Senior Legal Counsel, Continental, Kaunas

Continental Central Electronic Plants currently operates 30 manufacturing sites worldwide for automotive components, employing more than 240,000 people and is building its first manufacturing plant in Kaunas which is an important part of its growth strategy in Europe with the goal to better serve the growing demand for electronic components. The new plant will specialize in the manufacture of components for Continental’s Body & Security and Advanced Driver Assistance Systems with start of production planned for 3rd Qtr, 2019. The company is currently filling key positions and is looking for an experienced professional to join the Continental Team as a:

Senior Legal Counsel


Description: Senior Legal Counsel provides legal advice and support to Continental Automotive Lithuania UAB.


  • Ensures that legal services are efficiently delivered through a matrixed team of legal counsels.

  • Provides legal advice on all matters of legal relevance in civil law, business law, corporate matters, labor law, data protection law etc.

  • Acts as GDPR coordinator.

  • Prepares, reviews and negotiates contracts and other legal documents.

  • Assists and supports in claim management, both in and out of court, both as claimant and as defendant.

  • Prepares and performs internal trainings on legal issues.

  • Provides legal research and updates on changes to applicable laws and regulations.

  • Leads migration topics for employees coming to work at the plant from another countries.

  • Communicates and negotiates with external parties (customers, suppliers, public authorities, external counsels etc.).

  • Deals with complex matters in multiple legal areas with multiple stakeholders.


  • University degree in Law.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience, preferably in an international company and/or law firm.

  • Excellent knowledge of civil law, contract law, business law, labor law, data protection law etc.

  • Experience in drafting and negotiating contracts.

  • Broad working experience and/or international educational background preferred.

  • High motivation and commitment.

  • High level of persuasiveness, outstanding communication and negotiation skills, results and team orientation, business understanding.

  • Strong relationship management and client satisfaction.

  • Ability to manage multiple complex tasks simultaneously and within ambitious deadlines.

  • Excellent command/highly proficient in spoken and written legal Lithuanian and English.

  • Fluency in other languages – a plus.

  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.

 Continental offers

  • Health insurance package.

  • Accident insurance 24/7.

  • Full travel insurance (valid on business trips).

  • Flexible working hours.

  • Bonus based on annual performance.

To apply, please send your CV and motivation letter in English to:

Tel. +370 5 2314423

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