Legal Counsel - FARFETCH

IT Turati
01 Aug 2022
05 Nov 2022
New Guards Group is the home to 9 international luxury brands: Marcelo Burlon County of Milan, Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh, Palm Angels, Unravel Project, Heron Preston, Alanui, Kirin Peggy Gou, Opening Ceremony and Ambush. We work with the understanding that fashion and luxury can be different: community-based, quality-driven, collaborative, truly global and quick. Our brands and products stem from creative and managerial innovation and the philosophy of Made in Italy. We're redefining the way luxury is conceived, communicated and shared. Where others see limits, we see goals.


Our new office in Via Turati is a strategic hub, and home to all of the NGG staff functions. Turati is where the behind the scenes driving force of NGG is brought to life; this is harmonized with the archive exhibits of brand collaborations found throughout the office


New Guards Group is looking for a Legal Counsel to join the Legal team.

S/he will report to the Head of Legal and provide law advise on the most crucial aspects of NGG's business, on a global level, with particular focus on wholesale & marketing matters. S/he will provide legal expertise on the drafting, negotiation and implementation of a wide range of agreements, business models and strategies and product offerings.


-Work closely with the Head of Legal in the assessment and management of NGG legal affairs focusing on commercial andcontractual matters;

-Negotiate and draft a wide range of commercial agreements and legal documents with a focus on distribution agreements and general purchase terms and conditions, shop-in-shops, agencies and business brokers, commercial collaborations, supply and procurement contracts;

-Provide legal support for logistic activities with a focus on logistics and related service contracts, loan for use of logistics equipment, tenders and transport contracts;

-Negotiate and draft a wide range of marketing contracts with a focus on events (fashion agency, photographers, models and stylist contracts) and more in general legal support for marketing and digital marketing activities (including marketing partnership agreements);

-Manage the development and implementation on all NGG business request;

-Provide timely governance information;

-Communicate and collaborate with external counsels if required;

-Support other members of the legal team as needed;

-Constantly interact with Parent Company legal referents;


-8+ years in a similar role preferably in the fashion industry

-Bachelor's degree in law is required a master's is a plus

-Being a qualified lawyer is preferred

-Previous experience in a law firm is preferred

-Significant experience in a complex commercial deal with a business mindset

-Significant experience in drafting and leading negotiations on complex commercial agreements

-Fluent in legal and business English written and spoken is a must: this will be tested in the interview process

-Strong sense of integrity and highly confidential

-Attention to detail with accuracy and clarity in the preparation of documents

-Excellent communication skills with the ability to work well under pressure

-Ability to work proactively, independently on multiple projects under tight timeframes Highly organized, flexible with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced everchanging environment

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