IBM Senior Attorney in MEXICO CITY, Mexico

Job Description

The person in this role is required to have a solid knowledge of civil and commercial law, services and commercial contracts and general corporate law.

Key competencies required:

(1) Attention to detail - Able to review data/documents for accuracy and consistency; take action to prevent mistakes; comply with accepted processes; keep information accurate and up to date.

(2) Influence and persuasion - Able to persuade and enlist others' support in accomplishing objectives; use data and logic to influence others; develop effective working relationships with others who can help promote acceptance of own ideas; use specific planned strategies when negotiating; identify and work with hidden agendas durign negotiations.

(3) Creativity and innovation - Able to apply innovative solutions to improve group performance; challenge others to identify creative approaches to problems; provide support and encouragement to others when they attempt to innovate, even when they fail; generate new ideas that are often implemented.

(4) Integrity - Able to maintain the highest standards of integrity and business ethics; maintain explicit and implicit confidences, build trust with others by acting consistently with organizational expectations, be tactful and helpful, honest and truthful with coworkers; show consistency between words and actions; build on the suggestions/ideas of others to lead to new approaches and improvements.

Required Technical and Professional Expertise

  • JD Degree, licensed to practice in Mexico.

  • Strong drafting and negotiation skills from 7 to 10 years of legal experience in a law firm or an in-house counsel position.


  • Attention to detail

  • Influence and persuasion

  • Creativity and innovation

  • Integrity

Preferred Tech and Prof Experience

  • Law Master Degree

  • Knowledge of IT and/or telecommunications laws and contracts