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Senior Legal Cousel (Solicitor)

Job Locations IE-Kildare
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 6 months ago(8/5/2022 7:32 AM)
ID
2022-2096
# of Openings
1

Overview

my multinational client is recruiting a Senior Legal Counsel (Channel Partner Business) to join their Global Legal Team and be responsible for providing legal and compliance support to their UK, Ireland and EMEA operations.

As an organization and individuals, they believe that trust is a foundational value and they put it at the heart of how they work. They build trusted teams through their leadership expectations, by creating equal opportunities, harnessing the power of all generations, championing well-being and new ways of working.

Qualifications

 

  • A fully qualified lawyer with a Master/Bachelor of Laws degree or equivalent and at least 8 years' relevant PQE in commercial law, preferably in a Hi-tech, Oil & Energy, Construction or Renewables & Environment sector
  • Experienced in legal issues relating to the distribution and channel partner business via distribution channels and advise in connection with distribution antitrust and competition law issues
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal) with great technological skills
  • Confident with fantastic interpersonal skills, commercially minded, highly organized and able to work effectively in teams
  • Able to work independently and manage large volumes of work
  • Open to flexible working
  • Flexible to regualr travel within the UKI zone is required as well as occasional travel to other locations in Europe as business need is determined. Travel may include some overnight stays.

     

  • Someone who is comfortable with working in a digital environment, feels strongly about social justice and sustainability.

  • Someone who wants to work in an international company and has a proven track record operating in an inhouse environment.

  • Work proactively and closely with the business stakeholders, to identify and analyse critical business issues, and to apply legal expertise to deliver solutions.

  • You should have excellent legal and communication skills

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for delivery of legal, regulatory and compliance services related to the distribution of products, services and software through our clients partners and distribution channels. You will operate as a key business partner to provide strategic support and advice, working on a wide range of commercial and compliance matters. Your checklist would include:

  • Advise on the legal & regulatory requirements relating to clients distribution and channel partner portfolio of documents primarily across UK and Ireland, and Adhoc support across EMEA
  • Providing distribution and channel antitrust and competition regulatory advice
  • Preparing, reviewing and supporting negotiations of distribution and channel contracts and terms and conditions
  • Proactively identify, define, and mitigate risks by contributing to and implementing policies and procedures
  • Helping to ensure compliance with applicable laws and Group policies
  • Providing training and facilitating our compliance programs
  • Other local legal support as reasonably required by Legal Management.

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