Nissan Cranfield

Legal Industrial Placement (Cranfield, Bedfordshire) Job Description

Mission and Main Objectives

The Purchasing, Technology and Data Protection section of the European Legal Team is based in the Nissan Technical Centre Europe in Cranfield, Bedfordshire. The European Legal Team supports Nissan’s business operations in Europe and on a Global scale.

Objective – To support the Business to achieve the company objectives by providing strategic legal support on various legal and commercial issues. Candidates will gain valuable knowledge of how Nissan functions and increase their awareness of the automotive industry.

Main Tasks & Responsibilities                                                        

To further enhance its contribution to the business, the European Legal Team now seeks to recruit a Paralegal to support legal counsel with a broad range of commercial matters. The role is varied and will include:

  • reviewing, negotiating and drafting various commercial contracts;
  • assisting key stakeholders with on-going contract management;
  • undertaking research and administrative duties; and
  • Providing first class legal expertise on all matters relating to the business.

Background & Experience

This role would suit a law degree graduate or someone who has recently completed their Legal Practice Course with experience of general contract and commercial law.

Passion and motivation, plus a hardworking and flexible attitude are vital. In return, we provide our people with a stimulating and challenging environment where progression is actively encourage.

Language Skills

Fluent in English. Other language capability, particularly French would be an advantage


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