Our client, a household name in the Consumer goods industry, is seeking a Legal Counsel to join their UK and Ireland team. This will be a largely commercial role where you will have the opportunity to manage a number of brands in their portfolio, covering a range of commercial contracts, partnering with internal brand teams and working cross-functionally with global teams.
Reporting into the Senior Legal Counsel, key responsibilities will include:
Drafting, review and negotiating contracts for a variety of commercial and legal agreements such as NDAs, marketing, sales, distributor, supplier, consumer, and partnership agreements.
Support and work with internal teams to implement key campaigns and initiatives.
Provide legal advice to supporting functions across the wider business.
Manage corporate governance for multiple entities.
Collaborating with internal UK&I and Global teams to improve processes across the business.
Liaising with and managing external parties where required.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and attributes:
Commonwealth qualified lawyer with 2-4 PQE gained in private practice or within an in-house environment (however all candidates will be considered on merit).
Prior experience in the Consumer or Retail industries will be favourable.
Experience with competition law, IP, GDPR and consumer products will be well-regarded.
Strong analytical and technical drafting abilities with a keen attention to detail.
Confident and calm under pressure, with a positive can-do attitude.
Strong communication skills, with the ability to manage both internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
Demonstrates efficient time management and organisational skills.
For further information or a confidential discussion, please reach out to Julia.Khong@robertwalters.com
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