Senior Lawyer
First Quantum Minerals Ltd
Panama City, Panama
hace 3 días

We are currently seeking a Senior Lawyer to join our Legal team.

Responsibilities :

  • Operate within and observe all relevant and applicable laws of Panama.
  • Maintain HSE standards and ensure strict compliance within the workplace.
  • Ensure all legal procedures are maintained with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Oversees the junior lawyers’ legal representation of the business on all corporate matters.
  • Oversees the review of permits, regulatory and compliance matters with the Lands & Permit department identifying all obligations / commitments acquired by Cobre Panama in all areas.
  • The Senior Lawyer also takes a leading role, alongside the Head of Legal, in determining the legal direction and strategy of the
  • business.

  • Provides significant input in the development and implementation of legal compliance policies and procedures.
  • Counsels colleagues and develops appropriate relationships for the legal department with other departments across the business
  • as well as externally with state authorities and government officials.

  • Providing cross-functional team leaders with legal advice through all corporate transactions.
  • Identifies legal issues within the business and provides legal analyses and possible legal solutions.
  • Offers advice to departmental leaders across the business on applicable laws and the interpretation of legal documents in a manner that avails a practical legal approach while properly managing the risks to the business.
  • Leads the junior lawyers in handling various drafting tasks, inclusive of quarterly / annual report drafting, proxy statement
  • development

  • Embrace FQM Way culture in the workplace - "Bolder, Smarter, Driven, Together."
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Skills, Knowledge & Experience Skills

  • Demonstrate exceptionally good communication skills both in written and verbal form.
  • Convey massages and instructions clearly to collaborating personnel across the business as well as externally to the business’s
  • partners and governing bodies.

  • Skills in drafting numerous forms legal documentation, for example, negotiating contracts, non-disclosure agreements, terms and
  • conditions, among others.

  • Must be technology adept and have excellent computer skills. He must display exceptionally good Ms Office, Ms Excel, and
  • owerPoint skills that will be necessary for the drafting of various legal documents as necessary and for the creation of engaging

    presentations as necessary.

  • Must be a strategic and creative thinker, he must be result oriented as well as detail oriented, be flexible and welcoming to
  • change, have excellent and organizational and planning skills, he will have an ability to manage numerous simultaneous projects and

    meet tight deadlines.

  • Meticulous and have a keen eye for detail, have exceptionally good problem solving skills, and possess and ability to remain
  • calm and composed during times of uncertainty and stress.

  • Must be a people person and be capable of forming strong, lasting, and meaningful relationships with others while maintaining
  • firm adherence to legal standards.

  • Demonstrate confidence but remain approachable and relatable, which will inspire confidence and trust in others who will then
  • trust in his insights and judgments and follow in his directives.


  • A Tertiary qualification in Law
  • Master’s degree (preferred).
  • We are currently seeking a talented Senior Lawyer to join our Legal Team.


  • Five years’ experience in corporate legal environment.
  • A suitable candidate will further demonstrate vast experience working on corporate governance issues as well as experience
  • working at all levels of management consulting with senior business leadership and stakeholders.

  • Experience working in a legal corporate capacity providing legal advice on a vast set of general corporate matters such as mergers
  • and acquisitions, finance, taxation, contracts.


  • Fluency in Spanish and English is required, both written and spoken.
  • Tanıtılan : 17 Sep 2019 AUS Eastern Standard Time

    Başvurular bitti : 21 Nov 2019 AUS Eastern Daylight Time

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