Corporate Counsel Resume Example

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Romney Fox

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PROFILE

Skilled negotiator recognized by senior management, Corporate Law Specialist with 8 years of diversified experience providing expert counsel. Proven ability to facilitate corporate processes, trademark and patent licensing, and merger/acquisition agreements securing favorable company terms. Offering strong leadership skills, guiding both in-house and external teams through complex deals. Persuasive communicator with a favorable verdict track record.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • EU jurisdiction qualified lawyer/solicitor, with rights to reside and work within the EU.
  • A team player and consensus builder with great people skills and a good sense of humor who can effectively and efficiently collaborate and build relationships with attorneys and business clients at all levels throughout the organization.
  • Highest standards of ethics and integrity.
  • Have a commercial mindset and ability to work effectively with the business to advise on legal risks.
  • Extensive knowledge of listing rules and familiarity generally with DTR.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

09/2014 - 06/2019, Corporate Counsel, Natixis, Ireland, United Kingdom

Key Responsibilities & Contributions:

  • Increased legal department operational efficiency by 15% through restructured contract request guidelines and workflow, while ensuring legal risks were minimized and business objectives maintained.
  • Managed a network of outside counsel, primarily in EMEA but also in other regions outside of North America to support transactions and report on legal spend as part of a managed budget.
  • Identified and advised General Counsel on risk and related issues and provided suggestions for resolution.
  • Created and implemented claims reporting processes.
  • Provided front-line legal support for all divisions and service and product offerings across all geographies.
  • Collaborated with management in London and in Paris and worked seamlessly with other Natixis staff in London and Paris
  • Provided excellent transactional support, support for product and other initiatives and innovation and key strategic projects.
  • Recognized with highest client satisfaction reports compared to 10 fellow attorneys in legal department.
  • Provided client education and training on relevant legal issues, developed processes and policies to support various business lines in marketing needs and efficiencies. 

EDUCATION

01/2014 - 01/2014, Juris Doctorate in Law, University of Dublin

Graduated with Honors

Top 5% of the Programme

03/2009 - 08/2013, Bachelor's Degree in Law, University of Dublin

Graduated with Honors

The 2011 Academic Excellence Award winner

HIGHLIGHTS OF EXPERTISE

MS Office Suite
Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
Regulatory Compliance
Global privacy laws/GDPR
Policy & procedure development

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