Yazaki North America (“Yazaki”) has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Lead Counsel – Mexico to be based in Monterrey, Mexico. Yazaki is an equal opportunity employer. Interested candidates please respond to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position, or by submitting your resume (in Microsoft Word format) to YazakiMexico@mlaglobal.com. Please do not contact the company directly; all resumes sent to Yazaki will be rerouted to MLA.
Company: Yazaki engineers reliable solutions for every aspect of automotive power, data and display. They bring advanced technologies, innovative materials and robust processes to bear, delivering power and data products that meet the demands of today’s feature-rich vehicles and stringent government regulations.
Overview: Yazaki seeks a Mexican trained attorney to lead its team of Mexican lawyers in Monterrey. This person will be responsible for the overall functioning of the legal department in Mexico and will advise the business on matters related to compliance, international trade, maquiladora operations and transfer pricing agreements. The successful candidate will also serve as an advisor to the business leadership in Mexico on a range of matters. This role reports to the General Counsel-Americas.
Location: Monterrey, Mexico
Experience: The successful candidate will possess a law degree from a Mexican law school and a minimum of eight (8) years of legal practice experience gained in a leading law firm or corporate legal department. Experience managing other lawyers and working with US based professionals in a corporate setting is required. Industry experience is a plus, but not required.
Compensation: Competitive salary and benefits.
Relocation: Yes, within Mexico. Locals preferred.
Process: Interested candidates please submit your resume (in MS Word format) to YazakiMexico@mlaglobal.com, or to the MLA recruiter who contacted you about this position.
Internal Number: O-2288203
About Major, Lindsey & Africa
Founded in 1982, Major, Lindsey & Africa is the world’s largest and most experienced legal search firm. Combining local market knowledge and a global recruiting network, MLA has earned recognition for its track record of successful General Counsel, Corporate Counsel, Partner, Associate and Law Firm Management placements. With offices throughout the U.S., Hong Kong, London, and Tokyo, MLA recruiters are dedicated to understanding and meeting clients’ and candidates’ needs while maintaining the highest degree of professionalism and confidentiality. MLA considers every search a diversity search, and has been committed to diversity in the law since its inception. For these reasons, MLA was voted “Best Legal Search Firm in the U.S.” in the most recent national survey of America’s top law firms. To learn more about MLA, please visit our website at www.mlaglobal.com.