Legal Counsel with Italian or Spanish fluency

Recruiter
Ellis Knight Bespoke Recruitment Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
03 Mar 2019
Closes
31 Mar 2019
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Legal Counsel, EMEA

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Legal Counsel with fluency in Italian or Spanish to join a successful company at their head office based in West London. You will be joining a team of seven EMEA legal counsel & will be reporting to the Vice President, EMEA and will handle a broad workload related to legal issues, including litigation, contractual, commercial, competition, regulatory, IP, data protection and compliance matters, in over 50 countries.

Responsibilities:

* Assist with legal affairs throughout the EMEA region.

* Strategically managing ongoing and new litigation matters.

* Supporting and advising the business team on contract and other business negotiations.

* Engaging in strategic discussions and analysis at the EMEA-level.

* Negotiating and drafting contracts.

* Reviewing general contracts, including service agreements, consulting agreements, licensing, development and supply agreements, third party logistics and site rental arrangements.

* Conducting legal research.

* Reviewing marketing materials and other forms of communication by company.

* Providing complex advice to various business units.

Person Specification:

* Member of the bar, with a degree from a recognised university.

* Three to five years PQE

* Experience ideally gained in a large law firm and/or in-house legal team in a European jurisdiction

* Must be fluent in English and Spanish or Italian.

* Ability to think strategically, be proactive and work autonomously.

* General knowledge of international business practices.

* Ability to solve complex practical problems.

* Ability to manage and organise workload for effective and efficient implementation

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