Legal Counsel


Williams Racing







Practice Area:



United Kingdom


0-3 Years PQE

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Williams is one of the world’s leading Formula 1 teams. It exists purely to race in the top echelon of motor racing, where it has been winning Grands Prix for more than four decades. The Williams name has been synonymous with top-level motorsport since the 1960s.

The position:

We are currently seeking a talented commercial lawyer to join our legal team as a Legal Counsel.

Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel, this is a key role where the successful candidate will be the primary point of contact for a wide range of issues relating to the Formula 1 business.

The role will be varied and will appeal to candidates who are pro-active, think commercially and can operate effectively across the business including advising members of senior management on important legal matters.

Up to 3 years PQE.

As a Legal Counsel you will be:

  • Drafting, negotiating and advising on a variety of commercial contracts including non-disclosure agreements, supply and purchase agreements, commission agreements, sponsorship and licensing agreements;
  • Providing general legal advice and support to the business and its support functions including IT, HR, Procurement, Facilities and Communications; and
  • Assisting in employment-related legal matters, including preparing and negotiating service agreements, settlement agreements, policies and other employment-related documentation.

The successful candidate will be a commercial lawyer with experience of dealing with employment and data protection issues. A fluent communicator, with a highly analytical approach and strong attention to detail, the successful candidate will have the ability to build strong relationships with colleagues and work robustly under pressure.

This is an excellent opportunity to further your career in this high-profile role within our ambitious team.

What can Williams offer?

Williams is based in Grove, Oxfordshire. We offer free onsite parking and large open green spaces to unwind during breaks. We are a short 5 minutes from Wantage, our closest town centre. We have an on-site gym which is free to use for all staff. We also have a subsidised restaurant on site. Please scroll down the page to review our benefits suite.


You can apply for the job here.

All applications must be received by 19th April 2021.

Williams is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

Strictly no agencies.


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