Legal Counsel EMEA (m/f/d)

For one of our clients, a renowned service company in the field of patents and trademarks, we are looking for an ambitious "Legal Counsel EMEA (m/f/d), Full Time" for the Munich or Luxembourg office.

Your Tasks

  • Draft and negotiate enforceable contracts relating to intellectual property legal services and software
  • Draft, review and negotiate vendor agreements (mostly IT, services, and insurance)
  • Advise operational departments, Business Development, Marketing, IT, HR, Procurement etc. in the EMEA region in a broad range of legal matters
  • Advise management on international corporate legal matters and draft related agreements, including M&A transactions, establishment of new entities, and intragroup agreements
  • Develop, and maintain templates in accordance with global strategy and local laws
  • Manage and confer with outside counsel on all disputes and formal litigation
  • Contribute to the development and documentation of the department's internal processes

Your Profile

  • German law degree ("Volljurist") or a comparable degree of another European university with above-average results and 2 to 5 years of experience in a similar position or a recognized corporate law firm is a must
  • Legal all-rounder with strong contract drafting and negotiation skills, and a proven interest in commercial and corporate law, intellectual property, as well as IT, and software
  • Excellent English and German language skills are a must; a good command of other languages is a plus
  • Accustomed to cope with varying demands and tasks at a time
  • Strong business orientation and commercial sense
  • Service-oriented towards external customers and colleagues with excellent interdisciplinary and intercultural communication skills
  • Hands-on mentality and ambitious towards achieving objectives
  • Critical mind-set, great attention to detail, a structured and autonomous working style
  • Strong team orientation

Our client offers

  • Develop and customize your long-term career within a fast growing multinational company
  • Enjoy working in multicultural teams and contribute to a diverse and international working environment
  • Organize your lifestyle with flexible working hours and extended WFH opportunities 
  • Take the opportunity to act independently and entrepreneurial in your area of responsibility and profit from flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes
  • Celebrate success together as one team at various corporate events
  • Attend a tailor-made onboarding program as well as individual training & development opportunities
  • Contribute through your personality and your daily work to shape business and corporate culture, as well as to protect global innovation