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Senior Legal Counsel (ftc)

Salary: £0

Location: NR14

Job type: Permanent


Lotus Cars build world class, high performance sports cars including the class-leading Evora, the iconic Exige, the legendary Elise and game-changing 3-Eleven. All Lotus cars are rightly regarded as being the benchmark for handling. Colin Chapman always believed that a driver wants feedback and control, instant response, precision and agility, the power to accelerate and the ability to stop almost instantly. Over the last seven decades, Lotus has remained true to the ethos of its founder Colin Chapman. Applying his approach to precision engineering and automotive innovation, using the latest technologies and advanced materials, ensuring that every Lotus is strong yet light and simply amazing to drive. Main duties include: * You will be an important member of the legal and compliance team at Group Lotus to work directly with the General Counsel to provide overall support and consultancy to other departments within the business in connection with day-to-day operations and Group Lotus's decision-making process. * You will be supporting the commercial business by providing advice on a variety of legal and compliance related 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 primarily be focusing on commercial contracts, but will also involve general corporate governance, employment, intellectual property and dispute resolutions with the assistance of external counsel. * Support drafting and reviewing of official corporate policies of the company and various business units. * Collaborate with the management team to structure legal and compliance program across multiple jurisdictions with other global subsidiaries. * Develop informational and educational programs and provide training to promote local best practice. * Correspondence with external counsel and authorities. Requirements: * English-qualified solicitor. * Have acquired good knowledge of laws in the fields of contract, commercial transactions and negotiation processes for both domestic and cross-border transactions. * Excellent communication/relationship building skills with an ability to influence at all levels both internally and externally. * Well organised and efficient with an ability to multitask. * Autonomous, structured working method. * Detail and result oriented. * We are looking for a self-starter with a 'can do' attitude and a strong sense of ownership. Additional information: * Experience in an international environment is strongly preferred. * Experience in commercial contracts and licensing is strongly preferred. * Experience as an in-house lawyer within a corporate group is strongly preferred. * Experience in the automotive industry is preferred

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