Reporting to the General Counsel or Senior Legal Counsel, the incumbent will be responsible for providing a wide range of legal services mainly related to commercial activities.
Providing legal advice to other departments and divisions, with an emphasis on the Marketing Division;
Drafting, revising and clearing commercial agreements for IATA divisions;
Assisting IATA staff in negotiating, including marketing agreements, agreements for the sale of products or services, licensing, marketing, training, development and hotel as well as project agreements;
Conducting legal research on commercial and/or industry matters as requested by the General Counsel;
Reviewing contracts and other legal documents developed by IATA staff, and assisting with industry related legal projects as necessary;
Developing model agreements for IATA's day to day operations;
Any other tasks as assigned by the General Counsel.
University degree in Law and current member of a recognized Bar Association (Postgraduate degree in business law would be an asset);
Three to five years of experience in a law firm or as an in-house counsel with general commercial legal work; Emphasis on intellectual property law and international experience would be preferred;
Proficient in English; any other language would be an asset;
Excellent written and oral communication skills;
Well organized and capable of working under pressure;
Self-starter individual capable of working with little supervision as well as a team player;
Client orientation and results driven.
Candidates must possess and exhibit the following core IATA values:
Be people and team oriented, focused on results, embrace innovation and change, and demonstrate leadership and personal integrity