Global Law Associate

London, United Kingdom (UK), Boeing UK [00000179456]

Field(s) of expertise
Procurement and Legal
Job type

About this job

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The Boeing Company (“Boeing”) is seeking an experienced legal professional to support its legal operations as part of Boeing’s Global Law Affairs group.  The Global Law Associate [International Paralegal] will report to and work directly with the Business Manager for the Boeing Law Department, Boeing Regional Counsel and Country Counsel for Europe, Russia, and Israel (ERI), and interface with a variety of Law Department attorneys and staff in regard to particular business unit or functional matters.  This requisition is for a locally hired position in the UK and has the following responsibilities:

  • Business Support.  Under the supervision of Regional and Country Counsel, provide broad-ranging legal support to the Boeing businesses in the region, particularly assisting the UK supply chain function with legal advice on procurement documents, contractual negotiations and disputes.
  • Corporate.  Support ERI M&A deals and assist with board fiduciary duties, annual training.
  • Special Projects.  Work with the Regional and Country Counsel on special projects that enhance to efficiency and responsiveness of the Law Department in the region, with demonstrated ability to be flexible, adaptable, and drive projects to completion.
  • Research.  Provide timely and targeted legal and factual research and analyzes, with expertise in Lexis/Nexis, Westlaw and other legal research engines as appropriate, including research on English law, EU and local law matters using available English sources.
  • Regulatory.  Review and develop understanding of national and regional regulatory regimes that will have an impact on the company.  Understand and be able to communicate U.S. and local regulations as well as internal procedures associated with the giving and accepting of gifts and gratuities to commercial and government persons. File documents or make inquiries with local agencies to support legal requirements.
  • Drafting and Review.  Draft, review, collect, and organize training materials, substantive presentations, general commercial contracts, letters, memoranda and other written communications and agreements.  Understand Boeing’s form contracts and local market requirements.


The ideal candidate must be highly detail-oriented with exceptional organizational skills; able to prioritize activities and perform multiple tasks while maintaining quality, speed, and accuracy; and have a demonstrated ability to work under pressure and multitask in a fast-paced environment.

The candidate should work well with others, clearly communicating requirements, expectations and deadlines, asking questions to obtain and share relevant information.  The candidate must have excellent judgment and the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment, including coordination with colleagues and clients in multiple time zones.

The candidate must be qualified as a solicitor or barrister in England (or equivalent qualification in other relevant jurisdiction).  The ideal candidate will have 2+ years of post-qualification experience as a legal professional with an international company or law firm.  Minimum education requirements include an undergraduate legal degree or higher non-legal degree; advanced law degree preferred.

The candidate should be proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Candidates must have current legal authorization to work immediately in the UK.  Boeing will not attempt to obtain immigration and labor sponsorship for any applicants.

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