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In-house Legal Counsel (1-2 years)

Job Function:
Legal
Location:
Manchester
Job Type:
Permanent

Boohoo group plc is a leading online fashion retail group serving customers around the globe. Founded in 2006, boohoo group has been pushing boundaries to bring its customers up-to-date and inspirational fashion with a vision to lead the fashion e-commerce market globally through a scalable multi-brand platform.

Their brands: boohoo, boohooMAN, PrettyLittleThing, Nasty Gal, MissPap, Karen Millen and Coast -design, source, market and sell clothing, shoes, accessories and beauty products to fashion conscious consumers around the world.

The Role

  • The company is seeking a talented junior lawyer (NQ 1– 2 years’ PQE) to join their UK head office, in the role of In-house Legal Counsel.
  • Reporting into the Senior Legal Counsel, you will be responsible for a broad range of legal issues which will include commercial contracts, advising on advertising regulations, digital projects and e-commerce. You will also be responsible for various intellectual property matters in relation to the group’s brands.
  • You may also be involved in some corporate work including acquisitions, you will advise on data protection and compliance issues and also some disputes work.
  • A key part of the role will be to advise key stakeholders on all legal risk across the group, therefore it is imperative that your legal expertise is underpinned by strong communications skills and the ability to influence and work collaboratively at all levels. 

The Candidate

To be considered for this role you will be a UK qualified solicitor with high-quality legal training from a respected commercial law firm or an in-house legal department. Your experience can come from a range of mainstream commercial practice areas, such as commercial contracts, corporate, intellectual property or commercial litigation.

Key Attractions

  • Broad spectrum of legal work for a global, and pioneering retail brand.
  • International and multi-jurisdictional legal work.
  • Regular management team exposure since sound legal advice underpins all areas of the UK and international business.
  • Career development prospects. You will be part of the company’s future growth from a pivotal stage.