(Москва, RB) Legal Assistant
Legal Assistant will provide day-to-day assistance to Legal Director and Legal team on various RB
activities (including support in corporate, marketing, contractual, litigation work, administrative issues)
and will support other teams in RB on day-to- day simple legal issues.



Reckitt Benckiser is one of the world's fastest-growing companies in household, health and personal care products. You'll find their brands in millions of homes worldwide. RB's heritage goes back almost 200 years and already in this century they have doubled their net revenues and the market valuation of company has quadrupled.

Graduates are investments in their future success. In short, company's business depends on you, so once you've joined them, your career development is paramount. RB will give you an unique experience.

Responsibilities::
— Legal assistance on corporate documents of all RCIS legal entities (registration of change of legal address, minutes of shareholders, audit of existing documents etc.), POAs, notarization;
— Conducting researches on legislation and relevant court practice in accordance with instructions of lawyers;
— Drafting legal documents (requests, C&D letters, lawsuits and other litigation documentation etc.) and correspondence on Russian and English;
— Assistance to Legal team in communication with state authorities and companies (distributors, clients etc.);
— Legal support of litigations, dealing with consumers complaints;
— Participation in review and drafting of commercial contracts;
— Support on IP issues, including researches on issues arising, communication with Rospatent and local IP service agents;
— Marketing support under control and in coordination with other lawyers;
— Monitoring of legislative changes, FAS activities with regards to advertisement/claims/unfair competition, preparation and sending of updates/mailouts/presentations;
— Translation of legal documents, document management;
— Sorting of payment of external lawyers invoices, respective paperwork.

Requirements:
— Good academic qualification(s), training and qualification in Russian legal system;
— Minimum expected work experience is 1 year preferably in international environment;
— Work and trainee experience both in in-house team and in the lawfirm is advantageous;
— Experience of legal work in company environments similar to Reckitt Benckiser's business is also advantageous;
— Fluency in English (Upper-Intermediate level and above);
— Strong legal competencies in core areas of contract law, commercial law, intellectual property, laws relating to manufacturing, advertising law and dispute resolution;
— Good awareness of corporate, labour law, product liability, and antitrust/competition law.

Conditions:
— The Legal Assistant needs to be a motivated self-starter, capable of working under minimum control, energetic and a good communicator;
— She/he must have good potential and desire/ambitions to grow professionally and personally. S/he will demonstrate flexible and creative thinking, with pragmatic commercial problem solving skills;
— Focussed upon getting results — a bias towards action and achievement. The Legal Assistant will be a person who thrives in a challenging and action orientated, consumer products environment;
— The Legal Assistant needs to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, and be able to communicate clearly and to stand by his/her legal advice;
— Prepared to be challenged internally about legal advice and explain/persuade to gain acceptance of recommendations;
— Flexible in a team environment and attentive to details. Demonstrates tenacity and strong track record of delivery. Able to multi-task and work effectively on several projects at once, and under pressure;
— Able to provide useful, reliable input within short deadlines;
— Candidate needs to understand basic business and scientific (such as chemical) and statistical data in order to understand research data relevant to on-pack product and advertising claims;
— Reckitt Benckiser's business language is English; therefore, fluency in English (written and spoken)
is essential;
— Personal fluency with normal office IT applications (such as Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint etc.) is
also required.

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