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In-house Legal Counsel

Country/Region:  GB

Solihull, GB

Req ID 67396 The Hub - Shirley, United Kingdom

About the Team: 
ZF Group legal department is a Corporate Function with colleagues all over the world. Within EMEA and India close working relationships and flat hierarchies. International working environment: As country lawyer within the legal EMEA Team you have insights in all divisions.

The position can be filled both full-time and part-time (4-day week).


What you can look forward to as In-house Legal Counsel:

  • Advising the business on a broad range of commercial contracts and wider day to day issues incl.  contentious/non-contentious commercial matters in the automotive sector with a focus on ZF Race Engineering you will undertake a richly diverse and extremely varied remit.
  • Reviewing, drafting and negotiate B2B supplier and customer contracts as well as Collaboration, Development or License Agreements. 
  • Cooperating with the other Members of the Corporate Legal department abroad as well as with authorities, agencies and law firms in UK, e.g. for supplier insolvencies, antitrust matters, IT projects, litigation and insurance claims.
  • Provide legal and regulatory guidance to UK management and key stakeholders.
  • Taking over Company Secretarial duties for our UK companies.
  • Providing pro-active legal support and advice on ad hoc basis to internal customers.
  • Monitoring changes in legislation which might affect the business, advising and providing internal training on such matters.  


Your profile as In-house Legal Counsel:

  • Qualified UK Solicitor with Strong UK contract law background.
  • 2 years plus of relevant post-qualification experience.
  • Confident and effective communicator both written and verbal.
  • Ability to structure complex issues and to summarize comprehensible and communicate appropriate to the target audience.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively.
  • Experience, working in the automotive sector and manufacturing environment (including product liability law) would be beneficial


The position is part of the ZF Global Employee Referral Program.


Be part of our ZF team as In-house Legal Counsel and apply now!


Anne Jügling

+49 211 584 2099

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