Legal Advisor - German Speaking - Technology Firm

Location
London (Greater)
Salary
£45,000 - £60,000 DOE + Benefits Package
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
14 Oct 2019
Ref
13038
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Legal Advisor - German Speaking - Technology Firm
London, SE1
£45,000 - £60,000 DOE + Benefits Package


An opportunity exists for a full-time legal advisor to work in our head office based in London.

Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel 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.

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

Individual requirements:

+ 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.

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

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