Legal Counsel – Paris (Global Consumer Business)

Paris, France | Full Time

Reference: EL0019

PQE: 4yrs+

Consultant: Liam Taaffe

A Blue Chip US business requires a lawyer to support their dynamic Consumer business in Paris to focus on the development of scalable compliance and regulatory solutions to create an exceptional customer experience.  This business will offer an intellectually challenging, exciting, and fast-paced work environment where you’ll support innovative business solutions which can result in interesting legal encounters.

The Role 
This role requires a commercially savvy lawyer to support the French business operations which some cross border work where you’ll take charge of compliance-related matters and work closely with a dedicated team of lawyers and business partners to identify, create and develop scalable compliance and regulatory solutions to create a best-in-class customer experience. You will serve as a key partner on regulatory initiatives and will provide day-to-day advice to a wide range of business teams, focusing on legal analysis, developing compliance objectives, and resolving potential compliance issues that arise within a global consumer business.

The Candidate
The ideal candidate will have trained and/or practiced at an International Law Firm and be French qualified with a minimum of 3+ yrs commercial law experience at a global company. As this is a Hands-on project management type of role, it would be advantageous to have this experience. Must be bilingual in French and English with the ability to draft and negotiate in both languages while additional EU languages, especially German would be a great attribute for this team. Must have exceptional organizational skills and be capable to manage a large number and variety of mission-critical projects, working independently and often in ambiguous environments.

Please contact Liam Taaffe at EMEA Legal for further details at liam@emea.legal or 0207 183 9122.