commercial lawyer in lausanne

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lausanne, vaud
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058 242 53 96
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Randstad has over 55 years of experience in the area of HR Management. Under the Randstad Inhouse Services concept, Randstad becomes a full service supplier providing consultancy to international clients. For a long term temporary assignment for our client, the company Philip Morris International, based in Lausanne, we are seeking for an:

Commercial Lawyer

Temporary assignment

The Commercial Law team handles a sizeable number of contracts with providers of creative and market research services. Over the recent years, we have seen an increase in our direct involvement when it comes to handling Intellectual Property Right release forms and contributor/artist contracts with individuals who take part in the production of consumer engagement materials addressed to adult smokers.

There is a need to optimize and streamline our contractual landscape to be able to provide a more agile support to our business colleagues.

There is also a need to review the agreements in line with the EU General Data Protection Regulation 2016/679 effective May 25, 2018 (GDPR).


  1. Analysis of existing types of contracts for creative services, market research, NDAs, contributor agreements and Intellectual Property rights release forms.

  2. Gap assessment considering business needs.

  3. Recommendation of solutions for improvement: based on available database and know-how, creation of ad-hoc simplified templates for contracts, IP rights release forms.

  4. Ad-hoc support on recurrent contractual matters.

  5. Revamp of repository for contract templates and forms.

  6. GDPR review of the existing contracts.


  • Qualified Swiss lawyer with 3-5 years of
    relevant experience in commercial and intellectual property related contracts
    and data privacy matters, including GDPR.

  • Fluent in English both written and oral.

  • Open minded approach, coupled with the ability
    to exercise good judgement balanced with pragmatism.