Junior Legal Counsel

Recruiter
Tapestry
Location
London, GB
Posted
20 Jan 2022
Closes
20 Apr 2022
Ref
96489
Function
Legal
Job Title: Junior In-House Legal Counsel
Primary Purpose: As a Junior In-House Legal Counsel, you will provide daily generalist legal support to the in-house legal team. You will be a member of a fast-paced environment and will help to identify solutions that best support the team.
The successful individual will leverage their proficiency to...
- Organize and maintain all files
- Drafting, research and submission of legal documents
- Manage incoming subpoenas, legal notices and other legal documents
- Ensure deadlines are met, questions are answered, and requests are addressed
- Participate in special projects as needed
- Executing data protection work with support from privacy lawyer
- Subject matter responsibility will include:
- commercial agreements (including wholesale and distribution)
- property leases
- employment issues
- insurance
- tax
- store operations.
The accomplished individual will possess...
- 3+ years of legal experience
- Bachelor's Law Degree from a European country
- Can be an admitted solicitor or paralegal/trainee solicitor seeking qualification
- Excellent attention to detail and desire to work closely with other retail functions
- Excellence in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint
An outstanding professional will have...
- Superior judgment, professionalism, ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality, and assertiveness
- Experience in an in-house legal department
- Ability to handle multiple priorities at once
- Strong organizational skills and ability to be resourceful are imperative
- Ability to be intuitive, able to anticipate needs and be proactive.
- Fluency in additional language(s) desirable.
Our Competencies for All Employees
- Courage: Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said; provides current, direct, complete, and "actionable" positive and corrective feedback to others; lets people know where they stand; faces up to people problems on any person or situation (not including direct reports) quickly and directly; is not afraid to take negative action when necessary.
- Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
- Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.
- Dealing with Ambiguity: Can effectively cope with change; can shift gears comfortably; can decide and act without having the total picture; isn't upset when things are up in the air; doesn't have to finish things before moving on; can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.
- Drive for Results: Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
- Interpersonal Savvy: Relates well to all kinds of people, up, down, and sideways, inside and outside the organization; builds appropriate rapport; builds constructive and effective relationships; uses diplomacy and tact; can diffuse even high-tension situations comfortably.
- Learning on the Fly: Learns quickly when facing new problems; a relentless and versatile learner; open to change; analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; experiments and will try anything to find solutions; enjoys the challenge of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence and the underlying structure of anything.
Our Competencies for All People Managers
- Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly; can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; has broad knowledge and perspective; is future oriented; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods; can create competitive and breakthrough strategies and plans.
- Developing Direct Reports and Others: Provides challenging and stretching tasks and assignments; holds frequent development discussions; is aware of each person's career goals; constructs compelling development plans and executes them; pushes people to accept developmental moves; will take on those who need help and further development; cooperates with the developmental system in the organization; is a people builder.
- Building Effective Teams: Blends people into teams when needed; creates strong morale
and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes; fosters open dialogue; lets people finish and be responsible for their work; defines success in terms of the whole team; creates a feeling of belonging in the team.

Tapestry, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and we pride ourselves on hiring and developing the best people. All employment decisions (including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, transfer, training, discipline and termination) are based on the applicant's or employee's qualifications as they relate to the requirements of the position under consideration. These decisions are made without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic characteristics, race, color, creed, religion, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship, disability, marital status, military status, pregnancy, or any other legally-recognized protected basis prohibited by applicable law. Visit Tapestry, Inc. at http://www.tapestry.com/

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