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Regional General Counsel & Compliance Officer EMEAA

Regional General Counsel & Compliance Officer EMEAA

  • Shred-it specialises in providing a tailored document destruction service that allows businesses to comply with legislation and ensure that the client, employee and confidential business information is kept secure at all times.
  • This in-house role is for Lead counsel in EMEAA for the Shred-It on transactional, litigation and regulatory matters. Oversee EMEAA legal function by managing the legal issues, ensure compliance and manage the risk of violating laws and regulations applicable for the entire EMEAA region.
  • Responsibilities include advising the business regarding legal, transactional, regulatory, compliance and risk matters; ensuring that Stericycle’s business and legal interests are protected in transactions, litigation and adversarial proceedings and conduct pre-litigation assessment of potential claims for and against the Company and providing advice regarding risk mitigation strategies.
  • You will have significant experience of intensive prior litigation and corporate experience in EMEAA, including UK, Europe, Asia Pacific and Australia preferably with experience both at a top tier law firm and as in-house counsel.
  • Previous experience in a compliance or related field, such as law enforcement, legal, risk management, or audit. An understanding of international anti-corruption laws, including the FCPA and UK Bribery Act, is also required.
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