New Role: Legal Operations Co-Ordinator

New role in over the weekend from Chanel – this is for a Legal Operations Co-Ordinator based in London, UK.

More details below:

About the job


At CHANEL, our values are grounded in creating the conditions for people to perform at their best and feel fulfilled and confident in their work.


In the Legal Department, our ambition is to always be an interesting, welcoming and diverse workplace for the best talents and to allow them to grow, with a strong focus on legal service delivery for the Company. Our values reflect such ambition: excellence, integrity, agility, resilience, generosity, curiosity & collaboration.

Your role in Legal@Chanel:

An exciting opportunity to drive changes to the UK Legal Department and implement efficiencies across the business. This role would suit someone who is excited by the opportunity to impact change in a small legal team and is passionate about technology.

Working in Chanel’s head office in London you will have the opportunity to work with the Global Legal Operations team as well as being an integral part of the UK Legal Team. You will work closely with other business functions within the Chanel organisation (including Indirect Procurement and IT).

What Impact You Can Create At Chanel

  • Design, implement and maintain appropriate solutions to streamline and automate legal processes bringing greater efficiencies to the team and the way in which they work;
  • Core to the role will be leading on legal innovation for the UK Legal Team, working closely with the global Legal Operations team, supporting the implementation and roll out of new systems including the new document and contract management system;
  • Lead on data privacy processes and use of the One Trust portal playing an integral part in the UK’s participation in the global privacy programme;
  • Manage compliance processes including; cosmetic product portal notifications, conflict of interest notification tool and secure file transfer tool;
  • Developing automated contract templates whilst being the key Legal contact for supplier onboarding;
  • Work with other functions to ensure a collaborative approach to servicing the business. Implementing joint processes and tools, whilst encouraging the business to utilise these tools through change management;
  • Tech Acumen: attending AI and tech conferences in order to ensure the team are ahead of the game and using up to date tools;
  • Act as a key contact and face of the UK Legal Team, providing support and knowledge on business processes;
  • Docusign – proficient in the use of the Docusign e-signature tool including use of powerforms and templates;
  • Microsoft proficient – using Microsoft forms, flows and other tools to create easy to use automated solutions for the business;
  • Enhance project management for legal initiatives – Project Management Qualifications desirable but not essential;
  • Educate the business on legal processes and tools as required.

You are energised by

  • Learning about new trends around new technologies and innovations and sharing this knowledge with others;
  • Working in a highly collaborative environment whilst also being able to work autonomously to drive change;
  • Expanding your knowledge in compliance and data privacy;
  • Collaborating with others and building authentic relationships that both parties can learn from.
  • Supporting a busy legal team which requires the following skills: problem solving, using initiative, working independently, managing multiple projects, team player.

What You Will Bring

You are a problem-solver; able to spot opportunities for further efficiencies and to recommend new ways of working, striving to constantly improve the operations of the UK Legal Department.

What Chanel can offer you

  • Being part of a dynamic and collaborative Legal community;
  • Exposure to the workings of an integrated in-house legal department with the opportunity to learn and develop legal and commercial skills.


  • Legal degree (or equivalent) preferred
  • Solid IT skills, specifically Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), Word, PowerPoint are essential
  • You have ideally worked in a legal environment (but not essential) either in private practice or in-house within a legal operations team.
  • Paralegal experience is preferred but not essential.
  • Understanding of data privacy processes, e.g. data subject access requests, data incidents, is preferred but not essential.

Benefits At Chanel

Have been created to support you across your professional and personal life by offering you:

  • Physical Wellbeing: Private Medical Insurance covering pre-existing medical conditions and ability to add family members, Online GP App with 24/7 appointments available within 24 hours and Cycle Scheme participation for a tax-exempt bike and/or accessories
  • Financial Wellbeing: Pension, Life Assurance and Retail Discounts across multiple retailers including Supermarkets, Gyms, Days Out and 100s more
  • Mental Wellbeing: Employee Assistance Programmes and Other Support Lines
  • Lifestyle: Arts & Culture Ticket Discounts across major London attractions and CHANEL Product Discounts
  • Employee Recognition: Service Awards Programme offering CHANEL Products, Retail Vouchers and Additional Holidays across milestones
  • Benefits are eligibility dependent and subject to change at any time

At Chanel, we are focused on creating an inclusive culture that nurtures encourages personal growth, contributing to collective progress. We believe the uniqueness of each individual increases the diversity, complimentarity and effectiveness of our teams. We strongly encourage your application, as we value the perspective, experience and potential you could bring to CHANEL.

More information and how to apply here

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