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Sample corporate attorney job description

At [Company X], we handle complex business transactions on a daily basis. Our staff of dedicated attorneys helps ensure these transactions meet all risk and compliance standards and receive approval from all stakeholders and regulators. As a corporate attorney, you will be a part of this team, playing a crucial role in all business matters and various areas of corporate law. You’ll be responsible for helping to uphold the firm’s image and maintain a culture of excellence and professionalism.

Objectives of this role

  • Advise clients on all areas of corporate law
  • Lead merger processes and regulatory actions
  • Develop and retain new business
  • Collaborate with other attorneys to achieve business objectives
  • Keep up to date on regulatory trends and global affairs
  • Build trust with clients to foster long-lasting business relationships


  • Negotiate with clients to develop favorable terms
  • Review documents for accuracy, comprehensiveness, and compliance with all relevant regulations
  • Lead corporate legal processes such as mergers and transactions
  • Communicate with in-house and external counsel to prepare transaction documents
  • Advise stakeholders on risk and compliance matters
  • Consult on general corporate law

Skills and qualifications

  • Law degree from an accredited university
  • License to practice law in the relevant jurisdictions
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Comfort collaborating with a large team
  • Willingness to take responsibility for large transactions
  • Professional and courteous demeanor

Preferred qualifications

  • Knowledge of national regulations, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate law
  • Familiarity with corporate structures
  • Understanding of regional regulations and cross-border transactions
  • Proven ability to attract business and retain clients
  • Proficiency with billing and expensing software
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills