Attorney - Commonwealth LawPrimary Location: Avenue Ariane, 5 1200 Brussels , Brussels, Region Office - BE, 1200 Job ID 061430
Mid-Senior Legal Counsel
If you are a mid-to-senior trained common lawyer (5+ years' qualified) and looking for an exciting opportunity to develop your career, this could be the right challenge for you.
United Parcel Service (UPS) is the world's largest package delivery company and a global leader in logistics. Headquartered in the U.S., we deliver more than 15 million packages per day to more than 7.9 million customers in more than 220 countries and territories around the world.
Our European Legal Office is based in Brussels and provides legal support to our operations across Europe. This high-profile role involves providing a wide variety of advice on commercial, corporate and employment issues, as well as contracts in the UK, Ireland and the Nordic countries. Ideally, candidates will have experience working in-house, although this is not essential.The opportunity will suit those whose skills are more generalist in nature.
Due to the nature of the role, it is expected that the successful candidate will have a high level of commercial acumen, the ability to influence internally and the confidence to take on a broad scope of work. They must be able to provide the business with commercially pragmatic advice and be flexible on tasks they undertake.
Candidates must also show a genuine interest in building lasting relationships within the business and committing to the team long term. They should also have potential and ambition to grow within the department, including taking on management responsibility.
Candidates must be fluent in English. Other languages are a bonus.
You will be working across borders in Europe in a multi-cultural company, and therefore will need to be prepared to travel. This is an exciting opportunity to develop the provision of legal services across Europe, adding critical value to our operations. We offer a competitive salary and benefit packages, including company car, pension, private health insurance and life assurance.
Please reply online by July 3, 2020.
In summary, the Lawyer will:
- Have a common law qualification and 5+ years PQE
- Solid commercial and corporate transactional experience
- Good drafting, negotiation and communication skills
- Be a problem solver, solution focused and client oriented
- Have the ability to deliver messages in a structured, clear and diplomatic way
- Be comfortable in a multinational and multi-cultural environment
- Energetic, dynamic, clever, ambitious - a generalist and true business partner
- Structured, disciplined and able to work independently, and
- Fluent in English; multi-lingual is an advantage
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