La Prairie is the leader in luxury skincare, present in 90 countries around the world. Synonymous not only with luxury, the La Prairie name evokes innovation, performance, high-touch service and Swissness — the purity, precision and excellence inherent to the extraordinary land that saw the brand’s inception in 1978. La Prairie endeavours to fulfill a quest for timeless beauty through the highest standards of advanced technology combined with exquisite formulations and elegant packaging — elevating science to art.

To enhance our Global Legal and Compliance department located in Volketswil, ZH we are looking for a

(Junior) Legal Counsel

In this position, you will be providing legal and administrative support to our in-house Group Legal Counsel and assist in the smooth running of the Global Legal and Compliance Department.

This position will report to the Group Legal Counsel.
Undertaking and assisting in a variety of legal matters including in trademark law, marketing and advertising, IT and competition law and compliance issues.
Assisting in the management of the Compliance Management System including the roll-out of compliance policies and compliance training.
Undertaking and supporting the drafting and reviewing of legal documents including the creation and updating of contract templates.
Supporting in various other administrative tasks of the Legal Department including maintaining the contracts database.
Liaising with external counsel as required.
Qualification Requirements:
A law degree or similar education
3+ years of post-qualified experience as an in-house counsel for an international company / international law firm.
Previous experience working in a high-paced organisation
High flexibility and able to manage multiple tasks and an ability to work under pressure in a culturally diverse organisation.
Excellent inter-personal and communication skills.
Hands on mentality.
Fluency in English; fluency in an additional language such as German, French or Italian would be an asset.
Strong MS Word and Excel skills.
Starting date and workload
August 2017 / 100%
CH-8604 Volketswil, Zürich
If you are interested in this exciting opportunity, please send your application to:
Ms. Katharina Bösch / / Ref.: Legal Counsel