Legal Counsel

Employer
Group Lotus Limited
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Nov 05, 2023
Closes
Dec 03, 2023
Practice
Litigation
Position
Counsel
Contract Type
Permanent

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We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join the Lotus Legal & Compliance team. The role will be based in Central London but will also be an integral part of Lotus' Global Legal Team.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be a member of the legal and compliance team at Group Lotus, working directly with the Senior Legal Counsel and the Director of Legal & Compliance to provide overall support and consultancy within the commercial aspect of the Global business.
  • You will be supporting the commercial business by providing advice on a variety of legal and advisory matters, as well as drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide range of contracts, communications with suppliers and customers, authorities and other stakeholders.
  • Practice areas will include a wide range of commercial contracts, with a primary focus on auto dealer network development, project finance, data privacy, agency and distributorship, competition law, consumer law protection, and regulatory compliance issues.
  • Collaborate with other Lotus subsidiaries as well as external counsels across multiple jurisdictions in ensuring global compliance.

Education and Necessary Experience:

  • English–qualified solicitor, with no less than 5PQE.
  • Excellent knowledge and experience in at least two of the following areas: Agency and distributorship, consumer law protection, competition law, and dispute resolutions.
  • Excellent communication and relationship–building skills with an ability to influence at all levels both internally and externally.
  • Strong negotiation skills in both domestic and cross–border transactions.
  • Well organised and efficient with an ability to multitask.
  • Autonomous, structured working method.
  • Coachable, sharp, and inquisitive.
  • We are looking for a team player who has a strong sense of ownership, collaborative, and supportive.

Additional Information:

  • Experience in an international environment is mandatory.
  • Experience in complex Intellectual Property matters is mandatory.
  • Experience as an in–house lawyer within a corporate group is strongly preferred.
  • Experience in the automotive industry is preferred.
  • Access to car scheme

Hybrid working supported, with a minimum of at least 3 days expected in the London office