Legal Counsel

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(2/28/2018 10:24 AM)
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Company Employee Full-Time

Position Summary


Based in Munich, this position will be part of the EMEA Corporate Legal Department reporting into the Senior Director, Corporate Legal for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The legal department provides comprehensive and proactive legal support to the business in the German office. This role is responsible for providing general commercial legal support and assistance, including the drafting and negotiation of simple agreements from time to time, research questions, administrative support and ad hoc queries.


  • Being the central coordinator to manage the execution of the contracts process.
  • Filing contracts.
  • Supporting the company secretarial services for the German office and ensuring compliance.
  • Assisting in work with the local media authorities with license issues, support the local legal director with contract drafting and coordinating across multi departments.
  • General support and assisting to the Munich Corporate Legal Senior Director.



  • A proven skill base covering the above functions would be a key advantage. Prior legal training and experience essential.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – ability to work effectively at all levels within the company.
  • Clear and concise communicator (both orally and written).
  • Well organised and attention to detail
  • Very good English language skills both oral and written


  • Must have a law degree or have completed post graduate legal qualifications.
  • Experience as a paralegal or trainee within the commercial/contract law department of a law firm or in-house would be a key advantage.


  • Extremely professional: calm under pressure, clear thinking, well organised, accurate, proactive and grasps concepts quickly.      
  • Inclusive behaviour – ensuring that all key stakeholders are consistently kept in the loop.
  • Should excel in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to manage own time judiciously and deal effectively with competing interests.
  • Team player – flexible and hands on approach.


  • The support and assistance given by this individual will be key to the smooth running of the Corporate Legal team.
  • Will be supporting mainly 1 Lawyer but should be capable to support more.

Munich, Germany, Europe


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