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United Kingdom
Thursday, June 17, 2021
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Description and Requirements

This role will be responsible for advising the IDG Services Team within the Solutions and Services Group on all legal requirements relating to IDG Services and will work with the Legal Director of Solutions and Services Group to support the creation of new attached services, software and managed services.

Job Responsibilities (Essential functions and duties): 

·        Advising IDG Services Team on a wide range of regulatory and commercial legal issues

  • provide legal support for the Lenovo Team managing IDG Services who develop new services, software and solutions
  • assist with the development of new solutions and services to facilitate sales across SSG and oversea their global roll out
  • collaborate with internal and outside counsel, specific subject matter experts, and stakeholders
  • work closely with Lenovo’s lawyers, as well as IDS Services teams in the U.S., Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific.
  • Work closely with the COE to ensure that if the COE is supporting Solutions and Services from SSG they have the necessary training, playbooks and templates
  • advise IDG Services on a wide range of regulatory and commercial legal issues
  • draft and negotiate lease finance contracts with customers and third-party funders
  • effectively engage in issue-spotting and involving legal subject matter experts within the broader corporate-level Lenovo Legal Department
  • work efficiently to supplement internal resources across Lenovo’s geographies with advice from outside as needed
  • draft standard templates for new solutions and services
  • work with the COE to establish a template library for all IDG Services so they can be easily found and maintained
  • Establish a clear engagement process between legal and service development teams


Job Requirements – Knowledge/Skills/Abilities/Competencies (KSAC’s) and Prior Work Experience

·        8+ years’ experience corporate/commercial legal work

·        Experience advising on the establishment of new solutions and services, SaaS, software development

·        Experience in a national or global law firm, or experience as in-house commercial counsel in a global company

·        Strong problem-solving skills

·        Ability, confidence, and gravitas necessary to advise leadership within the company, exercising sound business and legal judgment

·        Ability to anticipate, proactively manage and mitigate legal risks; and effectively advise on risk management and mitigation

·        ​Ability to manage multiple projects, including transactional work and strategic projects, and set priorities and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, global work environment

·        Ability to remain calm under pressure, to learn from experience and peers, and to be a team player

Educational Requirements:

·        Law Degree, JD Degree

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