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Head of Legal: Mercedes Benz Financial Services

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Job ID:

30089

Practice Area(s):

Litigation, Management, Procurement/Contracts

Location:

London, London (Greater) 

Role:

Head of Department
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

21.03.2024

Employer type:

Commerce and Industry
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Job Description:

£75,000 - £100,000 per annum
  • A fantastic opportunity to join one of the world's best known brands.
  • An excellent, varied role.

About Our Client

Mercedes Benz is one of the worlds leading Automotive manufacturers who's UK Group operations are based in Milton Keynes. 

At the UK HQ is an established and highly effective legal department who support all commercial operations for the UK business including Mercedes Benz Financial Services.At Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, our employees are at the heart of our business. Our colleagues provide innovative financial solutions designed around the changing needs of our diverse customers. It doesn't matter the colour of your skin, the beliefs you value, the people you love or the tattoos you wear, we support you for being you.

We want to celebrate your individuality, embrace your personality and welcome you into our culture. It's the differences of our colleagues that enable us to thrive.

Through the doors of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, you will find a passionate team working to support our customers and colleagues. We believe our backgrounds, skills and cultures contribute to our shared culture and help us deliver outstanding Customer Experience. Inclusion is the driving force behind our ethos.

Job Description

  • Reporting to the Group General Counsel of Mercedes Benz UK, the role involves providing legal services to Mercedes-Benz Financial Services UK, Mercedes-Benz Insurance Services UK, and other group companies, with a particular focus on consumer credit and the regulated activities of the business
  • You will provide legal advice on a broad spectrum of financial activities, to include drafting and perfecting wholesale funding agreements and security documentation, advice on credit and lease products, commercial contract drafting, reporting, providing advice on strategic projects, and managing litigation, disputes and Financial Ombudsman Service complaints
  • You will attend senior management boards, liaise with the regulatory authorities, advise project workstream teams, and cooperate closely with the Compliance Department
  • Miscellaneous legal advice in other areas including, for example, data protection and competition law
  • You will also manage and develop a team of lawyers and support staff

The Successful Applicant

Suitable candidates for the role of Head Of Legal will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • An experienced solicitor, qualified in the UK or relevant jurisdiction with demonstrable relevant experience.
  • Strong leadership experience
  • Extensive knowledge and practical experience of Consumer Credit and asset finance including CONC, SYSC, other FCA rulebooks, and the FCA's Consumer Duty regime
  • In-house Legal and Commercial experience
  • A genuine interest in the Mercedes-Benz business and a strong desire to be a vital part of a dynamic organisation and Legal team

What's on Offer

A competitive package that includes a strong base salary, excellent bonus and company car schemes together with other flexible benefits.

Hybrid working is on offer out of our Milton Keynes UK headquarters.

Contact: Tom Hart
Quote job ref: JN-022024-6335917
Phone number: 0207 2692498

Closing date: TBC

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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Michael Page Recruitment
London, London (Greater), United Kingdom

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Head of Legal: Mercedes Benz Financial Services

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

30089

Practice Area(s):

Litigation, Management, Procurement/Contracts

Location:

London, London (Greater) 

Role:

Head of Department
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

21.03.2024

Employer type:

Commerce and Industry
col-wide   

Job Description:

£75,000 - £100,000 per annum
  • A fantastic opportunity to join one of the world's best known brands.
  • An excellent, varied role.

About Our Client

Mercedes Benz is one of the worlds leading Automotive manufacturers who's UK Group operations are based in Milton Keynes. 

At the UK HQ is an established and highly effective legal department who support all commercial operations for the UK business including Mercedes Benz Financial Services.At Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, our employees are at the heart of our business. Our colleagues provide innovative financial solutions designed around the changing needs of our diverse customers. It doesn't matter the colour of your skin, the beliefs you value, the people you love or the tattoos you wear, we support you for being you.

We want to celebrate your individuality, embrace your personality and welcome you into our culture. It's the differences of our colleagues that enable us to thrive.

Through the doors of Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, you will find a passionate team working to support our customers and colleagues. We believe our backgrounds, skills and cultures contribute to our shared culture and help us deliver outstanding Customer Experience. Inclusion is the driving force behind our ethos.

Job Description

  • Reporting to the Group General Counsel of Mercedes Benz UK, the role involves providing legal services to Mercedes-Benz Financial Services UK, Mercedes-Benz Insurance Services UK, and other group companies, with a particular focus on consumer credit and the regulated activities of the business
  • You will provide legal advice on a broad spectrum of financial activities, to include drafting and perfecting wholesale funding agreements and security documentation, advice on credit and lease products, commercial contract drafting, reporting, providing advice on strategic projects, and managing litigation, disputes and Financial Ombudsman Service complaints
  • You will attend senior management boards, liaise with the regulatory authorities, advise project workstream teams, and cooperate closely with the Compliance Department
  • Miscellaneous legal advice in other areas including, for example, data protection and competition law
  • You will also manage and develop a team of lawyers and support staff

The Successful Applicant

Suitable candidates for the role of Head Of Legal will have the following experience and qualifications:

  • An experienced solicitor, qualified in the UK or relevant jurisdiction with demonstrable relevant experience.
  • Strong leadership experience
  • Extensive knowledge and practical experience of Consumer Credit and asset finance including CONC, SYSC, other FCA rulebooks, and the FCA's Consumer Duty regime
  • In-house Legal and Commercial experience
  • A genuine interest in the Mercedes-Benz business and a strong desire to be a vital part of a dynamic organisation and Legal team

What's on Offer

A competitive package that includes a strong base salary, excellent bonus and company car schemes together with other flexible benefits.

Hybrid working is on offer out of our Milton Keynes UK headquarters.

Contact: Tom Hart
Quote job ref: JN-022024-6335917
Phone number: 0207 2692498

Closing date: TBC

For further information or to apply, please click on the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.