Global Head of Investigations
Job ID
31622
Posted
14-Sep-2021
Service line
Advisory Segment
Role type
Full-time
Areas of Interest
Legal, People / Human Resources
Location(s)
Chicago - Illinois - United States of America, Dallas - Texas - United States of America, Los Angeles - California - United States of America, New York City - New York - United States of America
JOB SUMMARY  

Under general direction, responsible for handling complex matters or projects. May provide functional advice or training to less experience attorneys.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES  

Reviews, negotiates and drafts contracts, office leases and other legal documents related to commercial real estate, and specifically areas of brokerage and property management.


Provides legal counsel and guidance to managers, executives and employees on legal aspects of the Company's various business lines.


Investigates claims and complaints by or against the Company, including interviewing relevant parties and preparing reports based on findings.


Manages own litigation brought by and against the Company and monitors outside counsel retained for matters as needed.

Maintains current knowledge of the law in areas of special interest to the Company.

Conducts legal training sessions and assists in the preparation of training materials for the Company's lines of business.

Other job-related duties as may be assigned.


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES  

No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Coordinates and assigns tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project team. Leads project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees. May have responsibility for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating a work unit and/or group.

QUALIFICATIONS  

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE  

Juris Doctorate with a minimum of 7 years of in-house or private practice experience.


CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES  

Member of State Bar in good standing.


COMMUNICATION SKILLS  

Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex business documents. Ability to respond effectively to sensitive issues. Ability to write reports, manuals, speeches and articles using distinctive style. Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on complex topics to employees, clients and/or public groups. Ability to motivate and negotiate effectively with key employees and client groups to take desired action.


FINANCIAL KNOWLEDGE  

Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


REASONING ABILITY  

Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations of significance to the operation.


OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES  

Ability to work independently, manage multiple tasks and set priorities with excellent follow-up skills and organization. Some litigation background helpful, as well as experience in supervising outside counsel and monitoring litigation.


SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY  

Decisions made with thorough understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines. Responsible for setting work unit and/or project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to department.


CBRE is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with a long-standing commitment to providing equal employment opportunity to all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, veteran status, political belief, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.


NOTE: An additional requirement for this role is the ability to comply with COVID-19 health and safety protocols, including COVID-19 vaccination proof and/or rigorous testing.