• About the Firm: Danone is a major FMCG company whose mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible, with market leading brands across three divisions: Waters (Evian, Volvic), Dairy & Plant-based (Actimel, Activia, Alpro), and Specialised Nutrition (baby brands including Aptamil & Cow and Gate and medical brands including Fortisip & Souvenaid).
  • About the role: We are seeking to recruit a senior In-house Legal Counsel to work in our London office.
  • Looking for: Among your key attributes, we are looking to secure your extensive post qualification experience; your ability to give robust yet pragmatic legal advice; and your strong business acumen and excellent communication, people and organisational skills.
  • Opportunities: The opportunities afforded to you will include but not be limited to drafting and negotiating a wide range of commercial contracts, including marketing services and sponsorship, warehouse and transport, and IT agreements’ providing ongoing advice and training on all areas of legal compliance, including anti-bribery, competition law, data protection and directors’ duties; and supporting the businesses on all types of commercial/contractual disputes.
  • And more: In an ever-changing environment, the Senior Legal Counsel is an integral member of the UK & Ireland General Counsel team, but also part of the wider Legal & Regulatory Affairs and Compliance community within Danone, with strong connections to other local legal teams and the corporate legal department based in Paris. You will gain broad exposure amongst a variety of legal aspects, whilst building strong connections globally and taking on new initiatives.

Danone UK

Danone S.A. is a French multinational food-products corporation based in Paris and founded in Barcelona, Spain.