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Legal Counsel - Contracts, EMEA

Summary

Salary
Competitive
Team
Legal
Location
Netherlands - Amsterdam Office

About us

Dyson is a global technology company with a unique philosophy - to solve problems that others ignore, first. It transforms every category it enters with radical and iconic re-inventions that work, perform and look very different. 

Our Legal and IP teams protect our profit and keep us competitive by ensuring our technology stays unique for as long as possible. They work directly with our engineers who invent the technology and our commercial team who develop the messaging, to create and defend the most compelling performance claims in each market.

About the role

The EMEA Market legal team is responsible for the provision of legal services within the EMEA region.

As a key part of this collaborative and expert team and reporting into the Senior Legal Counsel Contracts, you’ll be responsible for providing commercial contract support, general consumer law advice and general competition law advice across the EMEA region.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing contract support (supplier, reseller, distributor, property etc.) across the EMEA region, ensuring that contracts meet terms in accordance with the guard rails implemented, or appropriate approvals have been obtained.

  • Providing general competition law support to the business.

  • Supporting the EMEA business with general legal queries.

  • Supporting the team with managing external counsel services and payment of invoices.

  • Delivering training to the business and EMEA legal team.

  • Business partnering at least one market within the region.

  • Ensuring all EMEA templates are kept up to date.

You’ll be based at our brand new, state-of-the-art EMEA Head Office in Amsterdam. The role is 100% office based and there will be minimal requirements to travel as part of your remit.   

About you

You will be a qualified Solicitor, minimum 2 years’ PQE in the UK or an EU jurisdiction, fluent in English and be comfortable advising stakeholders and drafting legal documents in English.

You’ll be able to identify and analyse complex legal issues and confidently challenge clients to understand their goals and rationale for the contracts.  You’ll also demonstrate in-depth understanding and awareness of risk and compliance which will enable you to identify and propose appropriate mitigation options for these risks.

Other key requirements include:

  • Effective management of and ability to develop trusted stakeholder relationships.

  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and the ability to work on your own initiative.

  • Flexibility to respond positively to change and play an active role in finding effective solutions.

  • Highly effective project management skills.

  • A high level of commercial acumen.

Benefits

Financial

  • Company bonus scheme

  • 7.5% employer pension contribution

  • Transportation allowance (0,19€/km)

  • Life assurance and income protection

  • Discount on Dyson products

Lifestyle

  • 29 days annual leave (plus ten public holiday days)

  • Employee assistance programme

  • Enhanced parental leave

  • Free language courses

Health

  • Company fitness plan

  • Contribution towards gym membership

  • Contribution towards health insurance

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Dyson is an equal opportunity employer. We know that great minds don’t think alike, and it takes all kinds of minds to make our technology so unique. We welcome applications from all backgrounds and employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other any other dimension of diversity.

Interview guidance

We are following the government guidelines regarding COVID19. At this time all interviews will be conducted via video or telephone. We’re taking these precautionary measures to protect both our employee and candidate wellbeing. Our Talent Acquisition team will work with you and provide further information as appropriate.