Legal Undergraduate Placement

Volkswagen Financial Services LTD
Milton Keynes
£17,500 per annum + car scheme & discretionary bonus
12 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
VWFS operates in a highly regulated environment, both globally and locally in the UK. Our Legal and Compliance team help to ensure that we manage our processes and practices in line with the highest standards, and that the business is supported with the best advice in each specialist area. As our business becomes more diverse and the regulatory environment continues to change, our function has never been more important.

About the role

The role will allow the successful candidate to learn a wide range of Legal and Compliance approaches, methods and disciplines and how these are interpreted

  • Support legal workflows for allocated business areas
  • Support the provision of accurate and timely legal opinion/advice through the interpretation of law and regulation
  • Support the drafting and review of consumer finance agreements, commercial contracts, securities and other documentation for the business
  • Update on new legislation and regulations and assist in identifying the risks associated with the firm’s business activities
  • Liaise with the VWFS AG Legal function based in Germany HQ
  • Track and follow-up findings and actions identified as a result of monitoring and review work
  • Support the Marketing team in providing copy approval for financial promotions
About you

  • Studying towards a Business/Law related degree
  • Demonstrates an understanding of regulatory principles, sources and interpretation
  • Good interpersonal and team player skills
  • Resilient and self-motivated with the capability to work under own initiative
  • Ability to learn and apply new or unfamiliar knowledge quickly
  • Methodical, analytical and disciplined approach to work
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Excellent PC skills, especially MS Office applications such as Excel and Word.

There is the ability to participate in the student car scheme, 27 days holiday and a discretionary bonus. On top of that you can also take
advantage of discounts on gym membership, travel, rail and bus tickets, local sports matches and nights out at the theatre and cinema.

About Volkswagen Financial Services

Here at VWFS, we provide finance and insurance services to customers across the entire Volkswagen Group in the United Kingdom. The Group includes some of the world’s most iconic automotive brands, like: Audi, SEAT, Skoda, Volkswagen, Bentley, Lamborghini, Porsche, Bugatti, Ducati, Scania and MAN.

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