The Legal Counsel – Transactions position requires broad experience in corporate legal matters, including managing strategic programs, governance, transactions and investments. Among other things, you will: • Support BCG’s analysis, execution and post-transaction management of inorganic growth opportunities, including acquisitions and divestitures, strategic minority and financial investments, and strategic partnerships and joint ventures • Assist in handling corporate governance and structuring initiatives • Team with other members of BCG’s legal team to provide thought leadership and advice to various internal functions, including negotiation and execution of strategic partnerships, joint ventures, acquisitions, divestitures, investments, and other transactions • Work seamlessly with tax, finance, and HR functions to provide practical, actionable advice • Take ownership of discreet legal initiatives as they arise based upon changing business priorities • Be experienced in quickly and independently spotting issues, managing complex transactions and drafting partnership, alliance, acquisition, divestiture and investment documents • Contribute to developing and maintaining Legal Team intellectual property, including template forms and other materials • Perform other duties as assigned or required
YOU'RE GOOD AT :
An individual successful in this position will excel in: • Superior analytical skills and creative problem-solving ability, with an appreciation for striking a practical balance between business and legal objectives • Talent for absorbing new skill sets and areas of expertise quickly and comfortably and the flexibility to deal with a diverse international set of clients and advisors • The ability to quickly comprehend complex sets of international laws and regulations and interpret those laws within the context of BCG’s global policies • A positive, dynamic, client-focused approach to legal practice • Ability to perform successfully and produce results in a fast-paced, intellectually intense, client-oriented environment • Being a pragmatic, high-energy professional, with personal and professional self-confidence • Being proactive, hardworking, and a team player who leads by being persuasive and credible • Having the interpersonal skills necessary to build relationships throughout a loosely structured organization
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS) :
• Graduate degree (J.D.) in Law from an accredited law school and admitted to practice • 5+ years of transactional and/or corporate experience with international exposure; prior buy- and sell-side transactional and VC investment experience preferred • 5+ years with a reputable law firm or in a sophisticated in-house legal department; prior in-house experience preferred • Excellent written and oral communication skills • English fluency
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