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General Counsel

German translation: Leiter der Rechtsabteilung, Chefsyndikus

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English term or phrase:General Counsel
German translation:Leiter der Rechtsabteilung, Chefsyndikus
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21:16 Nov 30, 2001
English to German translations [PRO]
Bus/Financial - Law (general) / HR
English term or phrase: General Counsel
This is part of title/designation listing of a company....
Translations4IT
Local time: 21:23
Chefsyndikus
Explanation:
...oder "Leiter der Rechtsabteilung".

As usual, you need to be careful when transporting Anglo-Saxon titles into German; although the "General Counsel" of a US enterprise, for example, performs tasks comparable to his/her German counterpart, their functions are not identical.
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Ralf Lemster
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Local time: 16:53
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Chefsyndikus


Explanation:
...oder "Leiter der Rechtsabteilung".

As usual, you need to be careful when transporting Anglo-Saxon titles into German; although the "General Counsel" of a US enterprise, for example, performs tasks comparable to his/her German counterpart, their functions are not identical.

Ralf Lemster
Germany
Local time: 16:53
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Native speaker of: German
PRO pts in category: 22
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Thanks and have a good weekend!
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