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European Legal and Compliance Counsel

Last updated on 31/05/2019

Sector: Technology
Reference: 4680MD
Location: Hampshire
Posted: 31/05/2019

Description


This is a fantastic opportunity for a Legal Counsel to join a diverse and rapidly growing international technology business which prides itself on being the largest operator in its market. Our client is a significant division of a group in the top of the FTSE turning over £billions.

 

The role

 

The business has undergone significant growth and as such the legal function have been heavily involved in supporting the integration of new businesses, expansion into new markets as well as diversification of product offerings. This Legal Counsel vacancy sits within the legal and compliance team and reports to the Group Head of Legal and Compliance.

 

  • You will take a key role in providing legal support to the European subsidiaries. These are small divisions requiring direction and advise on a range of legal and compliance matters.
  • You will also review, advise on and draft commercial contracts, including; manufacturing, digital, Ecommerce, distribution, IP, supply, purchase, confidentiality.
  • Strategic advice to the business on compliance issues such as; competition, export controls, product regulatory and data protection.
  • You may also manage the company’s intellectual property portfolio and oversee the management of disputes.
  • Conduct internal training.
  • Manage external counsel.

 

 

Requirements

 

  • Qualified solicitor with at least 3 years post qualification experience*.
  • Broad commercial legal knowledge and experience.
  • Compliance knowledge and experience in some of the following: competition, export controls, product regulatory or data protection.
  • Experience in a manufacturing, technology or distribution environment (or worked with clients in such sectors).
  • Preferably some in-house exposure but not essential.
  • Ability to audit legal and compliance risk areas and to enforce changes.
  • Ability to interact with the business at all levels and to assist with key business decisions.
  • European language skills an added benefit but not essential as business is conducted in English.
  • Friendly, approachable individual able to build strong relationships.
  • Able to travel 1-2 days per month within Europe.

 

 

Apply:

 

If you are interested in this Legal Counsel role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, to

  1. . If the Legal Counsel role isn’t right for you but you are interested in hearing about similar positions or some advice regarding the market, then please do get in touch on 01539446666.

 

*All candidates will be considered on merit

 

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