Legal Counsel - Chile

Santiago de Chile, Región Metropolitana, Chile Global Business Services 41892 15. September, 2020
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Company Overview:

As the world’s leading Logistics Company, DHL provides a diverse range of exciting job challenges around the globe with locations in 220 different countries.  We touch approximately 5 % of the global trade volume through our extensive network and infrastructure.  We recognize logistics is much more than moving things from A to B.  It’s about maintaining and strengthening production flows all over the world.  It’s about improving, inspiring, and growing, every day. Our belief is in providing the best logistics to make life a little bit easier and better for everyone.

In Global Business Services, we are the internal Deutsche Post DHL services division that provides support services to all Group divisions. We cluster key services functions such as Finance, IT, Consulting, Legal, Risk & Insurance, Real Estate and Human Resources and employ approximately 20,000 staff across five continents. The GBS advantage lies in leveraging the internal cross functional professionals who understand core logistics business and enable business units to have more time to focus on core operations.

Legal Counsel - Chile


Under direct supervision of Senior Legal Counsel, Provides counsel to corporate management on legal matters in alignment with the Legal Head of the Department in Chile for Express-DGF and Gori. As a Legal Counsel Associate ensures that business practices, policies, and dealings of DHL meet regulatory requirements to protect the organization from litigation. Researches, interprets, and prepares legal and business communication documents and contracts. Prepares and maintains official records, notices, and actions as required by international, federal, state, and local jurisdictions and by other regulatory authorities. Prepares monthly reports. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Drafting customer and supplier agreements, including NDA’s, LOI’s, subcontract agreements in Chile.

  • Liaising with sales and operations teams on customer agreements.

  • Providing general duties including updating contract database.

  • Researches, interprets and prepares legal documents.

  • Maintains official records, notices and actions as required by local jurisdictions.

  • Prepares and reviews proposed leases and other formal agreements.

  • Anticipates and guards against legal risk involving the company.

  • Assists in the management of Corporate Records.

  • Support the requirements of DP-DHL Corporate Guidelines in reviewingcontracts with our customers

  • Provide technically accurate and commercially astute legal advice

  • Research, draft memorandum, and prepare requested briefings and findings to Sr. Counsel/ Managers

  • Advise on aspects of law and regulation applicable to the business unit. Liaison with external counsel and provide efficiencies in the briefing of counsel and the interpretation of their advice.

  • May assist in sourcing, soliciting, and collaborating with external legal counsels

  • Contribute to research, discovery, and draft advice/ response and opinion to Sr. Counsel for the subject matter assigned. Contract review and negotiation in line with instructions issued from divisional units assigned

  • External law firms liaison process to conclude transactions

  • General counsel/ advice, legal disputes/litigation process

  • “Demand Lawyer” dedicated Business Unit support process; (OR) “General Counsel”; providing more global and specialized advice in specific areas of the law including M&A & Finance, Competition/ Anti-trust, Intellectual Property, Aviation, Information Technology, Procurement, Customs, Tax, Data Protection, Employment & Labour Law.

    Skills and Qualifications:

  • Knows fundamental law concepts, practices and procedures of general law practice or a particular field of specialization.

  • Highly organized

  • Effective communicaton

  • Influencing skills

  • Competent & experienced in facilitating meetings or workshops and presenting to groups

  • Energetic

  • Proactive with a customer focused approach

  • Ability to build rapport with key internal contacts

  • Flexible team player Experienced:

  • Typically has 2 to 4 years of relevant experience;

  • J.D., LL.B. or equivalent.

    DHL is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic.  The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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  • Geschäftsbereich

    DHL Express (Chile) Ltda.

  • Reisetätigkeit erforderlich

    less 20%

  • Beschäftigungsart

    Unbefristet Vollzeit

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„Die Deutsche Post DHL bietet mir Sicherheit, die Chance mich weiterzuentwickeln und die Möglichkeit, in fast jedem Land der Welt zu arbeiten.“

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