Senior Legal Counsel (13-Month FTC)

Posted 3.29.24
Location
Solihull, ENG

OVERVIEW:

Are you our next Senior Legal Counsel (13 months FTC)? You will provide timely, pragmatic and commercially focused advice on a range of commercial contracts, privacy, compliance, brand protection and intellectual property matters. This critical position will collaborate across all departments within the Group’s International business by serving as a strategic and trusted business partner.  Focussing on the protection of Gymshark’s interests and assets, you will operate through legal design and value-add solution management , and help drive the continuous improvement of our commercial operations.

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING:

  • Provide specialist advice and guidance on a broad range of commercial contracts, brand protection, intellectual property, privacy and compliance matters, focussing on the protection of Gymshark’s interests and mitigation and risk management.
  • Bring new techniques for improving our contracting strategy to the attention of the Group Legal Director – including trends, insight and best practice.
  • Identify, suggest and implement practical solutions to eliminate or mitigate risk and add value.
  • Co-operate and negotiate with external bodies, such as suppliers, contractors, consumers and regulatory authorities.
  • Support the Group Legal Director in the continuing development of the Commercial Strategy.
  • Work closely with internal stakeholders to implement appropriate risk management procedures, both preventative and remedial, to preserve and protect Gymshark’s interests.
  • Deal with external parties (external advisors and other parties as necessary).
  • Use data and analytics to measure the effectiveness of policies, processes and contracting strategies and understand the landscape for further improvement.

 

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:

  • Qualified as a solicitor in England and Wales
  • Expert knowledge of and proven specialism in contract law.
  • Strong understanding of Anti-Bribery & Corruption, Whistleblowing, Competition Law, Sanctions, Modern Slavery and other legal compliance topics gained either in private practice or in-house.
  • High degree of professional ethics, integrity and gravitas.
  • Excellent prioritisation, organisational and motivational skills.
  • Outstanding attention to detail and observation ability.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships with both technical and non-technical colleagues, translating complex concepts into simple terms where required.
  • The ability to thrive, with minimum level of supervision, in a risk- taking, fast paced environment.
  • Ability in producing reports and developing relevant policies.
  • Good knowledge of data analysis and impact assessments.
  • Agile to change and pragmatic, you’ll be a collaborative team player and be comfortable working in a high pressure, fast paced environment where identifying needs, providing solutions and adding value is a prerequisite.
  • Commercial awareness and a creative problem solver with the ability to think laterally and understand the cost and value drivers within a competitive business environment.

 

BELONGING AT GYMSHARK.

Our mission is to be a place where everyone belongs. We’re an equal opportunities employer, and for us that means we always strive to be as inclusive as possible in all aspects of employment, right from your application. We’re committed to finding reasonable adjustments* for candidates with specific needs or have a disability during our recruitment process, and all applicants will be considered fairly and equally. We do not tolerate discrimination of any kind. *If you’d like to request a reasonable adjustment please email talent@gymshark.com

ABOUT US.

We’re here to unite the conditioning community. We believe that putting the sweat in today, prepares us for tomorrow. So, we give people the tools they need to reach further, go faster, be stronger. We celebrate those who show up – for themselves – to be their physical or mental best, whatever that means for them. It’s what we want for our community, and our team. A team that’s growing rapidly around the world. A collective of talented individuals working together to invent Gymshark’s future. Our plans are ambitious, and we’re looking for people who want to join us for the ride – our growth will be your growth.

THE PERKS.

🩺 Full private medical insurance with no excess for employees
🏖 25 days holidays + your birthday and all the Bank Holidays which can be substituted and taken whenever you want.
💻 A truly Flexible Working Culture
👥 A collaborative, creative and inspiring working environment
💰 Employer pension contributions up to 7%
🤩 Life Assurance at four times your basic salary
🦈 50% Gymshark Discount
🎁 Gymshark Gift Card for each year of service
🥇 Financial, Physical and Mental Wellbeing Support
📚 Great Training and Learning Resources
🖥 Choice of hardware and access to the best software
🤒 Paid time off when you’re physically and mentally unwell
🧸 Very Generous Family Leave package – we support you extending your family
🍎 Refuel – Healthy fresh food at GSHQ
🏋️‍♂️ Lifting Club (LC) Gym Membership
👉 Free monthly massages
💈 Beauty and Barber facilities
🚘 Free on-site parking

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