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Legal Counsel

LOCATION: 

Epernon, FR, 28230

REQ ID:  40965

Sealed Air designs and delivers packaging solutions that protect essential goods transported worldwide, preserve food, enable e-commerce and digital connectivity, and help create a global supply chain that is touchless, safer, less wasteful, and more resilient. 

Our people are entrepreneurial innovators and problem solvers committed to bringing unique insights and solutions to the needs of our customers, stakeholders, and society. At SEE, we are creating a community of inventors, problem solvers, and future makers that are passionate about fulfilling our purpose.

Sealed Air generated $5.5 billion in sales in 2021 and has approximately 16,500 employees who serve customers in 114 countries. To learn more, visit www.sealedair.com.

What does a Legal Counsel do?

Provides support in advising the business on emerging legal and regulatory risks as well as general commercial work. Is proactive, displays a can-do attitude and has the ability to condense complex matters easily.

Why we need you?

•    Review, negotiate, draft and advise on a large variety of contracts throughout the European region, such as confidentiality agreements, and also standard terms and conditions of supply and purchase, supply of services agreements or supply and manufacturing agreements, distribution and agency agreements…
•    Handle document maintenance and contracts data base recordings.
•    Support on corporate secretarial activities on an ad -hoc basis, within the Region liaising with various functions.
•    Co-ordinate with other members of the Sealed Air Law Department wherever they are located.
•    Improve processes to create better efficiency (includes routine agreements form creation and maintenance, implementation of efficient processes).
•    Supervise and monitor legal work relating to pending/potential litigation and other non-contractual projects throughout the Region.
•    Autonomously work on projects in various jurisdictions in co-operation with numerous Sealed Air managers (and at certain times with advice of outside law firms).
•    Able to provide independent, unsupervised advice on the various commercial matters.

Qualifications

•    M1 or M2 law degree, in commercial or civil law, or equivalent work experience.
•    Initial experience of Common law principle and contracts.
•    Significant legal experience in a multi-national, industrial company.
•    Highly articulate in English, both written and spoken. Knowledge of one or more other European languages would be an advantage.
•    Knowledge of data privacy/transfer would be an advantage.
 

Requisition id: 40965 

Relocation: No  

The Company is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and to all employees, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, protected disability, veteran status, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state or local laws.

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WHY WORK AT SEALED AIR?

It is our responsibility to leverage what we have to affect positive and meaningful change for our communities and planet using Sealed Air’s global resources and expertise.

Corporate sustainability. It’s about improving the lives of people around the world by addressing pressing needs in the communities where we and our customers operate.

Customer Success. Meeting our customers' needs. At Sealed Air it’s more than a goal, it’s an integral part of our business practices, our innovative solutions, and our values.

Leaving our communities better than we found them through dedication of time, talent and resources.


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