• £45,000 - £55,000 Pro Rata

  • London

  • Business Services/Consulting, IT/Software/SaaS, Legal

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An opportunity exists for a German-speaking legal advisor to work in our head office based in London. The role would suit a qualified lawyer with 1-3 years’ PQE gained in a commercial environment, either private practice or in-house.

Contracts Paralegal / Contracts Manager - German Speaking - 6 month Contract with possible extension | SAP Technology Staffing Firm
London, EC3V 0BT | FTC Salary £45,000 - £55,000 Pro Rata

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 business.

Contracts Paralegal / Contracts Manager Roles and responsibilities:

+ Draft, negotiate and review contracts (including MSAs, sales and supply 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 employment / labour leasing, data protection, IP, tax and corporate
+ Oversee corporate governance for EMEA entities including company formation, re-structuring and filings with the Commercial Register
+ 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 lawyer from a reputable firm
+ Fluent in German and English (essential)
+ 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 stakeholders
+ Excellent attention to detail
+ Strong communication skills, including capacity to manage expectations
+ Able to manage workload, meet deadlines and remain calm under pressure
+ Experience in a sales or recruitment environment useful but not essential

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