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Amazon Senior Corporate Counsel, Real Estate, AWS in London, United Kingdom


Amazon's Legal Department is looking for a talented commercial real estate lawyer to fill the position of Senior Corporate Counsel – Real Estate supporting Amazon Web Services (AWS), a dynamic and rapidly growing business within Amazon.com. AWS is at the forefront of the "cloud" computing and service industry, providing IT infrastructure services such as on-demand compute capacity, storage, content delivery, database services, and more.

As part of the AWS real estate legal team, you will be responsible for supporting AWS's worldwide data center expansion through land acquisitions and leasing. You will have transactional drafting and negotiating responsibilities on deals, and will provide legal counsel and contract interpretation to business team members on a daily basis. Transactions range from standard contracts to complex, bespoke, high value agreements. You will structure, draft and negotiate agreements and leases, help support AWS real estate’s existing portfolio, manage outside counsel, and advise internal business clients. In addition, you will help develop, implement, and manage process improvements across the team, resolve legal issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handle pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries.

The successful candidate must be enthusiastic, enjoy working hard and being challenged, and demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations. Competitive salary based on experience and includes equity compensation.

This position is located in London.

We are open to hiring candidates to work out of one of the following locations:

London, GBR

Basic Qualifications

• A qualified lawyer with at least ten years of post-qualification legal experience (with at least three years at a law firm) as a real estate lawyer

• Experience of drafting and negotiating contracts in English

• Strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple projects at once

• Enthusiastic, enjoy working hard, being challenged, and working in a fun, team-oriented environment

• Demonstrates sound judgment even in ambiguous situations

• Ability to work both independently and as part of a cross-functional team

• Strong analytical, written and oral communication, and client interaction skills

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