Legal Counsel

Nielsen

Lugano, Switzerland

The ideal candidate is a creative problem solver who thrives in a dynamic and versatile environment with frequently shifting tasks and responsibilities. The Legal Counsel will work in a collaborative culture and will be asked to support the Nielsen Legal team and Nielsen business on a broad range of matters.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide clear, practical and business-oriented legal advice to internal business teams.
  • Advise on and draft client and vendor agreements for Nielsen in Europe.
  • Update and manage contract templates.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues in legal and other central support functions (including privacy and finance).
  • Manage external lawyers. 
  • Attend meetings and calls with clients/vendors.

EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS:

  • University level qualification in Law (or equivalent).
  • 4+ years’ experience in a law firm and/or as in-house legal counsel.
  • Familiar with working in an international environment.
  • Highly proficient in business English, Italian and German (speaking and writing).
  • Strong knowledge of general contract law and European data privacy legislation.
  • Highly motivated, pro-active and business oriented problem solver.
  • Team player who works well with other lawyers and commercial teams.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Confidence in dealing with all levels of the organisation, including commercial management.

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