What is a Legal Advisor?

Legal Advisor Job Description

Legal advisors work in cooperation with members of the legal services department of a company on matters relating to corporate governance, regulatory issues and commercial contracts.


They seek ways to endorse the most recent business transactions of their company to ensure that they fall within satisfactory legal parameters.



Typical Job Duties

• Review contracts and agreements

• Provide advice on legal and regulatory issues

• Give advice to the head of legal services of the company, when necessary

• Provide support in matters relating to compliance and risk management

• Assure that business transactions comply with legal requirements

• Manage internal and external legal resources

• Review all legal documents in order to ensure they are complete and accurate

• Advise on minimizing legal exposure of company

• Research legislation that could affect the company



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