Legal Counsel

Ref: MON09802
Salary: TBC
Department: Retail Management
Location: Notting Hill Village, London (W11)
Position type: Permanent
Hours / Duration: 37.5 hours per week
Closing date: 31/07/2018

We have an excellent opportunity for a legal counsel to join our busy in-house legal department during an expansion period of the business, both in the UK and internationally.  We are looking for an enthusiastic individual who will support the functions of the Legal department. The role provides day-to-day Legal support to the business on a mixture of Commercial, Intellectual Property and Corporate law.


What will you do as a Legal Counsel within Monsoon?

Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on a wide variety of commercial contracts including:
•Licensing and franchising agreements
•Standard terms and conditions of sale/purchase
•Competitions and promotions
•IT and web contracts
•Facilities contracts
•Manufacturing agreements
•Warehousing contracts
•Confidentiality agreements
•Supply agreements

You will also advise management on various intellectual property issues including:
•IP Infringements
•Trade marks
•Licensing
•Branding
•Product development

What will you need to succeed as a Legal Counsel within Monsoon?

Essential

•Law Degree from a reputable UK university
•Solid academic background
•Trained and qualified at highly regarded UK firm
•Excellent drafting skills
•Disciplined, presentable, good communication skills, articulate, confident and able to advice at Board and senior level.

Desirable

•IP/Commercial/Corporate experience from Private Practice or an experienced In-House candidate.
•Legal skills such as employment law, competition, environment could be used within the business if the candidate was suitable for Monsoon, but did not have IP/Corporate.
•Additional language skills. German and Spanish will be of particular interest.
•Experience within a Retail / Consumer goods context beneficial but not essential.

What we are like to work for?

If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be.  We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before.  We're also committed to developing our talent. You will enjoy a benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan.  We also provide a great range of voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!

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