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Senior Legal Counsel - Digital

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United Kingdom
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A fantastic opportunity is available for an Senior Counsel - Digital to join our Legal team.

  

Scope of Role

Reporting to the Legal Director CDO-Legal, Group Legal Affairs, the Senior Counsel – Commercial and Digital will be responsible for providing legal support and advice to the business with a particular focus on digital marketing and digital technology. The specific responsibilities include:

  • Subject Matter Expert on digital law (software, IT, internet, media and IP) providing guidance and training to business and RB legal community and supporting other CDO legal team members in this area;
  • Providing advice to the business, assisting in drafting processes and policies and drafting contractual arrangements for products and services particularly online and using digital assets;
  • Close collaboration with and supporting the Group Compliance Offer in respect of privacy and data protection;
  • Drafting and negotiating agreements with suppliers;
  • Drafting and negotiating complex  agreements including mobile application development and digital media infrastructure services agreements;
  • Managing, and being the primary point of contact with, external counsel in respect of specialist issues and complex matters when they arise.
 

Key Challenges

  • This role is global in its outlook and will require an ability to apply multi-jurisdictional laws to arrangements and business practices which span a number of territories;
  • The person appointed will need to build strong relationships with, and gain the trust of, business and legal colleagues quickly, including in order to raise awareness of the capabilities available within Group Legal Affairs;
  • The person appointed will need to work autonomously and have an ability to prioritise and spot red flag issues quickly;
  • RB is an entrepreneurial and outcome-driven business with a fast-paced and demanding working environment. It is critical that the advice on offer from the in-house legal community is commercially-orientated and that complex legal principles are explained quickly and simply.
 
Qualifications
Essential
  • Qualified lawyer (EEA jurisdiction) with extensive experience of commercial legal contracts including software, IT, internet and media law gained in private practice at a prominent firm or in-house at a leading international business;
  • Extensive PQE.
Highly desirable
  • Experience of working in-house;
  • Knowledge of the consumer goods sector;
 
Personal Attributes
  • Ability to establish good working relationships with highly demanding internal clients and other stake holders;
  • Robust and confident manner and an ability to work autonomously;
  • Ability to manage complex legal issues with a high degree of commerciality and pragmatism;
  • Fluency in English is essential; any additional languages would be advantageous.


In Return RB offer very competitive salaries with excellent benefits and the chance to progress your career within a truly Global organisation.

 

RB is different: ‘good enough’ isn’t good enough here.

RB is the world's leading consumer health and hygiene company, We work with the best people to challenge conventional thinking and keep giving people innovative solutions for healthier lives and happier homes, through our brands like Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Finish and Vanish. 



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