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Real Estate Legal Counsel AMS

the LEGO Group
$120,000- $180,000/ year
Posted Jul 09
Full Time
On Site
Boston, Massachusetts

Job Description

Bring your extensive experience from legal real state to play in the most exciting company! A phenomenal and international place to continue your career.

Come check out this role!


Core Responsibilities

 

  • Draft, negotiate and review real estate agreements for full cycle of real estate lease acquisition and disposition transactions, including design and construction agreements, facilities agreements and assisting with lease administration functions.
  • Work with corporate business partners to identify and refine deal points in the process of drafting, negotiating, and reviewing real estate proposals and letters of intent.
  • Support corporate business partners in structuring leases and fee acquisition deals, advising on matters of real estate law, practice, and interpretation.
  • Participate in preparation and updating of real estate templates and forms.
  • Partner with and manage domestic and international outside counsel with respect to corporate real estate transactions.

Play your part in our team succeeding.

The LEGO Retail organization is responsible for overseeing the LEGO Group’s branded stores around the world and to deliver inspirational retail experiences to LEGO fans of all ages within an interactive and vibrant store environment.

As part of the regional legal team reporting to the VP & General Counsel, Americas, this role will focus on supporting and developing the LEGO Retail organization’s strategy regarding store leases in the United States and beyond.

As there will be opportunities to interact and work together with the regional and global legal teams in other areas of the business, this role will be expected to be a strong team player within both teams to provide the best value adding legal support to our relevant stakeholders with strong business partnering skills and a global mindset.

LCR Americas is the regional legal team covering all the America’s region, with lawyers in Boston, MA, Enfield, CT, Mexico City, MX, Monterrey, MX, Richmond, VA as well as Billund, Denmark London, United Kingdom and Shanghai, China in a variety of legal positions.

The focus of LCR Americas is to

  • Drive and support all legal tasks in our region, like IP, compliance, and corporate matters.
  • Act as main point of contact for relevant legal issues, in accordance with our Mandate and Key Operating Principles.
  • Occasionally participate in tasks and/or provide legal support within other regions.

Do you have what it takes?

 

  • Law School Degree (J.D., LL.M.)
  • +5 years of commercial leasing and related real estate experience, preferably at both a real estate law firm and as in-house counsel with both domestic and international experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including an ability to explain complex information clearly and effectively to different audiences.
  • Negotiate new leases and lease renewals, based on retail development strategy inputs and annual rollout plans.
  • Ability to work proactively, independently, and reliably under tight timeframes in a fast-paced environment.
  • Work closely and collaboratively with internal stakeholders Footprint Strategy, Retail Design, Construction & Project Management, Finance, Legal, Stores, Retail Operations, Retail Marketing, Commercial Planning, Global Business Services.
  • Oversight over external counsel which supports our real estate work.
  • Strong collaboration across time zones and legal teams as well as strong verbal and written skills in English
  • Desire to work as a partner to the business with an aptitude to finding pragmatic solutions to challenges within the privacy field.
  • Ability to understand and learn the core business ambitions and strategies to be able to provide relevant data privacy guidance on a local, regional and global basis.

Additional details on this position

  • This position will initially be based at 501 Boylston St, Back Bay, before moving to a new office location at 1001 Boylston St by mid-2025. Our hiring teams will discuss this with you during the interview stages. (Only if your role is in the Boston Hub)
  • Our workplace enables our LEGO® colleagues to be and do their best at work. Introducing a flexible way of working through a hybrid working model is a great example of how we live up to our ambition. This 3-day in the office hybrid working model will exemplify our People Promise by embracing the different life situations of our colleagues.
  • The salary for this position has a range of <$120k- $180k a year> based on anticipated responsibilities, market benchmarks, and organizational constraints. The LEGO Group carefully considers a wide range of compensation factors, including but not limited to prior experience, skills, expertise, location, internal equity, and other considerations permitted by law. The comprehensive remuneration details, inclusive of benefits, will be communicated upon finalization of the employment offer.

Join the global LEGO® team.

What’s in it for you? Here are some of what to expect

 

  • Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.
  • Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.
  • Wellness – We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programs run by local teams where you are based.
  • Colleague Discount – We know you'll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.
  • Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached, you’ll be rewarded through our global bonus scheme.
  • Your workplace – Our offices will be your primary workplace with flexibility to work from home during your working week. Your People Leader will discuss the principles of our hybrid work model, role eligibility and frequency with you.

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic, and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued, and they belong.

The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay regardless of e.g. race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or gender identity.

The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.

Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.

Build your career brick by brick at the LEGO Group.

Applications are reviewed on an ongoing basis. However, please note we do amend or withdraw our jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to any advertised closing date. So, if you're interested in this role we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

What’s in it for you?

Here are some of what to expect

Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.

Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.

Wellbeing – We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programs run by local teams where you are based

Colleague Discount – We know you'll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.

Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached and if eligible, you'll be rewarded through our bonus scheme

Your workplace – When you join the team you'll be assigned a primary workplace location i.e. one of our Offices, stores or factories. Our hybrid work policy means an average of 3 days per week in the office. The hiring team will discuss the policy and role eligibility with you during the recruitment process.

We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.

The LEGO Group is highly committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay and seeks to encourage applicants from all backgrounds (eg. sex, gender identity or expression, race/ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, age, religion and Veteran status) to apply for roles in our team.

Research shows that women and people from different minority backgrounds often only apply for a job if they meet 100% of the listed qualifications. If you dream of being a part of our team and you meet many, but not all of our listed qualifications for this role, please apply.

We support our employees in being there for the moments that matter in life and celebrate families of all kinds, the loved ones that make us who we are. Being part of the LEGO Group also means taking part in our annual Play Day, playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”

The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.

Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.

We conduct drug screening as a part of our drug free workplace policy and in support of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees.

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Just imagine building your dream career.

Then make it real.

Join the LEGO® team today.