In-House Health & Safety Lawyer (US Tech Giant)

gmk Legal
07 May 2019
04 Jun 2019
Liam Taaffe
Sector/Practice Area
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
Full time
My client is a US Blue-chip which focuses in Big Data and now requires an experienced health & safety lawyer to focus on matters relating to environmental matters. The successful candidate will work directly with supply chain, procurement, and engineering and product functions to support the global procurement, manufacture, transportation and distribution of data center equipment, and the global provision of online and cloud technology services.

The Role
You will work as part of a team responsible for counselling Amazon's data center business on a broad range of regulatory compliance matters, where you will specifically focus on health & safety and environmental law. As part of your role, you will monitor and advise the business of upcoming regulatory changes and ensure to implement applicable regulatory compliance policies and processes. You will maintain these regulations and provide compliance-related legal support for all commercial transactions, and pre-litigation legal disputes.

The Candidate
You will report to the Global Head of Environment and work alongside a team of 5 lawyers, who all have a global focus in Health & Safety, trade compliance and Environmental IT Law. The successful candidate must have trained with a leading International Law Firm having at least 5 years' experience gained in health & safety compliance matters. This role will progress into a Head of Team position and will expose you to an array of Environmental regulations i.e. RoHS 1 directive, WEEE directive and Low Voltage Directive concerning the design, development, manufacture, operation, procurement, distribution and disposition of data center equipment, and provision of web services.

For a confidential chat or to apply, please do not hesitate to contact Liam Taaffe at