Skip to main content
Application closes on 18/09/2023
Salary: Up to £85,000
Shift: Monday - Friday
Hours: 8:30 - 17:00
Contract type: Permanent

A day in the life of a Senior Legal Counsel

The Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Counsel is a member of a United Kingdom market focused team. Overseeing all legal work relating to the business activities of Stellantis Financial Services. This includes providing strategic legal advice and guidance to appropriate stakeholders (including senior management), as well as advising on legal aspects of specific products or operational processes.

As a Manager of Stellantis Financial Services and a critical member of the Legal Department, the Senior Legal Counsel / Legal Counsel shall demonstrate integrity and high standards of conduct at all times. To comply with the Statements of Principle and Codes of Practice issues by the FCA. To respect Stellantis Financial Services governance structure, policies and procedures of the organisation and to be an advocate for change and continuous improvement.

The Senior Legal Counsel will work closely with Head of Legal and other stakeholders. You will work largely autonomously but as part of the Legal team.
Want more information? You can view the full job description below or you can contact our Talent Acquisition Specialist, Jessica Fernandez Hillman, if you have any questions;

What will set you apart?

We are looking for a qualified legal professional, someone with excellent communication skills, who can guide and influence in a professional manner. You’ll be able to analyse complex topics and provide practical guidance and solutions. You'll be highly professional and credible with an ability to deal with senior management and group stakeholders as well as junior members of staff. Ideally, you’ll have some understanding of the motor finance industry or consumer credit and some negotiation skills. This is an office-based role, but you will also enjoy a balance of working from home. 
If you don’t have all the skills and knowledge above, it’s not a deal breaker! If you are a strong communicator, analytical, inquisitive, and organised, we would love to hear from you.

Let’s Work Together

To give the best customer service, we need the best team to support us. People are the driving force of our business; we want to work with the best to continue to be amazing. We have a range of opportunities within your role and the wider business to help you grow. From our Diversity Squad, Women of Stellantis Network, Employee Forum or become an Engagement Champion in your department, there is something for everyone to be involved with and help shape our company. 

If we are the right team for you, apply below today.

Candidate Profile

Foreign language skills: 

  • None required for this role however French would be advantageous

Professional qualifications, vocational training, education level: 

  • Qualified legal professional (with a minimum of 3 years post-qualification experience)
  • Degree or postgraduate diploma in law

Previous experience required: 

  • Previous experience in working in financial services or preferably within motor finance
  • Good knowledge of consumer credit laws and regulations
  • Proven track record of understanding business processes and supporting change essential
  • Ability to demonstrate management of senior stakeholders

Person characteristics required: 

  • Excellent communication and persuasive skills
  • Ability to analyse complex topics and provide practical guidance and solutions
  • Flexible and agile approach to adjust to changing and challenging environments and priorities
  • Highly professional and credible with an ability to deal with senior management and group stakeholders as well as junior members of staff
  • Inquisitive with ability to assess situations and a willingness to understand all aspects of the business with good problem solving skills
  • Organised with good IT skills to embrace a digital based approach. Numerate and literate with excellent Microsoft Office skills and agile to new technology/ digital solutions and IT solutions
  • Proactive
  • Diplomatic

Benefits include:

  • 26 days holiday - pro rata
  • Private medical insurance
  • Pension - employer pays up to 10%
  • Employee car ownership schemes
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free parking at all offices, including electric charging points

For full details on this role, please download the job spec. 

Fill in the form below to apply for this role. 

Closing date 18/09/2023 - Please note we reserve the right to remove the vacancy before this date.

Apply online

One file only.
40 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, odf, pdf, doc, docx.
CAPTCHA This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.