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New South Wales
Sunday, July 17, 2022
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* Chatswood - New South Wales - Australia

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Description and Requirements

Lenovo is seeking a Senior Legal Associate for its Legal Center of Excellence ("Legal COE"), reporting to Asia-Pacific Lead Senior Counsel, Legal COE. The successful candidate will be providing legal support for commercial transactions in Australia, New Zealand and other areas of the Asia Pacific region with the application of project management, process innovation, technology and tools to the delivery of legal work in a way that drives both improved risk-mitigation and improved efficiency.

Position responsibilities include:

  • Drafting and negotiating a high volume of sales agreements, service agreements, and a variety of other commercial contracts including confidentiality agreements, license agreements, data processing agreements, professional services agreements, assignments and amendments.
  • Providing advice and counsel on legal, compliance and business transactions, including risk analysis, presenting options and opportunities where required.
  • Collaborating with domestic and overseas internal counsels, marketing and sales teams, product developers as well as with Lenovo’s customers and suppliers as needed.
  • Developing and implementing legal efficiencies to support business teams and improve contract processes and operations.
  • Improve and create contract templates and playbooks.
  • Work closely with clients and legal teams on strategic initiatives in support of all business units.

The successful candidate will have:

  • LLB or equivalent law degree
  • A valid Australian practicing certificate
  • 3+ years (post-admission to the Supreme Court) of drafting and negotiation experience in a fast-paced environment, preferably focused on technology transactions.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal interaction in a highly customer-satisfaction focused environment
  • Developed critical thinking and proactive problem-solving skills, with a willingness to get into the details of complex problems and drive creative solutions
  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills necessary to explain complex matters to clients in a manner that is readily understandable in order to ensure well-informed business decisions.
  • Detail-oriented, with outstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple transactions and projects simultaneously under deadline pressure
  • Demonstrated exceptional judgment, integrity and ability to give practical advice appropriately weighing legal and business objectives
  • A strong team player who can work well with colleagues in all functional groups
  • Committed to their personal growth and development by actively seeking feedback and responding with constructive action

* Chatswood - New South Wales - Australia