Legal Counsel (m/f/x)


Hesse, DE


Hesse, DE

Department:  Legal Affairs
Employment Type:  Permanent

Hyundai Motor Europe HQ invites you to become part of one of the world’s leading car manufacturers. Being a member of our international team, you have the chance to form the future of mobility together with experts inside a global company with a unique success story. As a well-organised, flexible and motivated professional, you will master diverse challenges and work in a dynamic office environment with a strong customer focus.

We love to defy conventions and drive ambitious future plans with responsibility when it comes to alternative powertrains, quality and design. For these aims we need the right team and therefore, we need you. At Hyundai, we believe that the success of our organisation lies in the passion and capabilities of individual members. That is why we also commit to supporting them in their personal development, while offering an inspiring work atmosphere.

Join us as we lead the way towards an emission-free society of eco-mobility.

Legal Counsel (m/f/x)

We want you to:


  • Provide advice on all legal matters to the Senior Management and employees, European subsidiaries and other Hyundai companies;
  • Manage contracts with external suppliers and partners, and advise on the enforcement and disputes;
  • Manage external law firms for specialized legal advice while administering and managing company’s budget;
  • Provide full support on projects of Hyundai starting from its creation until completion;
  • Manage intellectual property, including trademark registrations and disputes;
  • Provide legal advice and support to legal counsels of various European Hyundai entities and HMC;
  • Increase efficiency of legal operations by developing and maintaining procedures, guidelines, internal training and reporting to the Hyundai headquarters.

About you:


An expert in your field, dealing with complex projects in ambiguous contexts is second nature to you. Because thinking unlimited runs in your blood. Confidently taking the lead on transformative initiatives, your technical knowledge and ingenuity will challenge convention and lead the way to better business decisions. Tomorrow? It’s what you make it. Because we’ll give you the scope and influence to inspire innovation. And the changes you implement will transform our future.


You’ll also need to have:

  • University degree in Law;
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience in related position(s) as in-house counsel and in private practice, experienced in providing legal services on matters related to consumer goods or automotive industry
  • Significant experience in commercial law, corporate law, distribution law, contract law and contract management;
  • Experience in legal operation and project management;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to communicate complex matters in an easy and understandable manner;
  • Ability to work efficiently and handle a high volume of work;
  • Inter-cultural awareness and an innovative mindset.

Rewards and benefits


You’ll enjoy a competitive salary, plus: 
• Flexible working hours. 
• Continued learning and professional development. 
• Car sharing and lease mobility program. 
• Nutritious food and drink in our canteen.


Become part of a global company with a history of success and ambitious plans for the future. Please apply by creating your candidate profile and attaching your application documents in English. 
In case of questions, please contact us via recruiting@hyundai-europe.com

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