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Legal Officer

Application Open Date: 
07/10/2019 - 02:01
Deadline Date: 
04/11/2019 - 11:00
Helsinki, Finland
Type of Contract: 
Temporary staff
JOB Description: 
The Legal Officer will work mainly in the Agency’s Legal Affairs Unit on issues relating to chemicals or other relevant legislation. The main tasks of the Legal Officer are outlined below: • Legal advice on the Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH), the Regulation on the Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures (CLP), the Regulation on Biocidal Products (BPR) and the Regulation concerning the export and import of hazardous chemicals (PIC) as well as on applicable procedures; • Legal advice on administrative issues arising in the context of a European regulatory agency such as on access to documents or intellectual property rights; • Contributing to the preparation of the defence and other written pleadings in appeal and court proceedings; • Revising documents for legal correctness; • Drafting and verifying operational procedures and legal templates; • Drafting and/or checking implementing rules and guidelines; • Contributing to the development of legal databases; • Legal research, analysis and follow-up of case-law, in particular at Union level; • Training of staff on legal matters; • Other related activities.
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