• About the Firm: IKEA is a Swedish-founded multinational group that designs and sells ready-to-assemble furniture, kitchen appliances and home products, among other useful goods and occasionally home services. It has been the world's largest furniture retailer since at least 2008.
  • About the role: We are looking for a qualified lawyer with experience of working in a fast-paced in-house legal team.
  • Looking For: Among your myriad skills, we are looking to secure your technical excellence, pro-activity and love of building relationships. Additionally, your sound understanding of all areas of law required in-house (commercial, corporate, employment, property, and regulatory) and an ability to apply that knowledge pragmatically across our business areas e.g. retail and logistics, is highly desired; as are your developed excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to, providing expert, ethical and pragmatic advice and support on all legal issues across the business; building strong relationships across the business, including Stores, Risk, Procurement, IT, Operations and Finance; and collaborating as part of a team of enthusiastic, talented and skilled in-house counsel, each taking responsibility to ensure matters are dealt with efficiently.
  • And more: Additionally, you will draft and negotiate contracts with suppliers and business customers; support and advise on tender processes; assist with the maintenance and updating of the Governance of the business, including contract control processes; and manage disputes and litigation.