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Senior Counsel, Litigation & Employment Americas - Dallas ( 119404 )

Job function Commercial, Contentious

Main location Americas-United States-Texas-Dallas

Schedule Full-time

Working pattern Standard

Salary Competitive

Senior Counsel, Litigation & Employment Americas
Dallas, TX

Our purpose is to use the power of communications to make a better world For each other, for our customers, for society and our communities We need you to help us do this

Why this role matters

The Senior Counsel Litigation & Employment, Americas is responsible for leading and managing specialist legal advice in support of BTs operations in the Americas Senior Counsel Litigation & Employment is accountable to the Legal Director Americas for this role

What youll be doing

Senior Counsel Litigation & Employment will be responsible for ensuring that the specialist legal advice within Litigation & Employment Americas, is provided in a high-quality expert manner that is strategically focused to protect, support, and enable BTs strategic goals This will involve an agile approach to prioritization of resources (both internal capacity and use of external budget), according to an appropriate clear and simple operating model that contributes to the overall transformative BT Legal operating model, to ensure cost-effective provision of high quality legal advice/support

Senior Counsel Litigation & Employment will partner with the other direct reports to the Legal Director Americas and the Litigation & Employment Legal team in the UK and ROW to ensure the appropriate provision of specialist advice/support

Development of the Litigation & Employment team to provide career and personal development opportunities, agile working, and a strong sense of personal identity for the Litigation & Employment team

Direct litigation of over 200 cases totaling $500M across region, including tax, intellectual property portfolio enforcement, and licensing
Managing the Litigation & Employment legal support in the Americas with accountability to the Americas Legal Director to ensure high quality legal expertise, and strong advice working in partnership with other key stakeholders in the business, to contribute to the development of BTs strategic objectives

Developing brilliant operational practices and behaviors across the Litigation & Employment team in the Americas

Well also need to see these on your CV

An experienced lawyer with expertise in advising on complex legal issues at senior levels
A strong leader who can challenge the status quo and influence across BT & the wider industry in order to support and help deliver BTs strategic objectives, and manage/mitigate legal risks
A pragmatic team player, adept at holding others to account through a challenging and supportive leadership style, whilst consistently delivering on their own commitments
Strategic thinker with proven experience driving concepts to deliver longer term vision with the ability to cut through barriers to bring real clarity and focus to delivering for our customers
An expert in their field with experience of and credibility in engaging with the legal Industry in a wider sense
Experience of mitigating risks, implanting best practice and following strict governance procedures
Leads, champions and manages conflicting priorities with ownership of successful delivery of key programmes
A proven ability to manage and develop a team, identify skill gaps, hold individuals to account and improve performance year on year
Overall broad legal knowledge (commercial law, litigation, & IP law, etc) and in-depth understanding of how legal issues affect technology organizations

Experienced lawyer with more than 10 years of experience in advising on complex legal issues in large corporate organizations in employment law

Why choose us

BT in the Americas is a leading expert in managed networked IT services, operating globally and delivering locally We work for 8,500 organizations, such as Nestle Purina, BMW, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, Heinz, PepsiCo, Bristol-Myers Squibb, JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, Fiat- Chrysler, Microsoft, NATO, NYSE, Thomson Reuters, Unilever, Volkswagen, Volvo and many more By combining products and services with industry-specific solutions and consulting expertise, we deliver efficient and secure systems to our customers

BT has had a presence in the United States for more than 30 years Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, we have more than 3000 professionals, with offices in over 35 key cities across the US, Canada and Latin America BT owns and operates its own network infrastructure in North America This includes nation-wide reach to all major US cities with MPLS nodes across the US, making up one of the larger MPLS networks of any carrier in the region This expanded footprint enables us to reach over 80 PERCENT of key customer sites, as well as extending coverage beyond the US with MPLS points across the region

BT sets high standards for its employees, but also strives to provide a work environment and culture that fosters health and wellbeing Above and beyond your base salary, annual bonus, and full comprehensive benefits, BT offers high deductible health plans that empower employees to make good health care decisions, with the ability to use funds from a health savings account - to which BT contributes - that the employee manages and controls In addition to a generous vacation allowance, all employees receive an additional 3 paid days per year to volunteer in their communities

Existing authorization to work in the United States is required Relocation support for this position is not currently available

BT is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status

We value different perspectives, skills and experiences Were creating an inclusive working culture where people from all backgrounds can succeed Thats why we welcome applications from all parts of the community

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : IT-Hardware/Networking, Telecom
Functional Area : Legal/Law
Role : Corporate
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 20th Jan 2020

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