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  • Legal & Compliance Manager Panamá

  • Location: Panama, Panama City
  • Salary: Up to £10 per annum
  • Contract: Permanent
  • Ref: 808620/001
  • Managed by: Dennis Mello

Position: Legal & Compliance Manager

Location: Panamá

  • Responsible for legal initiatives for the company, providing effective advice on the strategies and their implementation and overseeing the work of outside counsel. The professional will be directly involved in complex business transactions in negotiating critical contracts. All the responsibilities should be developed following guidelines established by the company and the global Headquarters, for the fulfilment of the Code of Business Conduct and other policies.

MAIN TASKS:

  • 1. Provide effective advice on the company strategies and their implementation, giving continuing counsel and guidance on legal matters and on legal implications of all matters;

  • 2. Act as legal advisor, in line with global policies and best practices;

  • 3. Serve as key lawyer on all major business transactions, including acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures and drafting and negotiating commercial contracts;

  • 4. Judge the merits of court cases or other litigation-types filed against or on behalf of the company, work with the appropriate Executives to define a strategic defence and approve settlements of disputes where warranted

  • 5. Assume ultimate responsibility for ensuring the company conducts its business in compliance with applicable laws and regulations and according to the Code of Business Conduct and other relevant policies;

  • 6. Advise on legal aspects on subjects of Financing, Corporate Law, Labor Relations, Environmental Law, Administrative Law, Foreign Exchange Law, Litigation, Tax and Criminal Issues, including assessing and advising on current and future business structures and legal entities;

  • 7. Ensure good Corporate image of the company, maintaining good relationships with the Stakeholders;

  • 8. Report to Latin America Legal VP (based in Rio de Janeiro) all Legal Risks and Issues pertaining to the Subsidiary.

Role managed by: Dennis Mello
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