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Legal Specialist

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Medellín Colombia


South Pole

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As a part of the Legal team you will provide support to the Colombian Carbon Tax team by reviewing contracts essential to the operation of the team. Furthermore, this role shall also advise the company regarding environmental and/or public law, all in all, reducing the turn-around times of legal requests and remove bottlenecks in the legal support to the Colombian office

Tasks and responsibilities

  • Review contracts needed by the Coltax team
  • Prepare new templates for the Coltax activities
  • Give legal advice during negotiations with clients
  • Answer legal questions from the Colombian Carbon Tax team
  • General support to other units in the Colombian office
  • Prepare and carry out learning sessions about environmental/public law
  • Provide general support about legal requests

Your profile

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Law, ideally with an emphasis in Environmental Law or Public Law
  • At least 3 years of work experience in environmental related companies
  • Knowledge of Colombian laws regarding land tenure is a must
  • Excellent oral and written command of English is a must
  • Good writing and communication skills
  • Advanced skills in MS Office Suite, Google Drive, IT platforms and technologies are essential
  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to be productive and efficient in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong personal interest for sustainability and climate change

We offer

  • Excellent team spirit within the world’s leading independent sustainability company
  • Be part of a growing and multicultural company
  • Work autonomously as well as within a large and international team of passionate sustainability professionals
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