Assistant Commercial Legal Counsel, International in Weybridge, Surrey at Royal Caribbean Group

Date Posted: 2/2/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Journey with us! Combine your career goals and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary:
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious lawyer to build a successful career in the travel industry with one of the world’s leading cruise lines.

You will manage and direct a variety of legal work, including negotiating, reviewing and drafting commercial agreements, marketing projects, advertising campaigns and providing consumer law advice across our four brands. You will also have the opportunity to provide general legal advice with involvement in corporate matters, consulting external legal counsel, updating our business on new legislation and dealing with data privacy issues in conjunction with our International Legal VP, Director and Data Privacy Officer.

The ideal candidate will build strong relationships across all levels and international markets within RCL Cruises Ltd.


  1. Drafting commercial agreements, including joint ventures, supplier contracts and a variety of travel industry agreements.
  2. Advising the business on consumer and travel law matters.
  3. Legal risk management across the business, and compliance with regulatory and corporate requirements.
  4. Working closely with key departments, including Marketing, Finance, Marine, Guest Relations and HR – both internationally and at HQ level in Miami.


Job Requirements

Qualifications, Knowledge, and Skills:

  • Ideally qualified UK or EU Solicitor/Barrister with minimum 6 months PQE or equivalent Paralegal Qualification
  • Will consider new qualified applicants who have held commercial seats in their training contract
  • In-house, public body or law firm legal experience required
  • Commercial law experience with related legal skills is essential
  • Experience of regulatory or corporate law desirable
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to build relationships with key stakeholders across the business
  • Ability to provide concise and accurate feedback or advice and
  • Ambition to build a stellar legal career in the travel industry!

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