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Senior Legal Counsel (m/f) - Contract management - Job based in Luxembourg

Date:  29-Nov-2022

Luxembourg, LU

Company:  Deloitte Luxembourg
Job Function:  Internal Functions
Seniority:  Manager levels
Contract Type:  Open-term

Your jobs purpose

Our internal Legal Department supports Deloitte’s business by serving as a added-value advisors to the Firm and providing the highest quality legal services to Deloitte’s service lines and other internal functions.

As Senior legal counsel, you will negotiate a large range of contracts to support and protects the Firm’s interests. 

You’ll work with internal stakeholders across the Firm providing business and legal analysis and related guidance, interfacing extensively with partners and the management of the Firm.

We’re counting on you to help Deloitte’s internal Legal Department become even better. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself.

Your role and next challenge

  •  Serve as a trusted advisor to the Firm by providing practical legal advice and counseling on key legal risks associated with a broad range of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters.
  • Draft and negotiate clients facing professional services contracts and general terms of business for all service lines of the Deloitte Luxembourg entities, documents while mastering the highest level of risk mitigation for Deloitte Luxembourg.
  • Effectively assessing, balancing, and communicating to business stakeholders the risks and benefits associated with the contracts and take an active part in decision-making related to legal and commercial matters to ensure that the agreement fit for the business’ needs.
  • Building rapport with internal clients and stakeholders to deliver exceptional service to such clients and stakeholders.
  • Understanding legal and client business goals and how they impact the types of services procured.
  • Collaborating with other team members in working through complex issues.
  • Coordinating with internal cross-functional teams in order to provide a comprehensive risk assessment and risk management.
  • Participate in local and global legal initiatives and internal projects.
  • Creating legal awareness though the Firm.
  • After an initial integration period, you will assist in guiding and training junior lawyers within the team and more generally, you will be involved in organising work and facilitating the sharing of knowledge.


Your skills for success

  • Master's degree in Law, with 2 years of strong and practical professional experience as in-house lawyer in an “international environment”.
  • Knowledge in the investment fund field would be an asset.
  • English (fluent, spoken and in writing) and French. German considered as an advantage.
  • Ability to grasp, understand, and accurately articulate and document complex transactions and to obtain information to reach sound conclusions.
  • Business awareness and strong ability to provide practical advice and solutions to meet business needs thanks to your Can-do attitude and your flexibility.
  • Ability to manage contract volume and respond to a broad scope of client issues in the face of internal and external pressure.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills along with the confidence and ability to influence senior leaders.
  • Team player with ability to interact with multiple levels in an organization.

We offer You

  • Be part of a young, dynamic and fast-paced international team
  • An entrepreneurial working environment giving priority to team work;
  • A challenging role within a renowned organisation;
  • A multicultural environment where we promote diversity, talent & ideas;
  • The ability to work and interact with a wide variety of specialists;
  • Internal trainings and career development.



We want to hear from you! Join us and...


  • Develop your skills with a tailor-made training plan
  • Expand your network in the Luxembourgish and international market
  • Enjoy flexible work arrangements
  • Profit from our Global network for career opportunities


What impact will you make?


Every day, your work will make an impact that matters, while you thrive in a dynamic culture of inclusion, collaboration and high performance. As the undisputed leader in professional services, Deloitte is where you'll find unrivaled opportunities to succeed and realize your full potential.


One of our firm-wide priorities is to deliver a globally uniform level of quality in our services so that our clients experience a consistent, exceptional Deloitte. To achieve this, global standards have been developed that define the most critical capabilities required by client service professionals across the globe. These help our professionals understand what is expected from them and to focus on their personal development. Please click here to discover the standards for this role.


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With  more than 120 partners and 2,300 employees, Deloitte Luxembourg is one of the Grand Duchy's largest, strongest and oldest professional services firms. For 70 years, our talented teams have been serving clients in various industries delivering high added-value offerings to national and international clients in audit and assurance, consulting, financial advisory, risk advisory, tax, and related services. Deloitte Luxembourg is part of the global Deloitte network.

Requisition ID:  9603

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