M&A Compliance Counsel

M&A Compliance Counsel

Our client is a well-known industrial group, based in the South of France, driven by innovation and hosting a diverse and international compliance team.

Reporting to the Head of Third Party Management, Legal & Compliance, the successful candidate will bring their legal and compliance expertise to assist with all aspects of acquisitions, divestments and partnerships. You will be required to conduct compliance risk assessments and due diligence on potential targets and/or partners; draft due diligence reports and provide recommendations to mitigate any identified compliance risks; and negotiate compliance aspects of M&A documentation. Bringing support to the development of procedures and training strategies will also be integral to the role.

You will have a masters degree in business law (or equivalent) and excellent academic credentials together with 5-10 years of experience advising on compliance and anti-corruption matters and/or M&A transactions, ideally through a mix of law firm and in-house roles. You will also have substantive knowledge of Sapin 2, UK Bribery Act, FCPA and OECD anti-corruption rules.

It is important you have strong analytical, organizational and project management skills, with ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously. You will be fluent in English, whilst having knowledge of French or German would be a plus.

In order to apply, please send your CV in English to stephanie.greaves@laurencesimons.com, or Laurent.pompanon@laurencesimons.com, citing reference 809305.