SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL (7-10PQE+)
EUROSTAR – SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL (7-10PQE+)
In the world of high speed rail, Eurostar has been at the leading edge of innovation since it started operating in 1994. The company has now carried over 180 million passengers and takes in excess of 10 million passengers annually to Paris, Brussels, Amsterdam and beyond. Eurostar also runs seasonal services to the French Alps, Lyon and the South of France, and has recently introduced a new fleet of trains.
An excellent opportunity has emerged to join Eurostar’s highly-regarded legal team as Senior Legal Counsel. Reporting directly into the General Counsel, this is a broad commercial role that will include high value commercial contract negotiation, operations and fleet, finance and treasury, technology and IP, sales and distribution, advertising and marketing, data protection, ethics and compliance, property and dispute resolution work. The role has two direct reports, considerable access to executive Board members and senior management, providing a great platform for someone looking to take a step up in seniority and responsibility.
Candidates must be pro-active, technically strong and capable of providing business-focused pragmatic advice, preferably with some prior management experience. They must have trained with a strong and reputable law firm and have at least seven years’ post qualification experience. A significant period working in an established in-house environment would be preferable. French language capability is not necessary but would be helpful.
The package is competitive and includes some fantastic benefits.
To apply please contact Sam Morris at Taylor Root; firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 (0)20 7332 2157
Please note our advertisements use PQE purely as a guide. However, we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.