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(Senior) Legal Counsel

Apply now Job no: 565291
Work type: Full time
Location: Frankfurt, Germany, Munich, Germany
Categories: Internal Legal
Office Location: Frankfurt

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About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. Our 10,000 experts and 125 offices in 86 jurisdictions worldwide serve corporates, financial institutions, asset managers, private clients and family offices, providing the combination of accounting, tax, payroll, fund administration, compliance and entity management services essential to global business success.


Key Responsibilities

  • As part of the second line of defence, you will be advising the first line (operational business teams) on risk management, directors liability risks, claims & litigation, and complex legal transactions.
  • You will pro-actively advise on and support local management with the following legal topics: cosec, local client contracting (Local Service Agreements, Master Service Agreements, etc), strategic regulatory advice, procurement, legal entity management, various registrations, intercompany agreements, HR support, claims & litigation follow-up and remediating internal audit findings.
  • You are co-responsible for the corporate housekeeping of the group structure, including the preparation and review of legal documentation inter alia relating to the decision making of TMF legal entities and intra-group transactions.
  • You will assist in the review and preparation of contracts (i.e., intercompany agreements and supplier contracts) and any other legal documents under the supervision of the Market Head of Legal.
  • You assist the Market Head of Legal with any governance related matters.
  • As part of your activities, you will communicate directly with both external and internal clients, external advisors, banks and (tax) authorities. 
  • You provide general legal support to the Country Privacy Lead (CPL) and the Group Privacy office in ensuring compliance with the GDPR and other data protection laws.
  • Work together with other stakeholders within the Global Legal Function to ensure delivery of the Global Legal Function’s projects and priorities.


Key Requirements

  • A strong ambition to develop him or herself in an international corporate environment.
  • A master’s degree in law (preferably corporate or notarial law).
  • A serious interest in corporate law and contract law, who is self-confident and who’s at his/her best working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Between 8-10 years of relevant experience.
  • Excellent English and German written and verbal communications skills.


What's in for you?

  • Excellent working conditions: good work-life balance, salary indication above market level.
  • Learning opportunities: you will work with highly experienced colleagues who are ready to share their knowledge and will receive the opportunity to work on diverse and complex client requests. You will also be able to apply for and be supported for training.
  • Value-driven work environment: you can expect integrity and respect from all your colleagues and your leadership team.
  • Teamwork: an environment where we learn from our mistakes and work together to improve our processes continuously. A no-blame culture where teamwork is important valued and lived daily.
  • Ambition: we are a growing company in which we constantly look for the next opportunity and where all ideas are welcome.


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