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Senior Employment Counsel - IT Multinational

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Job Summary

  • Frankfurt
  • Permanent
  • BBBH740610
  • Mar 30, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

Employment Lawyer role in-house | Global company | DACH region | Permanent & Full-time .........................................................................

My client is a global technology company currently expanding the DACH Legal team based in Frankfurt with a senior employment counsel.

This is the first employment lawyer role created in the DACH region in this organisation and will provide the opportunity for the successful candidate to shape the labour law advice in the region.

This is a company experiencing continuous growth and with an expanding digital offering, which offers exposure to a broad set of legal, commercial and compliance aspects which require creative, critical and practical thinking. These are often new challenges arising from developments in technology and its interaction with law, for example in the areas of AI, IP, Data Protection, etc.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The Employment Counsel will advise on a broad range of employment law matters in the DACH region across different stages of the employment relationship, including:

  • Advising on employment aspects of commercial contracts, including in relation to employee transfer matters;
  • Supporting possible reorganizations, restructurings and corporate transactions;
  • Representing the company on labour proceedings and/or litigation if necessary;
  • Advising on the employment implications of company initiatives, such as the implementation of new technologies or policies/procedures.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Fully qualified lawyer in Germany;
  • Approximately 10 years' PQE or more;
  • Relevant professional experience in a similar role fully dedicated to employment law, ideally in an international company, and experience with employee data protection matters.
  • Fully fluent in German and English language;
  • Interest in working in an intercultural and international environment;
  • Willingness to occasionally travel within the DACH region and sporadically outside of it.

IF THIS OPPORTUNITY INTERESTS YOU PLEASE APPLY OR CONTACT BERNARDO PINA ON BPINA@MORGANMCKINLEY.COM FOR A CONFIDENTIAL DISCUSSION.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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Consultant Details

Consultant Details

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Bernardo Pina
  • Principal Consultant
  • +353 1 4485683
  • bpina@morganmckinley.com