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Sr Counsel

Description About the Position: The commercial legal team plays an integral role in the successful delivery of complex projects in National Grid’s US jurisdictions. The commercial attorney’s responsibilities will include working with the company’s procurement team and business departments on a wide range of agreements including SaaS contracts, software license agreements, professional service agreements, goods agreements, marketing agreements, construction agreements and non-disclosure agreements. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 6 years of experience in commercial contracts. Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to) : Providing sound commercial legal advice to internal clients on a wide variety of projects Drafting and negotiating a wide range of complex commercial agreements and ancillary documents Drafting and reviewing template commercial documents for use by internal clients Exercising independent judgment on legal matters to counsel middle and senior management clients Providing support and coaching to junior attorneys and legal assistants in order to share knowledge Performing legal research, due diligence and risk analysis for new business projects Ensuring all projects are appropriately assessed, designed, planned, resourced and scheduled in a timely and cost effective manner in order to ensure best value for National Grid Developing and utilizing peer group network in order to absorb and apply legal, market and regulatory best practice within own areas of specialty Challenging existing processes and continuously seeking ways to do things better in order to drive greater efficiencies for the business Effectively overseeing matters with significant strategic financial or reputational impact Qualifications National Grid is an equal opportunity employer that value s a broad diversity of talent, knowledge, experience and expertise. We foster a culture of inclusion t hat drives employee engagement to deliver superior performance to the communities we serve. National Grid is proud to be an affirmative action employer. We encourage minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans to join the National Grid team. Job : US Legal Primary Location : MA-Waltham Organisation : US Legal Schedule : Full-time Job Posting : Jan 9, 2018, 6:55:37 PM Unposting Date : Feb 9, 2018, 4:59:00 AMAdvertisement