Legal Counsel – inhouse (m/f/d)

Job ID 27136
Position title Legal Counsel – inhouse (m/f/d)
Number of vacancies 1
Country Germany
Work location Rheinfelden
Function Legal
Job type 100%
Employment type Permanent

Primary Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Provide legal advice and support for our domestic and foreign companies in all questions of commercial, corporate and contract law
  • Drafting, revising and reviewing license, service and collaboration agreements together with internal business stakeholders
  • Participate in contract negotiations
  • Coordinate with and provide advice to business stakeholders on contracts, contract related aspects and contract compliance. Collaborate with management to devise efficient defense strategies
  • Continuously improve contract-related processes and policies and support business management in the planning and implementation of such improvements
  • Provide legal advisory services and support departments and functions across all areas of the company
  • Regularly conduct legal research with respect to changes and regulatory updates
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation
  • Provide internal training on contracts. Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Support and specify internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
  • Research and evaluate different risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Apply effective risk management techniques and advise on possible legal issues proactively
  • Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), and create trustful relationships
  • Draft and solidify agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility

Education/Qualifications:

  • 3 – 5+ years of experience as an attorney, in-house counsel or similar role
  • BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree
  • Experience as a Legal Counsel in business environment
  • Track record of managing and solving a wide range of complex legal matters in a business context
  • Full understanding of the influences of the external environment of a corporation
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyze situations and information
  • High levels of accuracy, conscientiousness and attention to detail
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and oral English and German
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage

If you are interested in this position and your profile matches our requirements, we look forward to receiving your application online.

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