Overview

To provide legal service and manage the legal affairs for the Molton Brown and Kao group companies in the UK as integral part of the EMEA Legal team.

 RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage a range of contracts ensuring they remain up to date in the face of changing regulations, law and best practice. This will include:
    • Reviewing all supplier and sales contracts
    • Keeping the Group Companies terms and conditions and pro-forma contracts up to date for each of sales channels
    • Keeping the privacy Policy for the website up to date
  • Investigation and follow up of on-going legal issues and prepare a monthly legal report and a quarterly litigations report for the EMEA LT and the parent company (Kao Corp., Japan,
  • Review and modify distribution agreements
  • Monitor and update Global Trademarks to reduce the risk and follow up queries with the EMEA trademark attorney and external trademark lawyers
  • Artwork approval for MB and social media activity surveillance for MB
  • Responsible for Data Protection Act compliance across the business
  • Conduct Anti-Trust and UK Bribery Act trainings for the MB groups UK entities
  • Consult and provide advice to management of the groups UK businesses and legal entities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Qualified Solicitor (holding an SRA Certificate)
  • Minimum 3 years business experience
  • Fluent in English plus at least one other European language – written and verbal
  • Strong commercial awareness and experience of working with commercial agreements and contracts
  • Highly organised, methodical and ability to work independently
  • Ability to build excellent cross functional relationships with key members of the management team
  • Strong communication both written and verbal, excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • High interest to work local as well as in a global environment and global team
  • Possess an affinity to work with a luxury global brands
  • Excellent team player with the ability to work independently

 


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