Legal Director - Italy

  • Location

    Milan, Milan (province)

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Nicoletta Ravida

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:


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Legal Director - Italy

We have been instructed to source a Legal Director for the Italian subsidiary of a multinational company, headquartered in Milan.

Reporting directly to the General Manager you will:

  • Advise on commercial law and provides support to the relevant structures for drafting and reviewing general commercial contracts (e.g. purchasing, supply, agency, etc.);
  • Ensure the prevention and management of litigation, mainly in the area of HR and agency contracts, primarily in pre-litigation terms, in order to avoid litigation risk;
  • Advise the business on product regulation, including reviewing and interpreting developments and legislation on relevant legal and regulatory matters and sharing them with the GM and the other functions, in order to minimize the risk of penalties;
  • Think and identifies possible relevant tobacco laws and administrative regulation evolution, providing CA&C with the tools to sustain the business and defend the company's interests;
  • Advise on other areas of law as necessary, including Competition Law, Anti-bribery Laws, Privacy, Consumer protection and health and safety.


  • Italian qualified lawyer with 10-15 years of post-qualification experience
  • Previous in-house experience in highly regulated industries and/or FMCG
  • Previous executive management experience
  • Strong business acumen and excellent strategic thinking
  • Outstanding leadership skills
  • Ability to work in a complex environment
  • Fluent Italian and English

To apply or if you are interested in finding more about this opportunity please send a copy of your CV in English to: or or call them on: +39 02 82951710 quoting ref.: 1198772.

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Taylor Root is a specialist legal and compliance recruitment business which has been operating for more than 25 years. With offices in London, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Milan, Dubai, Singapore, Hong Kong, Sydney, Melbourne and New York, we are able to provide our clients with a truly international solution to their hiring needs.

Taylor Root is a trading brand of The SR Group (Italy) S.r.l - authorised to operate in Italy and registered with the competent authorities.

Taylor Root is a trading name of The SR Group (Italy) S.r.l.

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