Interim Legal Assistant

Location
Notting Hill Village, London (
Salary
Competitive salary & attractive benefits
Posted
12 Sep 2016
Closes
25 Sep 2016
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent

Looking to join a global retailer who values people? Then look no further. We are committed to developing our people, last year we made numerous promotions across the business as well as raising over £500K through our Monsoon Charity Trust. We have a strong brand with many talented people in the business along with a loyal customer base who knows our heritage. We put people first and pride ourselves in attracting, developing, retaining and inspiring our talent.
We are looking to appoint a talented Interim Legal Assistant to join our internal Legal team based in our Notting Hill Village HQ.


The legal team ensure Monsoon Accessorize is legally compliant by offering expert advice to limit risk to the business. The team provide day-to-day legal support to the business on a mix of commercial, IP and Corporate law matters.

What you will do as our InterimLegal Assistant

•Draft a range of agreements and outsourcing agreements and maintain templates that comply with company policies and local law
•Draft and negotiate franchise agreements
•Create and improve efficient legal team processes
•Advise stakeholders on various aspects of English law, legal issues and risks, agreement structures and company policies
•Work closely with the Licensing team and our partnership agency to support the growth of this area
•Support with the management of infringement of intellectual property rights, safeguarding our organisation
•Liaise with external partners to support the legal frame work
•Key point of contact between Monsoon Accessorize and our insurers
•Advise HR on employee law matters within the UK and international
•Co-ordinate and manage any insurance claims/risks to the business
•Responsible for all administration to ensure the smooth running of the legal team
•Assisting with company secretarial duties and company house filings.

What will you need to succeed as our Interim Legal Assistant?


Essential
•2:1 Law Degree or completed Graduate Diploma for Law
•Completed or close to completing LPC – can be studying LPC part-time
•Keen negotiation skills
•Excellent interpersonal skills – must be comfortable assisting at board level
•Excellent, up to date legal knowledge
•Experience of drafting and advising on commercial contracts


Desired
•Knowledge of contract, commercial, IP, and data protection law
•Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of matters
•Dynamic, enthusiastic and self-motivated

What are we like to work for?
If you're ambitious, Monsoon Accessorize is a great place to be. We're still growing which means there are more opportunities than ever before. We're also committed to developing our talent. Last year we made numerous promotions across the company. This year promises to be no exception. You will enjoy a fantastic benefits package which includes an amazing discount across our brands, 23 days holiday, pension, life assurance and an interest free season ticket card loan. We also provide a great range of Voluntary benefits with external companies that you can take advantage of such as discounts on gym memberships and theatre shows, tailor made dentist plans and the opportunity to ride a tax free bike to work to name a few!


If you feel you have the potential to become our Legal Assistant please apply via our website www.monsoonjobs.com