What does a Senior Legal Director do?

Legal advisors provide clients or organizations with advice, guidance, and support related to a range of legal issues or concerns. They have an active role in preparing and reviewing contracts and other legal agreements or documents. They also guide or manage contract negotiations. They perform legal research and analysis. Their role involves ensuring legal compliance in business matters and enacting risk management and mitigation measures. They also serve as a liaison coordinating any external legal services.

Legal advisors have a J.D. degree and a valid license to practice law. They have a strong background in providing legal guidance and support, and extensive experience drafting and reviewing contracts and other legal documents. They must be highly organized, detail oriented, and able to explain legal concepts in simple terms.

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Avg. Experience0-1 year

Senior Legal Director Salaries

Average Base Pay

$216,907 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$148K
Median: $217K
$318K
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MongoDBMongoDB
Legal
Sep 15, 2021

“Hypergrowth company means endless opportunities to grow your career and help shape the direction of the company”

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Legal Team
Jan 7, 2020

“2) I have a great manager that is supportive of my development within the company and in my career as a whole.”

IressIress
Legal
Oct 9, 2020

“It offers great flexibility enabling me to manage my home life / children and maintain a good work/ life balance.”

WizelineWizeline
Legal
Jul 23, 2021

“It can do this not only because its talent is excellent but also because there is a culture fit with clients.”

WizelineWizeline
Legal
Aug 19, 2021

“She is an aspirational leader and great to work with.”

YapstoneYapstone
Legal
Mar 17, 2021

“The people are smart and really great to work with.”

Simply ConveyancingSimply Conveyancing
Legal
May 6, 2021

“I am offered ultimate flexibility for my work to fit around my life and I really appreciate it.”

Gujarat TelelinkGujarat Telelink
Assistant Manager Legal
Jan 28, 2021

“Not many cons but not so flexible working hrs”

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