A senior corporate counsel position is part of an organization’s executive legal team. Responsibilities include negotiating and drafting various business contracts and service agreements, such as finance agreements, acquisition agreements, and joint venture agreements. The senior corporate counsel also performs review for all contracts, forms, and legal documents, making recommendations for any changes or additions to these documents. They are responsible for selecting and working with any outside counsel that the business uses, developing complex business contracts, and determining when legal actions are necessary.
Senior Corporate Counsel Tasks
Oversee litigation when it arises.
Draft, negotiate, review, and communicate agreements, documents, and policies.
Advise all departments on legal norms, restrictions, and policies.
Supervise technology and documentation processes.