Your Role and Responsibilities
IBM Lawyers provide advice and counsel on legal matters and business ethics and conduct and direct litigation. The focus for this role is on drafting and negotiating services type of transactions. You will be responsible for primarily providing advice and support to the business including assisting relevant business lines with contract drafting, commercial negotiation, and contract administration. The role will also include assisting the Regional Counsel in all legal matters including but not limited to regulatory matters, operational issues, HR matters, troubled projects, litigation, investigation, transactional support, etc.
The candidate will be expected to work with the local and wider global Legal team in supporting IBM s business. The candidate will also be expected to provide support for compliance and ethics matters.
Providing advice on a broad range of commercial issues of relevance to IBM.
Preparing, negotiating and advising on all aspects of contracts whether IBM standard terms or otherwise.
Working with various business lines, and the IBM s finance, regulatory and risk management teams, to provide solutions consistent with the IBM s corporate policies.
Ensuring documentation is maintained, and that organisational memory is retained, within the corporate business group.
Providing education on contracts and compliance issues (including business integrity, ethics, US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and local anti-corruption laws, rules and regulations)
To keep up-to-date with changes and developments in the law, developments in our industry and business and training and education throughout the career.