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Legal Counsel (m/f)

Göppingen, Germany


Job Functions:

  • Deal with legal issues typically focussed on the areas of IT/IP law with a focus on software licensing
  • Review, draft, and negotiate a broad range of agreements with customers and suppliers
  • Assist in implementing and maintaining appropriate policies and procedures to ensure the company’s compliance with applicable laws and regulations, including privacy and consumer protection
  • Analyzing legal issues and issues related to commercial risks, and presenting clear recommendations to the business teams
  • Manage the relationship with outside counsel on specific corporate issues in accordance with the mandate received from the General Counsel
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Critical Skills & Qualifications:

  • Fully authorized German lawyer (“Volljurist”, i.e. 1st and 2nd state exam completed)
  • 2-3 years of professional experience as either in-house counsel of an International Company or within a reputable law firm
  • Knowledge of working within the IT sector
  • Able to navigate transactions, understanding deal economics to provide commercially sound advice.
  • Excellent drafting and negotiating skills
  • Fluency in English and German
  • Affinity for working in a fast-paced, technology driven environment
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills, and experience working in an international and interdisciplinary environment
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate diverse groups, help negotiate priorities, and resolve conflicts, especially when working with colleagues from engineering and product departments
  • Highly responsive, service-oriented attitude and can-do mentality
  • Ability to clearly and concisely explain legal situations to business persons and other non-lawyers and motivate them to take appropriate actions
  • You stand out due to your commitment, team spirit and an ability to work independently
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What we offer

What we offer:

  • Innovative and fast growing company
  • Attractive workplace with state-of-the-art equipment in spacious, well lit premises
  • Professional work environment with access to research facilities and outside counsel support
  • Room for career development in both technical and personal skills, internal and external training opportunities
  • Room for creativity and the chance to influence the development of the company
  • International business with contacts all over the world
  • A great atmosphere (we do not only celebrate on Christmas)
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Manja Malzkorn

+49 7161 60692 630