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(Senior) Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

  • Hamburg
  • applike group
  • Legal
  • Full-time
The (Senior) Legal Counsel will provide strategic legal guidance and support across all aspects of our business, ensuring compliance with German, EU and if applicable global laws and regulations with a special focus on Data Privacy. This role involves a blend of legal expertise, strategic thinking, and a deep understanding of the technology industry, to navigate the complex legal challenges and opportunities faced by our various portfolio companies.
What you will do:
  • Provide legal advice and support on a wide range of legal issues, including corporate law, contract law, labor law, intellectual property, data protection (GDPR) & DPAs, and compliance matters.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of commercial contracts, including but not limited to, service agreements, partnership agreements, license agreements, and non-disclosure agreements.
  • Monitor and analyze changes in laws, regulations, and industry practices that may affect the company’s operations and strategic objectives.
  • Develop and implement internal policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Work closely with various departments, including HR, sales, marketing, and product development, to provide proactive legal advice and risk assessment.
  • Represent the company in legal proceedings and manage relationships with shareholders and external counsel as needed.
  • Assist in corporate governance matters, including preparations for board meetings and compliance with corporate governance standards.
  • Provide training to company employees on legal compliance, intellectual property rights, and data protection best practices.
  • Requirements:
  • Fluent in German and English, both written and spoken.
  • A law degree from a recognized university in Germany, ideally with admission to the German Bar (“Volljurist”).
  • A minimum of 5 years of legal experience, preferably in the technology sector or a law firm advising technology companies.
  • Comprehensive understanding of the legal framework and regulations affecting the technology industry in Germany and the EU (ideally also globally)
  • Strong expertise in corporate law, contract law, and compliance issues, with a good understanding of intellectual property and data protection laws.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to explain complex legal concepts to non-legal professionals.
  • Proactive, solution-oriented approach, with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills, with meticulous attention to detail.
  • What we have to offer:
  • Work-Life Package: 30 vacation days, flexible working hours, dog-friendly kick-ass office in the center of the city.
  • Happy Belly Package: Monthly company lunch, tons of free snacks and drinks, free breakfast & fresh delicious pastries every Monday
  • Physical & Mental Health Package: In-house gym with personal trainer, various classes like Yoga with expert teachers & free of charge access to our EAP (Employee Assistance Program) to support your mental health and well being
  • Activity Package: Regular team and company events, hackathons.
  • Education Package: Opportunities to boost your professional development with courses and trainings directly connected to your career goals 
  • Wealth building: virtual stock options for all our regular employees
  • Skip writing cover letters. Tell us about your most passionate personal project, your desired salary and your earliest possible start date. We are looking forward to your application!

    We welcome applications from people who will contribute to the diversity of our company.

    Enjoy our Benefits

    Free Drinks & Snacks

    In-house Gym & Yoga Classes

    Flexible Working Times & 2 Remote Days per Week

    State of the Art Hard- and Software

    Hackathons & Meetups

    Quarterly Team Events

    Monthly Company Lunch

    Public Transportation Subsidy

    Free Breakfast everyday

    Dog Friendly

    Learning & Development support

    Relocation Support

    Virtual Stock Options

    Employee Assistance Program

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