Legal Counsel

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Legal Counsel to join the EMEA North & West Legal and Compliance team for Volvo Financial Services. this position is based in our UK head office in Warwick easily accessible from Birmingham, Coventry, Banbury, Leicester and surrounding areas. This is a grade 9 position.
The team provides legal and regulatory support to VFS for markets including the UK, Ireland, Belgium, Netherlands and the Nordics. The objective of the team is to support VFS in being the best captive finance provider in the industry by delivering legal services as part of the global Legal team.

  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts

  • Addressing customer queries on the terms of financial agreements, conducting periodic reviews and managing any necessary updates to template documents.

  • Assisting Insurance Managers with necessary legal and compliance support in arranging and providing insurance products.

  • Supporting the Senior Legal Counsel in advising on regulatory and compliance topics, including anti-money laundering, competition law, anti-bribery and corruption and FCA compliance.

  • Working alongside the Senior Legal Counsel to undertake horizon scanning activities to identify any relevant legal and regulatory issues and taking proactive steps to address any necessary changes in practices, policies and procedures, including the provision of training.

  • Providing prompt and concise support to the business as and when required and representing the legal function on cross-departmental projects.

  • Instructing and managing external legal counsel, particularly in non-UK markets, and proactively looking for ways to streamline and share best practice across the sub-region and EMEA.

Experience, qualifications and skills

  • Qualified solicitor or barrister with at least 4 years relevant post-qualification experience with a leading law firm or in-house team, with experience of advising on commercial law.

  • Demonstrable experience of showing a high level of attention to detail, particularly in relation to reviewing and drafting commercial contracts.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact and influence at all levels, both internally and externally with a positive attitude.

  • Excellent organisational and prioritisation skills. Ability to manage own workload and handle multiple priorities under tight timeframes. Strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to work on own initiative, often as part of cross-functional teams, with minimal supervision. Proactive in taking responsibility and ensuring completion of tasks.

  • Strong personal credibility, professionalism and integrity. Enjoy a mix of legal and business work, have strong business acumen, show an appetite to learn, and develop in order to become a trusted and valued partner in business.

  • Confidence and the ability to deliver internal training sessions.

We offer a stimulating and dynamic working environment, and the opportunity to work in a specialised team in the Volvo Group. We offer good development opportunities to support and further your career progression. We offer a competitive salary, along with other employee benefits such as 25 days holiday, annual bonus, pension and private healthcare, discounted gym membership, discount on Volvo and Renault cars and half price cinema tickets.
This is a new position in the team and the role is available now. We will review applications and arrange interviews as and when they are received, so please do not hesitate to apply now or to contact us for any further information.

Nous connaître

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Financial Services is the global financial solutions provider of the Volvo Group, supporting the Volvo Group brands with expert financial services. This includes providing customers and dealers with a full-range of offerings, such as financing, leasing, and insurance solutions. Our team of about 1,400 professionals are located in 45 countries worldwide. As a part of the Volvo Financial Services team, you will experience challenging assignments, gain international exposure, and interact with colleagues around the world in the Volvo Group.

Faisons connaissance

process de recrutement


Une confirmation vous sera envoyée par e-mail dès que vous aurez soumis votre candidature. Par la suite, vous pourrez toujours mettre à jour votre profil personnel.


Si vous êtes sélectionné(e) pour un entretien, vous serez informé(e) des étapes suivantes du processus : deuxième entretien, tests de personnalité et d’aptitude et prise de références


Tous les candidats seront informés de l’issue de leur candidature, lorsque le candidat / la candidate le (la) plus pertinent(e) aura été retenu(e). Si vous le souhaitez, nous pouvons conserver votre CV dans notre base de données. Vous pouvez également vous créer une alerte, vous permettant de recevoir directement dans votre boîte mail les nouvelles offres d’emploi correspondant à votre profil.


Lors de votre arrivée au sein de l’entreprise, vous suivrez un processus d’intégration qui vous aidera à rapidement faire partie intégrante de l'équipe et à commencer votre mission dans les meilleures conditions possibles.


Offres d’emploi similaires