General Lawyer - IBM - City of London - Wizbii

General Lawyer

  • By IBM
  • City of London (United Kingdom)
  • Law / Notary / Tax

Job description

As a General Lawyer for IBM you will be self-motivated and able to support IBM's contract engagements in the commercial and public sectors. You must be skilled and qualified to practice commercial and contracts law in this jurisdiction.

Key responsibilities include negotiating, drafting and advising upon a variety of commercial arrangements, to include master services agreements; framework agreements, agreements for the supply and support of hardware and software, XaaS agreements, as well as having or being able to build expertise in key subject areas such as cyber security, data privacy, intellectual property. Also supporting key legal projects as required from time to time. Strong experience negotiating contracts with outside counsel representing vendors and/or enterprise users is relevant and desired; in particular managed services, cloud and outsourcing type agreements.

Requirements for the role include experience supporting negotiation and drafting of client contracts supporting complex/high value/strategic offerings, and being able to identify and advise on legal risks. Responsibilities range across IBM hardware, software, services and solutions, including new strategic offerings.

Successful applicants will be extremely bright and engaging with several years PQE working on commercial and technology related agreements. Relevant in house experience is useful and welcome, but not a pre-requisite. Moreover, your intellect, a collaborative approach and genuine passion for enabling and driving technology deals will stand you in excellent stead for this opportunity.
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Required Education

Bachelor's Degree
Role ( Job Role )

General Lawyer
State / Province

Primary job category


(8660) IBM United Kingdom Limited
Contract type

Employment Type

Is this role a commissionable/sales incentive based position?

Travel Required

Up to 10% or 1 day a week
IBM Business Group

Preferred Education

Master's Degree
City / Township / Village

EO Statement

IBM is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.
Required Technical and Professional Expertise

·  Bachelor Degree,
·  Proven Transactional Lawyer Experience
·  Experience in supporting Complex high value strategic offerings
·  Certified in Law
·  Proven PQ Experience
·  English: Fluent

United Kingdom
Preferred Technical and Professional Experience

Secondary Job Category

General Legal
Eligibility Requirements

UK and EU
Position Type

Early Professional Track

Not Applicable - Professional Hire
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IBM est leader mondial au service de la technologie de l'information. Ses activités, toujours au service de l'innovation, gravitent autour du matériel informatique, des logiciels et des services informatiques. Fondé en 1911, cette multinationale américaine a son siège social général à New York, aux États-Unis. En France, c'est à Bois-Colombes que se situe le siège depuis 1914. IBM France est aussi présent dans toutes les plus grandes villes françaises (Paris, Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Montpellier...) et compte plus de 11000 collaborateurs.

L'entreprise très dynamique et en constante recherche d'innovation recrute régulièrement de jeunes diplômés en stages, alternances, VIE, CDD ou CDI pour être acteur de ce mouvement. La société offre des postes de consultants, de chefs de projet, architectes d'application, ingénieurs systèmes, mais prend également en charge des métiers tels que les ingénieurs marketing ou responsables ressources humaines. Peu importe la carrière que vous souhaitez bâtir, IBM peut vous permettre de vous épanouir grâce à ses nombreuses opportunités à travers le monde.

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