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Top 15 Assistant General Counsel Interview Questions
Question 1 of 18
Why should we hire you?
List of Assistant General Counsel Interview Questions
  1. Why should we hire you?
  2. How do you evaluate success?
  3. Why do you want a career as an assistant general counsel?
  4. What kind of supervisor gets the best work performance from you?
  5. Tell me about your most successful leadership experience.
  6. What is your philosophy towards work?
  7. What decisions are easiest for you to make? What are the most difficult?
  8. What three words would you use to describe yourself?
  9. Have you ever been overloaded with work?
  10. What have you done to further your own professional development in the past 5 years?
  11. How do you decide what gets top priority when scheduling your time?
  12. Tell us about the last time you had to negotiate with someone.
  13. What are the steps you follow to study a problem before making a decision?
  14. What have your achievements been to date?
  15. Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?
  16. How do you handle stress and pressure?
  17. What major challenges and problems did you face at your last position?
  18. As an Assistant General Counsel, what do you believe is your best asset?
Assistant General Counsel Information
August 17th, 2017

The assistant general counsel may help the general counsel set overall goals and guide strategy for litigation. Assistant general counsel jobs typically involve conducting legal research and drafting legal memoranda to the general counsel and other stakeholders in the organization. The advice may relate to, among other things, compliance or noncompliance issues, regulatory requirements, employment issues or administrative policies.
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Assistant General Counsel User Submitted Interview Answers
Question 1 of 18
Why should we hire you?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
My experience in legal and compliance governance can help your company to grow further hassle free.
2.
I am a business partner, who couples risk management with business promotion. People enjoy working with me as a result of my open and confident style.
Question 2 of 18
How do you evaluate success?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Every single task assigned was completed on time successfully.
2.
Success is met when the legal group supports the business objectives, supporting business growth and minimizing legal expenses.
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I evaluate success based on the benefit of my work for the business.
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I evaluate success by the level of unique contributions I was able to make in any given situation.
5.
Facilitate a deal done with all parties happy that their needs were met.
Question 3 of 18
Why do you want a career as an assistant general counsel?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Career advancement and development to pursue next level of achievement.
2.
This is a way to support the business on a strategic level.
3.
Fits well with my interests and background... Elaborate/examples.
Question 4 of 18
What kind of supervisor gets the best work performance from you?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Someone with an open door policy, approachable, open to questions, values independent thought.
Question 5 of 18
Tell me about your most successful leadership experience.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
In high school, acted as the president of a fund raising event and eventually our efford was paid off with teh sponsor of a substantial number of donors.
2.
M&A projects, leading multi-disciplinary teams throughout the company, reporting to steering committees. Problem: internal man-hours. Solution: Clear communicaiton, regular reporting, building confidence.
3.
Chairperson of holiday party, 250 people, (2 person committee and one advisor)
Question 6 of 18
What is your philosophy towards work?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Task completion by any means necessary.... Whatever it takes to get the job done.
Question 7 of 18
What decisions are easiest for you to make? What are the most difficult?
User Submitted Interview Answers
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The easiest are those related to my career. The most difficult are those involved with my family.
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Easy: Business decisions that have potential to grow the business (e. G., supporting sales). Hard: Decisions that can impact people negatively.
3.
Decisions where the consequences of inaction are great are easiest for me to make. More difficult when consequences of inaction are less clear, gives me more time to think, process, and weigh factors.
Question 8 of 18
What three words would you use to describe yourself?
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Persistence, hard working, caring.
2.
Strategic, confident, collaborative.
Question 9 of 18
Have you ever been overloaded with work?
Question 10 of 18
What have you done to further your own professional development in the past 5 years?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Constantly monitor law changes.
2.
Read a lot on business, find new legal areas to expore. E. G., real estate.
Question 11 of 18
How do you decide what gets top priority when scheduling your time?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Importance and urgency of the matter.
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Key business issues and desparate need.
Question 12 of 18
Tell us about the last time you had to negotiate with someone.
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Last week. Reviewed contract terms.
Question 13 of 18
What are the steps you follow to study a problem before making a decision?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Clarified the fact/background of the matter, find out the problem, investigate, recommendation.
Question 14 of 18
What have your achievements been to date?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Working in legal and compliance sector which is my dream job.
Question 15 of 18
Describe a difficult project and how you overcame it?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Shipbuiding agreement. Try to negotiate and modify the terms to protect the company as much as I can.
Question 16 of 18
How do you handle stress and pressure?
User Submitted Interview Answers
1.
Set the priority of work.
Question 17 of 18
What major challenges and problems did you face at your last position?
User Submitted Interview Answers
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Explain legal terms in lay man way.
Question 18 of 18
As an Assistant General Counsel, what do you believe is your best asset?
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