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In-house Legal Advisor for European Legal Team (Ref:2190112)

The primary focus of this role is to review and provide commercial contract and company secretarial support over the European region, including Germany as a key business location. Main duties will include:

  • Reviewing NDAs & commercial contracts and providing quick, accurate advice to commercial teams;
  • Company secretarial support in the UK and Europe – experience in this area is a plus;
  • Investigating and researching a variety of legal issues across Europe;
  • Monitoring legislation change nationally and at a European level;
  • Helping develop and maintain learning and know‐how within the department; and
  • Supporting other group projects the legal team is involved in.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Law degree from a reputable university in Europe;
  • Ability to provide legal advice in a commercial and clear manner;
  • Good communication skills, professional attitude and ability to work within a small team to commercial deadlines;
  • Ability to oversee specific projects and input on legal issues as part of a project team;
  • English and German languages.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

This role is suited to an experienced paralegal, company secretary or qualified lawyer up to 3 years PQE level. We will look at candidates qualified in any of UK / Ireland / Germany / Holland for this role and will be based in our Antrim or Swindon office. Applications from German/Dutch qualified lawyers with good results in both State exams (for Germany) and an LLM ideally from an Anglophone university are encouraged. Candidates who have not yet formally qualified as a lawyer but who have relevant academics or European commercial law or paralegal experience with fluency in German and English languages will also be considered.

 

ABOUT US

Sensata Technologies is a New York Stock Exchange listed company specialising in the engineering and manufacturing of sensors and sensing technologies for multiple applications. Our business focus includes automotive and heavy truck, industrial sensing applications, controls products and aerospace.

The European legal team supports over 20 operating companies in 8 key European jurisdictions and is also involved in group projects of a global or pan‐European nature. This is a full time, permanent role.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. As an Investor in People, Schrader is committed to the provision of training, development and promotion opportunities. A comprehensive Induction programme is also available to all our new employees.

Please note that all successful candidates must undergo a medical examination which includes a drugs test.

Schrader Electronics is an equal opportunities employer