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Legal Counsel

Country : Turkey Turkey

Region : İstanbul Avrupa

Town : İstanbul

Category : Consulting - Audit

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

Do You Want To Be Part of Something Exciting?

At The Estée Lauder Companies you can play a role in our global success!

About The Estée Lauder Companies Inc.

The Estée Lauder Companies is one of the world's leading manufacturers and marketers of quality skin care, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. The company's products are sold in approximately 150 countries and territories under brand names including Estée Lauder, Aramis, Clinique, Lab Series, Origins, Tommy Hilfiger, MAC, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Donna Karan New York, DKNY, Aveda, Jo Malone London, Bumble and bumble, Michael Kors, Darphin Paris, TOM FORD BEAUTY, Smashbox, Ermenegildo Zegna, AERIN, Le Labo, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, GLAMGLOW, KILIAN PARIS, Too Faced and Dr. Jart+, and the DECIEM family of brands, including The Ordinary and NIOD.

Job Description

Review all new contracts, amendments on existing contracts, contract terminations with customers and vendors to secure ELC benefit for possible legal disputes.
  • Coordinate 3rd party legal firm for starting legal proceedings for cash collection from problematic customers
  • Run routine checks with business teams to prevent disobedience vs Turkish competition law
  • Real Estate:

    • Coordinates outsource legal firm for periodical legal processes of +50 FSS doors (each of them defined as sub-branches under ELC Turkey legal Entity in Turkish commercial code) with local authorities.
    • Data Privacy

      • Acting as official data privacy officer of affiliate towards local privacy authorities.
      • Periodically checking current data privacy processes of affiliate and conducting risk analysis with specific focus on DTC channels and other internal policies (Employee Data, FSS Security checks, etc.).
    • Actively involve in new CRM programs launches of specific brands and channels to be sure about compliance with ELC EMEA and Global privacy policies.
    • Close contact with EMEA and Global data privacy teams to implement ELC related data privacy tasks on time.
    Coordinate with HR team to review employment related contracts on an annual basis and update templates as necessary to comply with local laws and regulations.
  • Legislation Monitoring

  • Profile


    • Minimum Bachelor's Degree

    • At least 8 years of experience

    • Advanced level of English

    • Being practical business-minded executive, who is energetic, highly-motivated and results-oriented.

    • Able to draw upon a solid understanding of the business to effectively evaluate issues, situations, and events; and to anticipate future consequences and trends.

    • A practical and hands-on approach, to understand and support business requests.

    • Able to communicate clearly and simply, and take accountability for decisions.

    • Able to effectively and efficiently manage multiple tasks simultaneously and to make prioritize business needs, while consistently maintaining strong attention to detail, accuracy and quality of execution.

    • Able to build and maintain strong business relationships, with affiliate leadership and business teams, external stakeholders; serve as a true business partner.

    • Able to engage in open, honest conversations with others, and to quickly, accurately convey key messages across different settings and audiences.

    • Strong understanding of local laws and regulations in key areas such as distribution, antitrust, commercial transactions, consumer protection, privacy, employee laws and technology, among others.

    • Strong attention to detail.

    • Experience with complex commercial contracts and litigation.

    • A combination of top tier law firm and corporate experience is preferred.

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