Legal Counsel

Competitive + bonus + benefits
06 Oct 2016
03 Nov 2016
Job Title
In House Counsel
Contract Type
Full Time

Legal Counsel


Competitive + bonus + benefits

CNH Industrial is looking for a talented junior lawyer to join the legal team based at the head office of CNH Industrial's UK Commercial Operations in Essex, 30 minutes commute from the City of London. The ideal candidate will have proven experience in contract and general commercial law.

Details about the Client

CNH Industrial is a global leader in the capital goods sector with a global turnover of USD$26BN. Through its brands, the company designs, produces and sells trucks, commercial vehicles, buses, special vehicles (Iveco), agricultural and construction equipment (Case and New Holland brand ), and engines and transmissions (FPT Industrial). Each of CNH Industrial's brands is a major international player in its sector.

In terms of size, product portfolio, technology and market coverage, all of CNH Industrial's businesses have significant potential to further grow and enhance their strategic position.

Detailed Job Description

Whilst the core of your work will centre on commercial work by its nature this role is one where the candidate must demonstrate an ability and willingness to cover other legal issues arising and they will be exposed to and mentored in the following areas though the course of the role:

  • commercial and product liability litigation - determining strategy and instructing and managing external lawyers effectively
  • corporate law and company secretarial
  • compliance in areas such as consumer credit, data protection, corruption and money laundering
  • employment law and health and safety
  • real estate law
  • financial services

Candidates with knowledge of these areas will have an advantage and although the core requirement is strong contract and commercial expertise this is an excellent opportunity for an enthusiastic and confident lawyer to broaden their skill set.

Candidate's Profile

Ideally candidates will have more than 2 years' PQE*, with previous experience working as part of an in house team. Candidates who do not have the above will be considered provided they can demonstrate ability and commitment to learn.

The individual must be able to provide practical advice, often to tight timeframes and have sufficient gravitas to be relied upon by senior managers they will be advising on a regular basis. The role will be based in Essex, but occasional travel within the UK, Republic of Ireland and Nordic countries will be required. A Competitive package will be provided for the right candidate.

*levels of PQE are for guidance only and all levels of PQE will be considered.

What's on offer

Competitive package + bonus + benefits

Where specific UK qualifications are required we will take into account overseas equivalents. All third party applications will be forwarded to Michael Page.

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