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Legal Affairs Director

Legal Affairs Director

  • Location

    France

  • Sector:

    Manufacturing

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Stephanie Greaves

  • Contact email:

    stephanie.greaves@laurencesimons.com

  • Job ref:

    809390

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-23

  • Consultant:

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Our team has been exclusively retained for a senior management position on behalf of a leading Group and manufacturer operating globally within the Defence field.  As Legal Affairs Director for their offices in France, the successful candidate will be a French qualified lawyer with a minimum of 15 years of solid experience acquired both in-house and in a private practice environment. Prior experience in the Defence sector is required.

The role will involve the provision of legal support on business operations related to commercial and corporate matters from M&A to litigation, while managing a team of lawyers. Knowledge of compliance and anti-bribery EU and UK/common law regulations will be an asset to the role.  Good communication skills, pedagogy, and capacity to accompany and embrace change will be highly valued, as well as acting as a credible ambassador to the legal function within the Group.

Fluency in the English language is also important.