriately; consistently complete real time client call notes.

COMPETENCIES:

  • Good analytical & logical skills.
  • Knowledge of English/Grammar enabling efficient comprehension of clients' documents, codes, abstracts and other deliverables
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Must be computer savvy and able to learn and adapt to different client respective processes in order to be able to function smoothly and integrate with the client's system.
  • Responsiveness - Sensitive to client deadlines
  • Team Player - Ability to co-operate and work as a team member and encourage colleagues, maintains positive attitude contributing to team morale

Thomson Reuters provides professionals with the intelligence, technology and human expertise they need to find trusted answers. We enable professionals in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, and media markets to make the decisions that matter most, all powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

QUALIFICATION:

JD Required

Bar Admission preferred in any state

EXPERIENCE:

1 - 3 years

At Thomson Reuters, we believe what we do matters. We are passionate about our work, inspired by the impact it has on our business and our customers. As a team, we believe in winning as one - collaborating to reach shared goals, and developing through challenging and meaningful experiences. With over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries, we work flexibly across boundaries and realize innovations that help shape industries around the world. Making this happen is a dynamic, evolving process, and we count on each employee to be a catalyst in driving our performance - and their own.

As a global business, we rely on diversity of culture and thought to deliver on our goals. To ensure we can do that, we seek talented, qualified employees in all our operations around the world regardless of race, color, sex/gender, including pregnancy, gender identity and expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under country or local law. Thomson Reuters is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer providing a drug-free workplace.

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