Shell Legal Counsel IT and Digitalization - Houston, TX in Houston, Texas
Legal Counsel IT and Digitalization - Houston, TX
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An excellent opportunity for a legal counsel who wants to further explore new areas of the law and continue to grow their knowledge of Artificial Intelligence and Digitalisation, translating that into practical, actionable best practice. You’ll help to put this developing team on the map across Shell and in doing so, grow your own reputation.
What’s the role?
You’ll be helping Shell to explore the future of energy and contributing to building a community of IT-savvy lawyers who have the potential to become a very valuable part of our Legal domain.
Your role will be to advise, draft and negotiate with internal and external parties globally, providing Shell’s Digital Strategy and Digital Centre of Expertise with a broad-range of IT-related agreements. You’ll sharpen your already-impressive knowledge of new and emerging digital technologies, such as artificial intelligence, blockchain, the internet of things and robotics; it’s vital you can advise on new business models and commercial opportunities in these areas, with a keen eye for legal risks, pitfalls and mitigation strategies.
A key part of the role is to cultivate and sustain relationships both within legal and across the world of Shell; by promoting awareness of what we do, you’ll help the team to become widely recognised for their expertise.
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Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories. In the US, we have operated for over a century and are a major oil and gas producer onshore and in the Gulf of Mexico, a recognized innovator in exploration and production technology, and a leading manufacturer and marketer of fuels, natural gas and petrochemicals. We deliver energy responsibly; operate safely with respect to our neighbours and work to minimize our environmental impact. We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.
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Houston - EP Center Americas
Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
JD from an accredited US law school is required.
Minimum three (3) years experience as a Licensed Attorney in good standing in Texas or another state in the United States (or have the ability to become immediately eligible to be admitted to the State Bar of Texas).
Significant post-qualification experience in IT law and general commercial law.
Firm grasp of all areas of commercial and IT legal issues.
Experience working with businesses to deliver timely, cost-effective, commercially-focused legal services;
Experience of working in an Agile environment.
Interest in new technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, the Internet of Things and that you’re conversant with the associated legal implications.
Ability to work directly with experts in their field, it’s vital to have the all-round communication skills to translate that information into language that’s readily understood by non-technical clients and colleagues.
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