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Senior Legal Counsel - Spain & France

Senior Legal Counsel - Spain & France

We have been exclusively retained by our client, one of the leading global software companies in the IT industry to find a Senior Legal Counsel in charge of Spain & France. As a key member of the legal department, this role will be supporting the fast-growing telesales operations (Hub Sales) in EMEA, which comprise several hundred employees in Barcelona (Spain) and other locations. In addition, this role will be the Regional Lawyer for France and Spain with overall responsibility for legal matters in these countries.

The role is based out of our client's Barcelona office, which is an amazing space to work. You will have the exciting opportunity to be part of the team and grow its presence overall in Europe. You will be reporting to the EMEA Legal Team Lead.

Key responsibilities as a Senior Legal Counsel will be to become a lead lawyer, advising our client's inside sales hub in EMEA, advise on policies and procedures, regulatory matters as well as data use and data protection, provides general commercial legal advice for Spain & France. You will also need to be familiar with French employment law. Along with this, the incumbent will have to identify & manage actual and potential inside sales-related disputes and litigation in collaboration with the client's compliance and litigation Group.

To be selected for this role, you will need to have a law degree from Spain or France, should be qualified to practice law in Spain and or in France with at least 7 years post-qualification experience in the IT industry with familiarity in telesales and telemarketing. Fluency in English & French language is essential, while Spanish language skills will be a plus.

Please contact laurent.pompanon@laurencesimons.com to discuss the role further.