Legal Counsel

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to be based in our Moscow office to further strengthen both our fast-paced commercial team in Russia and international legal team in HQ, the Netherlands. The right candidate needs to be eager to learn and grow within BrandLoyalty. This role can be either full-time or part-time.

Your team and responsibilities

You will report locally to the Finance Director Russia with a functional line to the General Counsel. In this role, you will obtain legal experience within a diverse business environment with international exposure. You will have a chance to work on a variety of legal matters in cooperation with functions such as sales, sourcing, licensing and digital. BrandLoyalty offers great opportunities for commercially oriented lawyers who want to act as a true business partner. Your responsibilities will include:

  • Be the first contact point for legal matters in Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan;
  • Give advice to internal stakeholders on legal matters in the broadest sense;
  • Review, draft and negotiate a variety of contracts, such as NDAs, buying, selling, license and other commercial agreements;
  • Assist with corporate, IP and privacy matters;
  • Maintain digital contract management system;
  • Provide hands-on support where possible, including some administrative tasks.


Requirements and qualifications

  • Degree in law from a university in Russia or Belarus;
  • A minimum of 3-7 years of experience as a lawyer in a law firm or in-house;
  • Good knowledge of civil, commercial and consumer protection laws and regulations;
  • Work experience with sale, license and services agreements;
  • Experience in retail legal matters and privacy is an advantage;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in Russian and English. Other languages, especially Eastern European, are a plus;
  • Ability to find a commercial solution while managing legal risks;
  • Willingness to develop and the ability to learn fast;
  • Strong organizational skills;
  • Service driven attitude, with a hands-on, proactive and pragmatic mindset;
  • Team player with the ability to work independently and who can (cross-cultural) interact with all levels and departments.

What do we offer?

Are you up for the challenge? BrandLoyalty wants you to have fun in your work, contribute to our growth and share the successes with your team/company. This is just a shortlist of what BrandLoyalty can offer you:

  • Purpose-driven company – happy people: happy colleagues, happy customers, happy consumers!
  • Personal & professional development opportunities within a multinational growth business.
  • Work in a team with 50+ nationalities in over 55 countries around the world.
  • Part of a Fortune 500 company... with a young & agile attitude.
  • Exceptional terms of employment – modern office in the centre of Moscow, medical insurance, healthy snacks available in the office and spectacular team gatherings.

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