We are seeking a Senior Litigation Counsel, based in the U.S. The Senior Litigation Counsel reports directly to the Head Commercial with a “dotted line” to the DGC. The Senior Litigation Counsel manages all pending or threatened litigation matters against the Company, across a number of regions, as well as legal claims brought by the Company against third parties. As required or necessary with respect to governmental disputes, claims or investigations, the Senior Litigation Counsel coordinates with the senior counsel who is responsible for the relevant subject matter (e.g., the Senior Litigation Counsel will coordinate with the Head Regulatory with respect to disputes, claims or investigations brought by telecom regulatory bodies).
The Senior Litigation Counsel’s responsibilities include:
Skills / Experience Requirements: A J.D., LLB, LLM (or a foreign equivalent) with admission to the bar in at least one relevant jurisdiction with good standing and a minimum of eight (8) to ten (10) years of post-qualification experience, gained in both private practice and in-house. Essential skills include: a track record in team building skills, experience in complex litigation and other dispute resolution matters in one or more key jurisdictions where the Company operates and faces increased likelihood of claims. An international telecommunications background is recommended, but not required provided that the candidate has relevant litigation/dispute resolution experience. Excellent negotiation, communication and technical skills, with the ability to work autonomously and manage multiple litigation or other dispute matters and outside counsel across a range of relevant jurisdictions, substantial experience in liaising with management level in large organizations and proven credentials working in a range of international business environments are essential.