Entry level

Inhouse Legal Counsel - Projects in Frankfurt / Main area or Barcelona

full time (m/w/d)
Florian Schade
Director HR and Local Services

The Motherson Group is one of the 25 largest and fastest growing full system solutions providers to the global automotive industry, serving multiple further industries, such as rolling stock, aerospace, medical, IT, and logistics, with over 190,000 employees across 44 countries worldwide. The Chairman’s Office Europe and North Africa (COE) is supporting and coordinating our operating units, R&D centres, and representative offices across Europe and North Africa with corporate functions and services. Given our fast growth, we are constantly looking for talented new colleagues to become part of our team.

Your task

  • Provide legal advice and support in relation to M&A projects (buy-side) and transversal projects within the Group
  • Draft, analyze and review contracts and other legal documentation, such as NDAs, share / asset purchase agreements, JV agreements, shareholder agreements, put option agreements, etc. and support respective negotiations
  • Support the review, preparation and execution of non-binding offers, binding offers and related documentation for M&A projects
  • Coordinate and lead the legal due diligence for the M&A process through both in-house review and external support where required
  • Support the coordination/execution of critical legal pre-closing or post-closing conditions for M&A projects
  • Assist, coordinate and consult in legal discussions / proceedings related to M&A and internal transversal projects
  • Liaise with external counsel and coordinate external legal support in relation to M&A / internal transversal projects
  • Coordinate the legal workstream in the integration of newly acquired companies into the Group
  • Work together closely with the M&A, Strategy, Finance, Tax, Insurance, and HR teams, among others, throughout the M&A or internal transversal projects processes, from initial evaluation all through signing/closing and integration
  • Support the COE Legal Affairs team on administrative and any other assigned matters

What we offer

You will be working in the Projects Pole of the COE Legal Affairs Team as a hands-on support within a very international team. Our Legal team is growing at the same time our Group grows. Therefore, there are many opportunities to grow your career within our team. 

We provide a pleasant working atmosphere in a new and modern working environment with good career opportunities. You will get to know exciting and varied assignments working closely to Management levels of Motherson.

You will work in one of our COE offices either in Germany or in Spain.


We show our commitment to our people via the following values:

  • Interest for each other: We act with empathy and care about each other and about our counterparts.
  • Togetherness: We work together collaboratively and selflessly.
  • Trust: Hard to gain and easy to lose, therefore we say what we mean, keep our promises and treat others with respect.
  • Respect: We respect and value people of all backgrounds. Respect is a common ground we work with each other.
  • Enthusiasm: We are curious, ambitious, passionate, humble and life-long eagerly learners.

Your profile

  • Fully qualified lawyer, preferably in an EU country
  • Deep knowledge in EU law. Familiar with local and international corporate laws and regulations
  • Ideally initial experience in a similar role for about 2 / 3 years
  • Experienced in an international working environment. Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships within a multicultural environment.
  • Flexibility, team spirit, ability to work under pressure
  • Good negotiation, communication, and presentation skills
  • Fluent English and any EU language (German is a plus)
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