Reference Number: JO-2108-473557
Legal Counsel – Digital Brands
Rate: Negotiable
Job Type: Contract
Location: Slough

Legal Counsel Digital Brands

Youll be working for a FTSE Top 25 company, and one of the top 3 TV advertisers in the UK. This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Legal Counsel to really make their mark in a globally renowned and international organisation.

The client seeks a creative and experienced lawyer to join the global e-Commerce team as Legal Counsel, Digital Native Vertical Brands (DNVB).

This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and entrepreneurial team in the businesses fastest growing global business unit. The ambition of the DNVB team is to build innovative and consumer focussed digital-first brands, unique consumer solutions and social engagement platforms in the areas of hygiene, healthcare and nutrition.

Location: Remote for the moment however commutable to Slough for future
Duration: 6 months
Rate: 187 PAYE per day

Role Summary:
Developing innovative product solutions and digital-first brands.
Designing and implementing novel e-commerce go-to-market models.
Undertaking due diligence, structuring and negotiating seed investments in game-changing new start-ups and strategic commercial partnerships.
designing and negotiating a comprehensive suite of legal precedents, policies and procedures to drive the companys sponsored innovations, data analysis/mining, digital communications and strategic alliances/investments/partnerships.
Facilitating at speed, new modes of digital marketing and social media engagement with our incubator brands online and ensuring the mining/analysis/sharing/application of consumer data/insights is undertaken in a compliant manner.
Providing strategic legal and commercial analysis on all IP issues/challenges, with specialist internal/external advice, including trademarks/patent protection for our incubator brands, products and technology innovations and ensure copyright over the clients created brand assets and content.

Experience/ Qualifications Required:
UK LLB or equivalent degree and excellent academic credentials. Applicants with US or Common Law qualifications may also be considered.
Number of years legal experience either in-house within a Venture Capital/Private Equity firm and/or at a leading global law firm specialising in the corporate finance, eCommerce, technology and/or Start-Up sectors.
Experience with negotiating and drafting a wide range of investment agreements and ancillary documents (including Investor Term Sheets, SPAs, Loan Instruments, Shareholder Agreements and Articles of Association) and providing commercial and legally sound advice on structuring and advising on the same.
Experience advising on business structures, company corporate governance and compliance and drafting company notices, minutes and resolutions.
Demonstrate a good working knowledge of the EU General Data Protection Regulations and European Data Protection Board Guidance (knowledge of the California Consumer Privacy Act is a plus) and their application to e-commerce and digital marketing as well as experience in mapping data flows, advising on information privacy practices and the implementation of appropriate technical and organizational measures.
Familiarity with IP classifications, categories and guidelines including trademarks, patents and copyright.
Consumer goods industry experience with familiarity of D2C e-Commerce businesses is desirable.
Experience advising on Marketing and Advertising law and Competition law topics is desirable.

Please apply by sending your CVs to oliver.pizzey@cpl.com

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