Wednesday , October 20 2021

Lidl Vacancies – Legal Counsel

Website Lidl

Job Description:

Our Legal and Compliance Department is seeking a confident, driven and proactive individual to join the Legal team. This engaging role offers responsibility and variety within a Department that ensures the company’s legal requirements are met efficiently and effectively. The successful candidate will be providing legal guidance in all legal matters (except tax and employment law) to ensure the achievement of business objectives are met whilst minimising the legal risks. In this role you are responsible for drafting and reviewing contracts as well as supporting contract negotiations. This is an ideal opportunity for a proactive and experienced individual who thrives in a fast-paced environment and can deliver workable legal solutions to our large multi-faceted business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Developing contract templates and contract management/administration ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as
  • well as internal guidelines
  • Keeping up to date with legislative changes and case law and apply appropriately timely advice to departments to ensure relevant and understood
  • Education of and provision of advice to key business stakeholders on legal risk, regulation and mitigation
  • Liaising with and providing advice, guidance and training to the business on relevant legal issues such as intellectual property and advertising
  • Taking a commercial approach to raising the profile of data protection within the business working with teams on best practice and governance
  • Identifying the need for external legal advice
  • Liaising with external advisers, corresponding with courts and government agencies
  • To support the team in liaising on a regular basis with our international colleagues in Germany.
  • Directly reporting to the Team Manager, Legal

Qualification & Experience:

  • A qualified lawyer or equivalent in-house legal counsel experience is essential
  • A strong interest in commercial law and willingness to get involved in other legal topics as the business requires such as Property law
  • Experience in Retail/ FMCG/ Consumer goods industry is ideal but not essential
  • Ability to combine a good eye for legal detail with big picture commercial considerations
  • An excellent communicator and multi-tasker with exceptional organisational abilities
  • Ability to work independently, managing conflicting priorities with ease and efficiency

Job Details:

Company:  Lidl

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Edinburgh, Scotland, UK

Application Deadline: N/A

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