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Attorney (001527) in London at Inmarsat

Date Posted: 4/8/2018

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Job Description

Primary Purpose of the Role:


The Attorney will report to the Senior Attorney, and will advise stakeholders across the business on a wide range of legal matters, with the knowledge and pace which reflects Inmarsat’s standard, operating in a highly competitive and technical environment.    As a key member of the Group legal function he or she will be required to provide commercial, corporate and regulatory advice on all aspects of Inmarsat's commercial ventures, negotiation and ambitions.

The individual will draw on his/her extensive legal experience in a telecommunications and/or high tech environment to support the company in its approach to commercial and contractual matters, and to mitigate risk.


Job Requirements

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide legal support to Business Units, drafting and negotiation of direct and indirect distribution agreements
  • Drafting and negotiation of a range of commercial agreements – including manufacturing, infrastructure, roaming, IP
  • Provide legal advice to all levels of the Company both directly and working with the legal team
  • Advise on pertinent regulation in the areas of telecommunications, data protection, data storage and compliance
  • Advise and support on all corporate transactions – including due diligence, joint ventures, collaboration agreements
  • Provide advice on matters of litigation
  • Support the internal contracts team to negotiate supplier contracts and distribution agreements, and to mitigate risk


Essential Knowledge and Skills: 

  • Qualified UK lawyer
  • 2 - 5 years’ PQE gained at first-tier law firms
  • Experienced in commercial transactions
  • International experience as will be supporting a global business
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team spirit
  • Highly responsive
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Pragmatic, commercial approach to advising internal clients
  • An excellent command of written and oral English
  • Able to work autonomously as required
  • Good common sense
  • Telecommunications experience a plus


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