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Junior Legal Counsel

Apply now Job no: 571261
Work type: Full time
Location: Belgrade, Serbia
Categories: Group Legal & Risk, Internal Legal
Office Location: Serbia

About TMF Group

TMF Group is a leading provider of critical administrative services, helping clients invest and operate safely around the world. We provide legal, financial and employee administration through TMF Group’s teams in 125 offices across 86 jurisdictions, covering 92% of world GDP and 95% of FDI inflow.

About the role

The Junior Legal Counsel plays a role in enhancing the second line functionality of TMF’s Global Legal Function by connecting with the group stakeholders, understanding and addressing the legal needs, achieving Global Legal priorities & objectives, and managing legal risks in accordance with the group risk appetite.

In the role of Junior Legal Counsel, you will report directly to the Head of Legal – Corporate and work closely with the group stakeholders and local management. You will be part of our Group and Global Legal Function, which is a centralised global function delivering efficient high-quality legal solutions and provides assurance on the oversight and control of legal risks throughout TMF Group. We are developing from a classic service delivery model to partnering with the business, supporting, and ensuring long-term continuity and compliance with local laws and regulations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Draft, negotiate and review lease contracts, intercompany agreements and other legal documents in close collaboration with the Head of Legal – Corporate and local management;
  • Monitor updates in laws and regulations which may have direct impact on the business and operations;
  • Support the Head of Legal – Corporate with claims and external legal spend management;
  • Support with the corporate housekeeping of the group structure;
  • Be responsible for ad hoc corporate affairs projects;
  • Establish and maintain positive relationship with the various stakeholders within TMF Group;
  • Work together with other stakeholders within the Global Legal Function to ensure delivery of the Global Legal Function’s projects and priorities


About you

To excel in this job, you should have affinity towards corporate and contract law. You are self-confident with ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and with a strong ambition to develop in an international corporate environment. It’s also important to be capable of working collaboratively across diverse departments, time zones, and cultures.

Ideally, you are meeting following hiring criteria:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Law;
  • 1 – 3 years of relevant work experience;
  • Experience in legal drafting, contract negotiation and corporate matters;
  • Possess knowledge of corporate law and contracting law;
  • Understand business needs and the importance of legal risk management; able to integrate legal risk management and legal service delivery smoothly in daily legal activities;
  • Good stakeholder management skills, able to reach consensus with diverse and cross-functional stakeholders;
  • Organized - able to work on diverse large workload and handle competing priorities;
  • Able to articulate challenging strategic visions and increase engagement to achieve targets;
  • Strive for operational excellence and continuous improvement;
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English


What’s in it for you?

  • Private medical healthcare;
  • For this particular job you can enjoy in flexibility of working from home most of the time;
  • Team buildings and team events;
  • Christmas/New Year's gifts and vouchers;
  • Continuous development that is supported through ACCA Approved Employer programme as well as through global learning opportunities offered by TMF Business Academy;
  • Positive and healthy working environment - TMF Group Serbia is Great Place to Work certified. The Great Place to Work® model is the world’s most researched, accepted and sustainable definition of a great workplaces from an employee’s point of view. 
  • By joining us, you will be part of a truly diverse, global business and benefit from the many advantages that brings. You’ll experience cross-border collaboration, stimulating client work and exciting challenges.

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