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Head of Legal

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We have partnered with a leading fashion brand in their search for their first legal hire in Manchester. This represents a significant opportunity to play an integral part in a high growth business with plans to scale up significantly in the next 3-5 years.

What sets this company apart:

  • A leading UK based activewear brand that offers a range of activewear pieces including leggings, tops and outerwear, designed to meet the needs of modern fitness enthusiasts.
  • Their products are often crafted from high-quality materials that are breathable, moisture-wicking and durable, catering to the needs of individuals with active lifestyles.
  • It has a strong presence on social media platforms, particularly Instagram, where it has cultivated a dedicated following. Through engaging content and collaborations with influencers and fitness personalities, the business has successfully built a community around its brand, connecting with customers who share a passion for fitness and fashion.

What you'll do:

  • Provide expert legal advice and support to the management team on a wide range of legal matters, including commercial contracts, intellectual property, employment law and regulatory compliance.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate various contracts and agreements, including supplier contracts, distribution agreements, and licensing agreements.
  • Manage and oversee the company's intellectual property portfolio, including trademarks, copyrights and patents.
  • Stay abreast of changes in laws and regulations relevant to the company's operations and ensure that appropriate actions are taken to maintain compliance.
  • Work closely with external lawyers and other advisors as necessary.
  • Develop and implement policies and procedures to ensure legal compliance and mitigate risks.

What you bring:

  • In House Counsel from 6 Years PQE with experience across commercial, employment, corporate and intellectual property.
  • Experience dealing directly with senior stakeholders within a business.

On offer:

  • Salary up to £100,000 with 15% bonus
  • Up to 50% employee discount
  • Hybrid working

For further information about this role or other In House opportunities in the North-West, please contact me for a confidential discussion on Ciaran.ONeill@RobertWalters.com or call in the first instance on 07721019717.

Robert Walters Operations Limited is an employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Legal

Focus: In-house & Generalist

Industry: Legal

Salary: £90,000 - £100,000 per annum + 15% bonus

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Manchester

Job Reference: 51029103/001

Date posted: 17 May 2024

Consultant: Ciaran O'Neill

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