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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Category
    Legal jobs
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    Entry
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      September 26,2021
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    Commercial Legal Counsel

    Commercial role within an international environment |Opportunity for French qualified Legal Counsel

    About Our Client

    Our client is an international well known brand that stands for quality. For the new hub in the Netherlands we are hiring a commercial Legal Counsel.

    Job Description

    Responsibilities:

    • providing support on legal issues across the business (including digital, commercial, competition, marketing, sales area), with a particular emphasis on retailer and supplier contracts;
    • drafting and negotiating contracts with suppliers and customers;
    • monitoring selective distribution enforcement/compliance;
    • providing advice and support on consumer related issues and regulatory matters; and
    • conducting training for the business on distribution, competition and commercial law

    The Successful Applicant

    The successful candidate will be French qualified and have a minimum of 3-4 years post qualification experience in a commercial role. The ideal candidate will:

    • have a solid background in commercial and distribution law and an ability to apply that knowledge in a practical and pragmatic way;
    • have strong drafting skills and extensive experience of contract negotiation;
    • have good awareness of the role of the legal function in a large business and have the ability to contribute actively in the taking of key business decisions;
    • have an appetite to learn new skills and the versatility and technical ability to deal with issues outside of their experience and learn quickly on the job;
    • be able to work with a minimum level of supervision in a fast paced, constantly changing but supportive environment;
    • have experience or interest in design and engineering and an aptitude to learn to understand technical discussions;
    • have the confidence and gravitas to challenge decisions and actions when required;
    • be a fluent French and English speaker (Italian or Spanish is a plus); and
    • be a skilled communicator and capable of interacting with the business at all levels, to build effective relationships and earn credibility across the business.

    What's on Offer

    We offer:

    • a competitive salary
    • good secondary benefits
    • a new campus based office
    • part of an international team and dynamic organisation.
     
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