Legal Counsel - Moet Hennessy Europe - London

  • Company: Moët Hennessy Europe Headquarters
  • Country/Region: United Kingdom
  • Business group: Wines & Spirits
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Legal
  • Experience required: Minimum 5 years
  • Reference No.: MHE00996
  • Date of publication: 2019.10.21

Position

What responsibilities will you have?

  • Deliver best in class legal support for all European markets, with a focus on the UK, in the following areas: commercial legal matters, compliance matters, corporate legal matters
  • Deliver business-focused solutions for operational and commercial legal issues occurring in the markets
  • Lead the negotiation and drafting of a wide range of commercial and legal agreements
  • Support sales and marketing activities (negotiating competition T&Cs, marketing agreements,  reviewing promotional material,  deliver marketing legal training, etc.)
  • Support the management of various corporate arrangements including managing various internal structures, including joint ventures
  • Work with the Legal Director Europe to ensure smooth implementation of corporate compliance programmes
  • Support the Legal Director Europe on various other projects

Profile

What experience and skills are we looking for?

  • Minimum 2:1 Law Degree or GDL equivalent
  • Legally qualified to practice in England & Wales
  • Current Practising Certificate
  • 5+ years experience in a similar legal role within a multi-national corporation
  • Experience leading on a variety of commercial legal matters, ideally with experience of handling marketing and advertising compliance reviews
  • Ability to handle multiple matters, often with competing deadlines, to a high standard and under pressure
  • Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail    
  • Ability to work with colleagues from other functions, with different cultural backgrounds and at all levels of the business
  • Autonomous and proactive
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