Legal Counsel at Enterprise in Egham
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Legal Counsel

Job ID 309666 Egham, United Kingdom

Overview

Add an annual turnover of $26 billion to a rental and leasing fleet of over 2 million vehicles spread across 10,000 locations worldwide and you get Enterprise Rent-A-Car – a business that’s grown into the largest global mobility provider in the world.

Enterprise Holdings’ European Headquarters has an immediate opening for a Corporate Legal Counsel to support our European operations, with a principal focus on its business needs in the UK and Ireland.  The candidate will report to the Vice President & Head of Legal for Europe located in the UK and become a member of the Corporate Legal Department headquartered in Saint Louis, Missouri, USA.   A major responsibility of the position is to ensure the competent and timely provision of legal services across a broad range of activities, including commercial transactions, corporate, competition, compliance, regulatory, and dispute resolution. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage and assist clients with resolving all legal issues pertaining to various corporate, transactional, and regulatory matters in a manner consistent with the company’s business philosophy and strategy and in compliance with legal and regulatory requirements
  • Review, draft, and negotiate complex contracts to which the company is a party and ensure that they properly protect Enterprise’s interests and objectives
  • Manage and develop lawyers and trainees
  • Provide management and operating personnel timely and accurate interpretations of the various laws and regulations affecting Enterprise’s business and keep them apprised of the types of action that require legal consideration;
  • Provide ongoing strategic planning, guidance and consultation regarding risks and potential and actual disputes;
  • Provide compliance training;
  • Effectively navigate a decentralized organization; and
  • Manage outside counsel within areas of responsibility and consistent with company norms

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Broad legal experience in a corporate law department or business law firm with a proven record of professional excellence and achievement;
  • Supervisory experience with proven record of recruiting, developing, and retaining staff;
  • Law degree from an accredited, recognized law school and qualification
  • Intermediate level of proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e. Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook);
  • Willingness to travel within Europe on occasion

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Legal training and experience in both common law and civil law advantageous but not essential 

Competency Based Qualifications:

  • Outstanding interpersonal skills;
  • Superior oral and written legal and business communication skills 
  • High level of attention to detail and process, including excellent drafting skills;
  • Effective team player and natural collaborator;
  • High level of professionalism and integrity, uncompromising ethical standards; and
  • Able to perform effectively and manage competing priorities with minimum supervision.

Additional Information

Please let us know about any accommodations you may need to participate in the recruitment process.

Hours: 45 per week
Salary: Competitive

Location: Egham, Surrey, TW20 9FB

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