Legal Director - South Region - Milan

  • Location

    Milan (province), Italy

  • Sector:

    Corporate & Commercial

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  • Contact:

    Nicoletta Ravida

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Legal Director - South Region - Milan

Job Purpose:

We have been exclusively retained by a top tier multinational to source a Senior Legal Counsel to serve as the key legal and compliance business partner for the South Region (Italy and South-East Europe). In addition, the individual will be the primary internal legal and compliance contact for the manufacturing plant in Southern Italy.

This is a stand-alone position and will be reporting to the Legal Director EMEA who is also based in Milan.


As Legal Director - South Region you will be joining a team of 20+ lawyers in the EMEA region. You will be responsible for the day-to-day activity of structuring and drafting commercial contracts with key customers, including both private and public sector while maintaining commercial policies and procedures, and ensuring consistent application of these throughout the business.

The role is based in Milan.

Required Qualifications:

  1. JD (or equivalent) with a right to practice law as in-house Counsel in Italy.
  2. Around 7-9 years of business law experience at a large law firm or corporate/commercial legal department in-house, including previous experience of drafting, negotiating and closing complex business transactions (i.e., purchase, sale and distribution agreements).
  3. Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Italian.
  4. Good commercial awareness and pragmatic point of view
  5. Solid background in compliance
  6. High level of business and personal ethics

In terms of soft skills, the role will require you to be organised, business-minded, humble and solution-driven.

Experience in one of these industries will be considered a plus: automotive/IT Technology/Retail B2B.

Contacts: For more information please contact: Nicoletta Ravida: quoting ref.: 1114582.

About Us:

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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