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Sr. Commercial Counsel, JLLT

Company: JLL
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

About JLL -

We're JLL-a leading professional services and investment management firm specializing in real estate. We have operations in over 80 countries and a workforce of over 98,000 individuals around the world who help real estate owners, occupiers and investors achieve their business ambitions. As a global Fortune 500 company, we also have an inherent responsibility to drive sustainability and corporate social responsibility. That's why we're committed to our purpose to shape the future of real estate for a better world. We're using the most advanced technology to create rewarding opportunities, amazing spaces and sustainable real estate solutions for our clients, our people and our communities.

Our core values of teamwork, ethics and excellence are also fundamental to everything we do and we're honored to be recognized with awards for our success by organizations both globally and locally.

Creating a diverse and inclusive culture where we all feel welcomed, valued and empowered to achieve our full potential is important to who we are today and where we're headed in the future. And we know that unique backgrounds, experiences and perspectives help us think bigger, spark innovation and succeed together.

If this job description resonates with you, we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet all of the requirements below. We're interested in getting to know you and what you bring to the table!

The Opportunity

JLL Technologies aligns JLL's technology and digital initiatives while accelerating innovation in commercial real estate for our investor and occupier clients. The mission is to leverage technology to increase the value and liquidity of the world's buildings while enhancing the happiness and productivity of those who occupy them.

We are currently seeking a Sr. Commercial Counsel for our rapidly growing JLL Technologies platform. The position will focus on providing strategic legal counseling to internal commercial teams in order to help sell a suite of SaaS products and services. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a growing legal team in an exciting, fast-paced tech focused environment.

This strategic leadership role reports directly to JLL Technologies' General Counsel.

The Responsibilities

* Negotiate large enterprise customer SaaS agreements
* Act as global lead for commercial contract escalations for all JLLT products and services
* Work closely with GTM/Sales on strategic initiatives
* Supporting sales teams in discussions with companies to sell complex technology solutions
* Structuring, drafting, and discussing complex customer agreements for SaaS and other technology enabled products and services, professional services agreements, data processing agreements, intellectual property agreements, and statements of work
* Managing agreements that comply with company policies/risk tolerances and support the continuous improvement of standard form agreements and legal processes
* Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management on all commercial matters
* Keep abreast of legislative changes and proactively making recommendations for policy or product changes required to protect JLL Technologies
* Provide training to the business in relation to legal and risk issues


* Exemplary executive presence - has the gravitas and sophistication to appropriately command the room, both internally as a leader and externally to stakeholders
* Innovative - inquisitive, challenges status quo, thinks outside the box,
* Cultural alignment - unwavering ethical standards; drives excellence and innately collaborative
* Operational "heft" - comfort and experience with complex, large and heavily matrixed organizations
* Strategic and critical thinking - exhibits strong levels of insight and intellectual curiosity
* Digital savviness - ability to recognize and act on evolving technology trends impacting the business
* Transformational leader - adjusts style to accommodate individuals and the various phases of growth
* Collaborative- gets to "yes" in an efficient, risk-based and ethical manner

The Requirements

* J.D. degree and membership in at least on U.S. state bar
* Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
* Experience collaborating with and leading cross-functional teams to get the job done


What you can expect from us

We succeed together and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.

We can't wait to see where your ambitions take you at JLL. Apply today!

JLL Privacy Notice

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL), together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading global provider of real estate and investment management services. We take our responsibility to protect the personal information provided to us seriously. Generally the personal information we collect from you are for the purposes of processing in connection with JLL's recruitment process. We endeavour to keep your personal information secure with appropriate level of security and keep for as long as we need it for legitimate business or legal reasons. We will then delete it safely and securely.

For more information about how JLL processes your personal data, please view our Candidate Privacy Statement.

For additional details please see our career site pages for each country.

For employees in the United States, please see a fully copy of our Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action policy here.

This position may require you to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If required, you'll be asked to provide proof that you're fully vaccinated upon your start date. You're considered fully vaccinated two weeks after you receive the second dose of a two-dose vaccine series (e.g., Pfizer or Moderna) or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine (e.g., Johnson & Johnson/Janssen). Failure to provide proof of vaccination may result in termination.

Jones Lang LaSalle ("JLL") is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process - including the online application and/or overall selection process - you may email us at This email is only to request an accommodation. Please direct any other general recruiting inquiries to our Contact Us page > I want to work for JLL.

Keywords: JLL, San Francisco , Sr. Commercial Counsel, JLLT, Legal , San Francisco, California

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