Commercial Counsel EMEA | FMCG Company | 2-5 PQE

15 Nov 2023
13 Dec 2023
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Other
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

MLA are working with a US headquartered, market-leading company in the food manufacturing and distribution space. Reporting directly into the Deputy General Counsel, this is an exciting opportunity where you will be working hand-in-hand with internal stakeholders to support the continued growth of the organisation. 

The Role: 

Responsibilities will include: 

  • Drafting and negotiating a range of commercial contracts (e.g. supplier and customer contracts, manufacturing and distribution agreements, T&Cs, product development contracts, e-commerce agreements, procurement agreements);
  • Advising on regulatory issues pertaining to the consumer/food industry;
  • Supporting the business on IP, data privacy, and anti-trust issues;
  • Supporting on advertising and marketing matters;
  • Handling ad hoc queries; and,
  • Continuing to develop efficiencies within the legal team to include designing playbooks, implementing training, and adopting process improvements.  

Candidate Profile: 

  • UK qualified (or equivalent); 
  • 2 to 5 years’ post qualification experience; 
  • Prior in-house experience, ideally within the FMCG/retail space;
  • Someone who is a self-starter, proactive and enthusiastic; and, 
  • Someone who has an approachable and resilient attitude.


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