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IBM Attorney in Beijing, China

Introduction

At IBM, work is more than a job - it's a calling: To build. To design. To code. To consult. To think along with clients and sell. To make markets. To invent. To collaborate. Not just to do something better, but to attempt things you've never thought possible. To lead in this new era of technology and solve some of the world's most challenging problems.

Your Role and Responsibilities

Responsibilities:

• Review, draft, and negotiate a large number of complex customer transactions within a corporate environment

• Response to RFP

• Lead/Support client/customer negotiation on site

• Advise internal clients on business practice and corporate policy

• Participate as the local contracting focal point in an international deal

• Provide contract training for internal client

• Help handle dispute resolution

• Provide legal opinions on various matters

• Provide legal support to various corporate matters as assigned, such as business license, chop management, board resolutions, litigations, general procurement, treasury, etc.

• Provide legal support to non-customer contracts

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

• JD/LLB/LLM in law

• Admitted to Chinese Bar or a foreign bar

• 8 to 10 years of practice in a law firm or in a corporation

• Proven ability to efficiently manage a large volume of transactions

• Independently manage drafting transactional documents and correspondence

• General understanding and appreciation of Intellectual Property issues as they apply to commercial IT transactions

• Able to present innovative, original solutions

• Responsive and follows through on commitments

• Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Chinese

• Working experience in int’l law firm or MNC as a plus

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise

• Able to present innovative, original solutions

• Responsive and follows through on commitments

• Strong time management, prioritization, and organizational skills

• Excellent oral and written communication skills in both English and Chinese

• Working experience in int’l law firm or MNC as a plus

About Business Unit

IBM Corporate Headquarters (CHQ) team represents a variety of functions such as marketing, finance, legal, operations, HR, and more, all working together to solve some of the world's most complex problems, help our clients achieve success and build collaborative work environments for IBMers.

Your Life @ IBM

What matters to you when you’re looking for your next career challenge?

Maybe you want to get involved in work that really changes the world. What about somewhere with incredible and diverse career and development opportunities – where you can truly discover your passion? Are you looking for a culture of openness, collaboration and trust – where everyone has a voice? What about all of these? If so, then IBM could be your next career challenge. Join us, not to do something better, but to attempt things you never thought possible.

Impact. Inclusion. Infinite Experiences. Do your best work ever.

About IBM

IBM’s greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that progress is made through progressive thinking, progressive leadership, progressive policy and progressive action. IBMers believe that the application of intelligence, reason and science can improve business, society and the human condition. Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are the largest technology and consulting employer in the world, with more than 380,000 IBMers serving clients in 170 countries.

Location Statement

For additional information about location requirements, please discuss with the recruiter following submission of your application.

Being You @ IBM

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.

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