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Legal Director - LATAM
Contract Type
Permanent
Country
MEXICO
Location
Guadalajara

Your Opportunity

As Director Regional Legal Counsel LAM you will provide proactive and continuous legal advise acting as a business partner to support sales and Regional activities.

Your Mission

  • Manage (key) legal issues and legal aspects for the relevant region
  • Negotiate frame/master agreements with Key Customers
  • Negotiate, review and draft terms & conditions (indemnities, choice of law, dispute resolution, limitations of liability, insurance, etc) of sales/commercial agreements in the Region for or related to the supply of equipment, services and parts, as well as terms and conditions for agency and broker agreements, in accordance with legal policy
  • Provide legal support to business stakeholders regarding contract interpretation and guidance, particularly regarding commercial and insurance claims or other issues that develop during contract execution
  • Support Sidel on regulatory issues, more specifically providing relevant legal advice and support on competition law and export control issues
    Support site management on local legal compliance requirements (HS&E, HR, food safety, etc.)
  • Train sales and purchasing teams on relevant legal, contractual, and compliance issues associated with international business activities and contracts
  • Actively participate in Regional management team(s) and support implementation of management decisions
  • Manage Regional litigation and disputes and compliance with law
  • Coordinate external legal services, incl. selecting and managing outside counsel

Your Profile

  • Degree in Law
  • Fluent legal English and Spanish (Portuguese is a plus)
  • Minimum of 5-10 years of experience of general legal corporate matters
  • Preferably mixed background in law firm/industry 
  • Good understanding of legal issues and needs in international business, including experience in managing international and cross-functional matters

Contract Type
Permanent
Country
MEXICO
Location
Guadalajara
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