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You might hire a legal counsel to:

  • Provide legal assistance on various topics
  • Calculate risk and develop solutions for potential legal conflicts

  • Discuss difficult legal concepts and laws with stakeholders
  • Draft and track legal documents for a company
Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
A degree in law relevant to region
Strong research skills
Clear verbal and written communication skills
Keen attention to detail
Understanding of risk management techniques
Excellent time management
Effective negotiation skills 
Highly collaborative and willing to incorporate new ideas
Knowledge of corporate law and policies in the country of employment
Significantly organized on a moment-to-moment basis