Legal Counsel, Revenue & Consumer

By 17 agosto, 2022VACANTES

Role Purpose

The main purpose of this role is to work hand in hand with the Associate Counsel in Mexico to assist and guide the local sales, revenue and consumer colleagues, supporting the delivery of advice, documentation and any other related support. their approach to their legal documentation during their everyday negotiations and assist / lead on related documentation.

More specifically, the purpose of your role is to help our:

(a) Revenue and Licensing Teams deliver their deals, resolve issues arising from these and build long term client relationships;

(b) Consumer Teams ensure that our consumer propositions are conducted in a commercially effective and legally compliant manner.

 

Specific Tasks will include:

Revenue and Licensing Teams

Work with the Associate Counsel to:

  • Support these teams on legal issues relating to the sale of our products and services, with a particular focus on new and emerging business models;
  • Ensure they understand core legal and IP concepts that are relevant to their strategy and commercial decision making process;
  • Support the negotiation of new deals and prepare appropriate documentation for the same;
  • Working with relevant legal and business colleagues to develop standard policies, processes and documents for revenue generating activities in Mexico, taking the HQ best practice as a starting point;
  • Work closely with our in house trade mark attorney on IP licensing transactions

 

Consumer Teams

Work with the Associate Counsel to:

  • Ensure our marketing teams have access to first class advice on the evolving digital marketing law framework in Mexico;
  • Implement legal solutions around emerging commercial trends such as social media influencers and adtech and the regulatory response to them;
  • Provide templates, tools and information on marketing and advertising law;
  • Draft clear and consistent templates and standard terms and conditions for new promotional initiatives;
  • Work closely with our Data Privacy lawyers on issues relating to data use and manipulation

 

General

Work with the Associate Counsel to:

  • Support the development of a best practice approach to Sales and Marketing law so as to ensure efficient and cost effective legal service delivery;
  • Develop best practice to Sales and Marketing law issues across the CN legal community in Mexico;
  • Manage outside counsel where appropriate and necessary;
  • Keep abreast of the latest legal and commercial trends in advertising, commercial and consumer law;
  • Support with management reporting and interactions with CN’s shareholder on sales and marketing law matters.

Skills and Experience

  • Legally qualified in Mexico, ideally from 2 to 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Specialism in sales and marketing law gained either in private practice or in an in-house role, including a thorough knowledge of applicable marketing codes and best practice;
  • Specialism in Mexico and LATAM sales and commercial law, including an awareness of emerging trends, regulation and best practice in offline and online advertising, social media and influencers.
  • Ability to provide spoken and written legal advice in Spanish and English are a must. Ability to speak one or more of the native languages spoken in another one of our markets a big plus;
  • Ability to present legal advice in a pragmatic, problem solving and commercial fashion;
  • Confident, self starter who welcomes the opportunity presented by being the first holder of this role;
  • Positive “can do” attitude and willingness to work flexibly and as part of a new and evolving team that is itself operating in a business and sector going through change.

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