Legal Counsel - WW Communications, Marketing and Licensing Legal Affairs


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Legal Counsel - WW Communications, Marketing and Licensing Legal Affairs, Gucci


Milan, Italy


Executive / Coordinator





Full-time, Salary Unspecified

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Role Mission

The Legal Counsel - WW Communications, Marketing and Licensing Legal Affairs will provide on-going legal counselling to his/her business partners in the areas of Marketing and Communications and particularly in intellectual property rights-related matters, both at corporate and regional levels.
The Legal Counsel - WW Communications, Marketing and Licensing Legal Affairs will work under the coordination and supervision of Gucci WW Communications, Marketing and Licensing Legal Director and focus on the negotiation, drafting and reviewing of a wide array of legal instruments, in English mostly.

Key Accountabilities
- Negotiating and drafting (from scratch or on the basis of existing templates and standards), reviewing and analyzing a broad range of contracts and deeds, such as content licensing, sponsorship and testimonial agreements, supply contracts, audio-visual content production agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements, releases, and Intellectual Property-related agreements at large;
- Carrying out searches of both case law and scholars opinions using on line and off line tools;
- Reviewing documentation, project and product development and preparing critical summaries, legal assessments and analysis and memoranda;
- Managing relationships with corporate clients and guiding them to secure projects in a timely and efficient manner;
- Preparing legal opinions for corporate clients;
- Attending meetings with corporate clients and preparing minutes:
- Preparing templates and keeping updated records and files.

The Ideal Candidate

Key Requirements

- Juris Doctor required, with strong academic credentials;
- Italian and/or foreign bar admission a plus;
- Fluent Italian and English communication skills are mandatory, both verbal and written;
- Minimum 6+ years of relevant law practice experience in international law firms or law firms within an international network;
- In-depth knowledge and strong background of copyright and other IPR;
- Strong customer/client service skills a must;
- Business oriented and problem-solving attitude;
- Ability to work under time constraints and to adapt to a constantly changing environment;
- Ability to multi-task and juggle competing priorities;
- Highly motivated and committed in terms of time and efforts;
- Attention to details and accurate;
- Good communications and interpersonal skills;
- High level of discretion, integrity and ethical standards;
- Computer skills, MS Office literate.

About Us

Influential, innovative and progressive, Gucci is reinventing a wholly modern approach to fashion. Under the new vision of creative director Alessandro Michele, the House has redefined luxury for the 21st century, further reinforcing its position as one of the world's most desirable fashion houses. Eclectic, contemporary, romantic—Gucci products represent the pinnacle of Italian craftsmanship and are unsurpassed for their quality and attention to detail.
Gucci is part of the Kering Group, a world leader in apparel and accessories that owns a portfolio of powerful luxury and sport and lifestyle brands.
For further information about Gucci, visit