Junior Legal Counsel- Budapest

Date: May 25, 2023

Location: Budapest, HU, 1134

Company: Bunge

Are you willing to consolidate your career in Legal and to make a difference in a global vital business? Become part of our team and help build an organization that is working on the latest trends in Agri and Food Solutions - you probably have heard about our local brands of oil, Floriol and Vénusz?


We are growing and looking for a passionate, bold, and driven Junior Legal. Read the vacancy below and learn more about it!


What will you be doing as a Junior Legal – Budapest


The core focus of the Junior Legal activity is to provide legal advice with guidance and supervision to support the business activity and operations of Hungary.


This should be completed through the following activities:


  • Providing legal support to Hungary and functional areas of Bunge.
  • Working closely with Hungarian business to gain understanding of their environment, legal issues, challenges and opportunities, key customers, competitors and suppliers.
  • Advising on draft or review commercial documentation binding the company to minimise exposures.
  • Aiding in managing the representation of the company before authorities, administrative or before quasi-judicial agencies.
  • Supporting the team regarding advising on pre-litigation resolution of commercial disputes and settlements.
  • Assisting the Legal Team and the Compliance function in operating a compliance program as and when requested. Reviewing and advising on marketing activities (e.g. marketing materials) to minimise exposures. Support regarding data privacy issues.
  • Supporting in reporting on litigation, projects and major issues/matters


What you can bring to the role:


  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an international law firm and/or as an in-house attorney in a multinational corporation
  • Qualified lawyer – bar exam is not a must
  • Fluency in Hungarian and English
  • Previous experience gained by providing legal support to commercial business activities having own production (particularly in the field of Agribusiness and/or FMCG) and data protection expertise are advantages
  • A detail-orientated person that is up for a challenge


What do we offer to our future colleague?


  • A competitive salary package, which includes a bonus plan and great benefits (including medical services, cafeteria, annual bonus);
  • Hybrid working schedule- up to 2 working days from home on a weekly basis;
  • Work within an international and expert team;
  • The freedom to chip in an impactful way to the business.


We Are Bunge


Bunge is a global agribusiness with one mission – we connect farmers to consumers to deliver crucial food, feed and fuel to the world. We have unmatched global scale and deeply rooted relationships which allow us to bring innovative ingredients and knowledge to some of the world’s biggest brands – many of which are likely in your home right now.


We know that to achieve our mission and deliver the best results to our customers, each other and the world we need to work together – so we hire dedicated people who are passionate, bold and driven to work as One Bunge. This dedication is deeply embedded in our culture and reflected in the way we work.


Every day our people exemplify these values, which represent Bunge at its core:


Act as One Team by fostering inclusion, collaboration, and respect

Drive for Excellence by being agile, innovative, and efficient

Do What’s Right by acting safely, ethically, and sustainably


If this sounds like you, join us! We value and invest in people who believe in our purpose and are excited to live it every day – people who are #ProudtoBeBunge


Bunge is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or military or veteran status, or any other legally protected status.


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