Legal Advisor – German Qualified – London / Remote Ref: 14682

£50,000 - £65,000 Plus Benefits Package

An opportunity exists for a full-time legal advisor to work in one of our London office or fully remote.

Role Info:

Legal Advisor – German Qualified – Technology Company
Salary: Depending on experience
£50,000 – £65,000 Plus Benefits Package

The Legal Advisor Role:

Reporting to the Head of Legal the role would suit a German newly qualified lawyer with 1-3 years’ post qualification experience 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 sales business.

Roles and responsibilities:

+ Draft, negotiate and review contracts (including MSAs, sales and supply chain 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 property, data protection, IP, health & safety and employment, staffing and labour leasing
+ Oversee corporate governance for DACH entities including company formation, re-structuring and filings with the Commercial Register
+ Manage German employment and agency workers matters
+ Oversee the businesses labour leasing/AUG licence
+ 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
+ Experience in a technology / B2B services environment
+ Fluent in German and English
+ 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 clients
+ Excellent attention to detail
+ Strong communication skills, including capacity to manage expectations
+ Able to manage workload, meet deadlines and remain calm under pressure

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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