LEGAL COUNSEL FIRENZE

Ref: GM2115

PQE: ,3-5 years PQE ,5-8 years PQE Area of Expertise: In-House Location: Other

Our client is a Company which is present in 44 countries and serves more than 160 countries with the support of a large network of distributors.

The Legal department is looking for a lawyer for its Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) organization, to support the South Europe sub-regions and the Africa Region, with frequent travels to the countries that are part of those areas, as well as to the company headquarters in France. The role is based in Florence. Your main missions will be to be a true business partner and advisor to the head of the Iberic, Adriatic and Africa Regions, thereby providing pro-active and constructive legal advice for their business activities. You will be negotiating, drafting, validating autonomously agreements relating to sales and purchasing activities of the subsidiaries of the group (sales agreements, distribution agreements, purchase of services, support of manufacturing activities, logistics contracts), including highly complex transactions and matters in an international context. You will advise internal clients, including senior executives, in the resolution of their legal issues. The ideal candidate will be an Italian qualified lawyer with fluent Spanish and English, and you already have worked in a multicultural environment. You will have strong experience in contractual negotiations (distribution/purchase/sale), and basic knowledge in corporate law; have been managing international activities in the past. You must be a good listener, be able to identify in an autonomous and pro-active way where, when and how to help, be at all times curious, adaptable and flexible.