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Legal Counsel Senior Manager

multiple locations +view all Job No. r00182667 Full-time

Job Description

Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Global Innovation Network teams to efficiently identify and support first impression innovation legal issues.
  • Support Accenture’s Ventures & Open Innovation team to review prospective investment target technology and to implement post-investment relationship strategies.
  • Working with the Technology Incubation team to assess potential early stage services and products to identify relevant risks and appropriate risk mitigation strategies.
  • Identify legal and regulatory risks and develop mitigation and self-regulating governance strategies, in collaboration with colleagues across the business, GSL and the wider Accenture Legal team.
  • Developing guidance and training materials for the Innovation teams and other Legal teams including those responsible for client-facing contracting.

Qualifications

Knowledge Skills and Experience

  • 8+ years relevant experience in a corporate or law firm setting.
  • Experience analyzing complex facts and situations to provide risk analysis and mitigation strategies
  • Understanding of or willingness to learn about regulatory frameworks that may apply to the innovations, including with respect to data protection and privacy
  • Track record of developing trusted relationships with senior business leaders
  • Experience shaping deals and evaluating innovative commercial models for new product and service offerings

Behaviours and Attributes

  • Strong interest in learning about emerging technologies
  • Commitment to a creative, inclusive, and diverse workplace.  
  • A pragmatic and practical approach to advising and delivering legal support. 
  • Good communication skills, and the ability to influence and collaborate with multiple stakeholders.
  • Ability to working with diverse teams and developing trusted relationships with business leaders. 
  • Open to work with and understand cross-cultures and locations throughout the Accenture global organization.  

Education and Qualifications

  • Education: JD or equivalent degree or legal qualification and admitted to the bar (or local equivalents) in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law

Locations

Bucharest, Prague

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