General Counsel (m/f/x)

Flightright, full-time, Berlin


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At Flightright, you will make a difference working with the world’s largest organization specializing in air passenger rights. We support travelers around the world and help them get the compensation they deserve, if their flights don’t go according to the plan. We’re a international, diverse team that helps make air travel better for all. To date, Flightright has helped million of people to get access to their rights. 

As the German leading legal tech organization, we have grown through legal entrepreneurship and strong consumer rights advocacy. We are looking for a General Counsel (m/f/x) to provide expert and strategic legal advice to ​our management team and address legal commercial law regulations, compliance, and the impact of external factors.

Be part of the #houseoflegaltech and join the Flightright Group – we’re the ones who always go the last mile for our customers, even if we have to impound an aircraft to do it. We’ll give them hell if they want it. If you’re the same, join our mission!

Your mission

  • Provision of ongoing legal services to internal stakeholders

  • Legal advisory on current matters, in particular, in the field of commercial law and compliance

  • Reviewing, agreeing, negotiating, and preparing contracts

  • Legal advisory on the protection of personal data

  • Support in the field of protection of intellectual rights

  • Identification and elimination of legal risks related to the business

  • Providing support for the Employer and supervisor in disputes with third parties, contractors, and employees

Your profile

  • A German law degree (Staatsexamen) with a result above the average requirements

  • 3+ years of business experience in a law firm or legal department

  • Can-do attitude with an entrepreneurial mindset, defined by good judgment and diplomacy

  • Understanding of the Legal Department as an enabler, and not an objector, i.e. focusing on showing how things can be made possible and the risks involved

  • Passionate about customer rights protection with outstanding communication and negotiation skills

  • Strategic mindset and strong ad hoc decision making and problem solving abilities

  • Fluency in German and English.

  • Admission to the bar association is an advantage

Why us?

  • Work for meaningful legal services and be part of our mission “give people access to justice”

  • Be part of a agil, international team at our #houseoflegaltech 

  • Internal training programs and knowledge-sharing events and personalized progression plan

  • Competitive salary and personal development budget

  • Team days, mid-monthlies, kicker competitions and BBQ to after work

  • Hybrid workspace – partially remote, partially from our office in Berlin

  • Free using of our law service for air passenger rights and traffic law

  • And parties with the theme: Work hard and play hard! 

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