Legal Counsel, Privacy and M&A - FARFETCH

IT Turati
21 Sep 2022
03 Nov 2022

New Guards Group is the home to 10 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,Ambush and There Was One. 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 office in Via Turati is a strategic hub, and home to all of the NGG Group 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 with expertise in Privacy and M&A matters.

You will report to the Head of Legal, Governance & CoSec and support the Group in the assessment and management of legal affairs.


· Manage the review and implementation of Privacy organization, policies and procedures;

· give legal and professional advice in case of NGG Group's M&A, investment and other corporate development activities;

· take part in Group's special projects, ensuring that they are in line with legal standards and provisions at all levels;

· help in design, build and improve of Group's processes and procedures also preparing templates and keeping updated records and files;

· handle counterparts and external consultants if necessary;

· work directly with other resources of the Legal Governance & CoSec team.


· Law Degree.

· At least 6-8 years in a similar role in the fashion industry or in international Consultancies, Companies or Law Firm.

· Being a qualified lawyer is preferred.

· Extensive knowledge of national and European Law, with particular focus on EU Regulation 2016/679 and M&A transactions.

· Fluent in legal and business English written and spoken (this will be tested in the interview process).

· Experience in drafting and leading negotiations on complex matters with a business mindset.

· Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality.

· Accuracy and clarity in the preparation of documents.

· Excellent communication skills.

· Ability to work proactively, independently on multiple projects under tight timeframes.

· High flexibility, with the ability to adapt to a fast-paced everchanging environment.


· Great compensation package (in consideration of your professional experience)

· Lunch tickets

· Discounts on all NGG brands and partners including FARFETCH and Browns

· Be part of a young, dynamic and creative company with over 40 different nationalities

· Brand new headquarters located in the centre of Milan


· New Guards Group is committed to being an inclusive workplace where diversity in all its forms is celebrated. We make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, colour, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, marital status, medical condition as defined by state law, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, genetic information or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state or local laws or ordinances. If you require special accommodation, please let us know.

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