Legal Counsel (12 Month Contract) Fashion Brand - London
An iconic fashion brand located in Central London requires a Legal Counsel (12 month contract) to support their UK and International fashion business and advise senior leadership on legal and strategic issues. You will work with a highly talented team of fashion designers where you will advise on a broad range of commercial law matters.
You will be responsible for providing commercial and advisory support to their UK business on complex and high value commercial contracts. The open office environment offers you the unique experience of working alongside key business members and designers to advise on UK PR, Marketing and Advertising (comparative advertising, product compliance, marketing guidelines, training etc). You will be responsible for advising on copyright and trademark infringement and to provide resolution of legal issues that arise in existing relationships. The team will expect you to provide commercial solutions and contribute proactive planning advice to the business on regulatory issues impacting the UK Fashion business.
This position is most suitable for a UK Qualified lawyer (average of 4 yrs PQE) with training from a leading UK or US Law Firm, its imperative that candidates have top class academics (2.1 minimum). To be considered you will be innovative, pragmatic having a hands-on approach with strong transactional and regulatory experience. Applicants with retail and fashion experience would be advantageous. For this role you will need excellent teamwork and communication skills with the ability to work autonomously. This position is 12 month contract, with possible long term prospects for the right candidate.