TE Connectivity's Commercial Law Teams provide a variety of general corporate and commercial legal services including contracts, legal rights, obligations, and privileges. They also review legal data and advise organization on appropriate legal action
Responsibilities & Qualifications
This person shall be responsible for:
- Supporting mostly Sonora and other regions within Mexico as needed on legal matters, mainly focused on Commercial, Labor and Employment, Trade and Compliance.
This new in-house Legal Counsel position is to provide legal support to TE’s Mexican operations, with focus on its Hermosillo and Empalme operations. This position requires an individual who is a professional and disciplined who possesses independent judgement and initiative, while upholding TE’s core values of integrity, teamwork, accountability and innovation.
Primary responsibilities include:
- Commercial matters: Draft, translate English-Spanish, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial contracts, including: sales, purchase, vendor, licensing and service agreements.
- Labor and Employment: provide legal support and counsel to mitigate and resolve disputes, provide trainings and manage outside counsel handling of litigation cases.
- Tax knowledge: provide tax-legal guidance on significant regulations that impact TE’s business.
- Policies and Procedures: Research and draft local policies and procedures as needed.
- Risk assessment: Understand, assess and provide meaningful risk evaluation and support to TE operations.
- General Advice: Provide general legal advice to the businesses.
- Administrative activities: Support with some administrative activities such as reporting, contract and case management.
- Compliance: Support compliance initiatives and investigations.
- Legal audits: Perform audits on commercial, trade and other legal areas.
- Government affairs: Support our government affairs organization on matters related to Mexico and specifically in Sonora.
- Law degree from an accredited Mexican law school and licensed to practice law in Mexico.
- A minimum of 5 years of experience in a major law firm and/or multinational corporation.
- Excellent contract drafting and negotiation skills.
- Managing outside counsel in litigation and other areas.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Experience interacting with senior corporate management.
- Review and approval of business publications and marketing material.