Legal Advisor - Qualified - German Speaker

Location
London
Salary
Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted
06 Aug 2019
Closes
03 Sep 2019
Ref
12915
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Advisor - Qualified - German Speaker
SE1, London 
Competitive Salary + Benefits Package

London Bridge Technology Firm


An opportunity exists for a full time Legal Advisor to work in our London head office 

The role would suit a German or dual qualified lawyer with 1-3 years’ PQE gained in a commercial environment, either private practice or in-house. 

The successful candidate will: possess excellent technical skills and attention to detail; be highly motivated and capable of working autonomously; be dedicated to delivering excellent client service; and embrace working closely with other members of the legal team and wider business.

Legal Advisor Roles and responsibilities:

+ Draft, negotiate and review contracts (including MSAs, sales and supply contracts, cross-border agreements, outsourcing, NDAs) in both German and English
+ Provide legal advice to the DACH team and senior stakeholders in areas such as employment / labour leasing, data protection, IP, tax and corporate 
+ Oversee corporate governance for EMEA entities including company formation, re-structuring and filings with the Commercial Register
+ Assist HR and Credit Control teams with legal disputes and litigation as required
+ Work closely with the Compliance function to develop and implement internal and external policies

Legal Advisor Required Skills:

+ Qualified German lawyer from a reputable firm
+ Fluent in German and English (essential)
+ Experience in commercial contract negotiation (preferably gained in-house)
+ Commercial acumen – able to balance legal risk with business objectives 
+ Operate at a cross-functional level to best support internal stakeholders
+ Excellent attention to detail
+ Strong communication skills, including capacity to manage expectations
+ Able to manage workload, meet deadlines and remain calm under pressure
+ Experience in a sales or recruitment environment useful but not essential

Interested? Apply here for a fast-track path to the Hiring Manager

You may have worked in the following capacities:
Legal Counsel, In-house Lawyer, Commercial Solicitor.

Application notice... We take your privacy seriously. When you apply, we shall process your details and pass your application to our client for review for this vacancy only. As you might expect we may contact you by email, text or telephone. Your data is processed on the basis of our legitimate interests in fulfilling the recruitment process. Please refer to our Data Privacy Policy & Notice on our website for further details.

If you have any pre-application questions please contact us first quoting the job title & ref. Good luck, Team RR.

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