Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

Job Description

Job ID: 122421
Location: Muenchen
Organisation: Next47
Mode of Employment: Permanent / Full-time

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Have you always been intrigued by the venture capital space and want more exposure to this sector which serves as critical catalyst for innovation? Do you enjoy working in a setting where you have the autonomy and resources to do your best work? Do you thrive working within a collaborative, low ego environment where you are held to a high bar, while being supported and recognized for your contributions? If so, Next47 may be the place for you. Next47 is a global venture capital firm backed by Siemens and committed to turning today's impossible ideas into tomorrow's indispensable industries. Our relationship with Siemens gives us access to international markets, a global customer base, and incomparable technical experience, all of which we use to catalyze our portfolio companies’ growth. Next47 works with startups who are using deep technologies such as artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, cybersecurity, autonomous driving, IoT, robotics, and advanced manufacturing, to solve industry's most difficult and fundamental challenges. For more information, check out our website at

The Next47 legal and compliance function services as an execution partner and trusted advisor to the Next47 leadership team, while interfacing with outside legal firms and with Siemens Legal and Compliance. Our counseling model provides first-class legal and compliance advice that is delivered in a timely manner, ensuring business success along with full compliance with applicable mandatory laws.

We are looking to hire a Legal Counsel in Munich, Germany, to support the Director of Legal and Compliance with administering the day-to-day tasks of the Next47 Legal and Compliance function. In this role you will execute timely, world-class legal and compliance processes. Your day-to-day experience will be the basis for enhancing your legal and compliance counseling skills broadly and, in particular within the area of global venture capital investments. You will not only bring a high degree of legal skills and business judgment, but you will also need to thrive in a collaborative and matrixed environment requiring close partnership with Next47’s globally distributed teams and Siemens' Legal and Compliance department.

Your new role:
  • You will contribute to legal and compliance aspects of the Next47 business
  • Further, you will Identify, develop, and implement legal strategies to enable the success of the Next47's business
  • You will draft, negotiate, and review third-party transactions to make them most advantageous from a legal and business perspective
  • In addition, you will support with the retention and management of outside counsel, as well as develop and maintain contract templates and training material
  • You will align with the members of Siemens’ legal and compliance teams in order to meet the rapidly developing needs of our business
We are looking forward to meeting you if:
  • You are a fully qualified lawyer, admitted to the bar in your home country, and hold excellent academic credentials
  • You gained a minimum of three years of post-qualification experience in a leading international law firm and/or an in-house function of an international business
  • You have a business-oriented and result-driven attitude in carrying initiatives from ideation to successful execution
  • You are passionate about working on international topics across geographies, as well as cultures, and have a high comfort level collaborating with a diverse mix of global partners and stakeholders
  • You have excellent English language skills--both verbal and written—and can effectively communicate across all management levels combined 
  • You have profound legal knowledge and a deep interest in the venture capital space
  • You balance your bias for action and attention to details in everything you do
Getting in touch with us if you wish to find out more about next47 before applying if you wish to discuss any initial questions if you wish to submit your application.

Job ID: 122421

Organization: Next47

Company: Next47 GmbH

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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