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Legal Counsel Southern Europe - Spain (M/F)


27.01.2022 | Lisboa | Referência: 2024520


Legal Counsel Southern Europe - Spain (M/F)


Hays is the most successful specialist recruitment company, placing more than one candidate into a new job every minute of every business day. Hays is the dominant player in several sectors and we work top companies. We are looking for a Legal Counsel to work in our Southern Europe hub located in Lisbon.

As a Legal Counsel you will be responsible for providing legal advice to the Spanish business of the company. This Legal Counsel role will involve servicing all internal client requirements relating to general commercial, contractual matters.

You will be responsible for servicing and supporting the permanent, contracting and temporary recruitment/staffing business in Spain and for reviewing and negotiating business process outsourcing contracts for key global clients. Furthermore, drafting, reviewing and negotiating contracts and transactions and assisting clients in commercial negotiations will be part of your role. Travel mostly to Spain will be a requirement.

To be successful in this role you will have 2-4 years post qualification experience and fluency in Spanish and English, knowledge of Portuguese and Italian language may also be useful. Experience of working internationally or in a multi-national environment (preferably in continental Europe) is essential with willingness to embrace and learn the laws and regulations in jurisdictions outside of the one in which you are qualified. Some employment law experience would be desirable.

A refined understanding of all aspects of contract and commercial law and experience of outsourcing will be very beneficial as will a sound understanding of data protection laws.

The successful candidate will have a strong drafting and negotiation skills and preferably will be legally qualified in either Italy, Spain or Portugal.

This is a fantastic career opportunity for an ambitious and skilled professional looking to join a growing and successful company. As a Legal Counsel at Hays you will work in a fast growing business operating in a dynamic space.

If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.