Legal Counsel - French Speaking

UK-High Wycombe
Requisition ID
Employee Type
Full Time-Regular
Legal / Compliance



The GMAC French Legal Counsel supports French Country Senior Legal Counsel in providing legal services to GMAC’s automotive finance business and insurance business in France working as part of the GMAC international legal staff based in the UK.

Position Objectives: - Key jurisdictional responsibility: France

- Key industries and product segments: retail automotive financing, dealer automotive floor plan financing, and insurance mediation activity. - Key legal practice areas: banking and finance regulations, consumer finance, commercial lending and secured transactions, general automotive finance, insurance mediation, insolvency, general commercial and contract ,compliance (data protection, anti-money laundering, general banking and insurance mediation), employment, company secretary, competition. - Provision of legal advice to GMAC operations in France especially on credit and consumer protection law, insolvency law and banking law in general

- Support to global and pan-European projects within the legal team

- Managing and facilitating the work of external counsels with a focus on cost efficiency.

- Support and provide legal advice to the other global functions of the business to ensure ongoing adherence to all relevant compliance regulations that may govern the GMAC French business [and complete all regulatory knowledge training where applicable in a timely fashion].



3 - 4 Years PQE

Relevant compatible French industry experience essential, either Company or Private Practice.

Fluent French and English required.

Knowledge of another European Language considered.




Customer Orientation

 Collaboration

 Results Orientation

 Integrity & Trust

 Dealing with Ambiguity

 Interpersonal savvy

 Peer Relationships

 Decision Quality


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