Legal Counsel - New Projects and Regulatory

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Legal
Location
Malmesbury, Malmesbury - United Kingdom

Description

To act as an in-house commercial lawyer as part of an active and engaged team committed to enabling Dyson’s continued commercial success.

Accountabilities

We require an experienced lawyer to provide the following legal services:
  • Providing support on pre-launch product issues for commercial, marketing, sales and the Research, Design and Development area, with a particular emphasis on regulatory and advertising issues;
  • Providing support on pre-launch product issues to the wider global legal team;
  • Advising on pre-launch advertising substantiation and testing plans;
  • Reviewing pre-launch marketing claims to analyse the risk of legal challenge/reputational impacts, including assessing scientific evidence for the support of claims
  • Supporting global advertising disputes (for and against the business) with the in market legal teams;
  • Providing advice and support on consumer related issues and regulatory matters;
  • Providing training on advertising and regulatory areas for commercial, marketing, sales and the Research, Design and Development area;
  • Liaising and providing legal support to the Global Head of Regulatory and Packaging on regulatory projects; and
  • Liaising with and providing legal support to the Global Quality and Reliability Director on compliance projects.
CLOSING DATE: 14th June 2019

Skills

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years post qualification experience in either a commercial and/or regulatory role with a product focus. In-house exposure during or post training is a definite advantage. The ideal candidate will:
  • Have a solid background in commercial and/or regulatory law and an ability to apply that knowledge in a practical and pragmatic way;
  • Have worked in the health and wellbeing sector;
  • Have strong drafting skills and experience of contract negotiation;
  • Have good awareness of the role of the legal function in a large business and have the ability to contribute actively in the taking of key business decisions;
  • Have an appetite to learn new skills and the versatility and technical ability to deal with issues outside of their experience and learn quickly on the job;
  • Be able to work with a minimum level of supervision in a fast paced, constantly changing but supportive environment;
  • Have experience or interest in design and engineering and an aptitude to learn to understand technical discussions;
  • Have the confidence and gravitas to challenge decisions and actions when required; and
  • Be a skilled communicator and capable of interacting with the business at all levels (including the Executive Team), to build effective relationships and earn credibility across the business.

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus
  • Life assurance
  • Sport centre
  • Free on-site parking
  • Subsidised café and restaurants
  • Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 17 May 2019