Sunday , October 2 2022

Debenhams Apprenticeships – Legal Counsel

Website Debenhams

Job Description:

Debenhams is entering an unprecedented period of change to deliver our ambition to make shopping confidence building, sociable and fun. Our Legal Team will continue to play a key part in enabling this transformation to ensure the continued growth and success of our business.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and advising on general commercial contracts including; IT, wholesale and consignment, licensing, concessions and supplier terms and conditions
  • Dealing with issues relating to customer complaints, consumer credit and personal finance
  • Reviewing and advising on the Company’s advertising, promotional and marketing material for in-store, website, direct mail and the media
  • Managing external litigation and liaising with external advisors
  • Advising on GDPR best practice and supporting on issues should they arise
  • Advising on IP matters including copyright, design, trademarks and infringements
  • Demonstrating the Debenhams behaviours through how work is delivered
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity

Job Requirements:

  • This role would suit a qualified solicitor who has between 1 and 5 years post qualified experience
  • Relevant in-house experience, or some retail sector experience gained whilst working in a legal practice
  • Confident in your ability to work under pressure, and make complex issues simple
  • Good understanding of commercial law with some experience of litigation
  • Strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to adapt your communication style to a variety of client groups, including the Exec team

Job Details:

Company: Debenhams

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: London, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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