Rechtsreferendar 2025 (m/f/d)

Are you #heretocreate the future of sport with us? Are you ready to put the books aside and get hands-on experiences? Here is your chance to join the best sports brand in the world. 


adidas is a truly global company with its roots in Germany. Around the world we employ over 57,000 people. Employees from about 100 nations are working at our global HQ in Herzogenaurach, Germany – the ‘World of Sports’. Every year we produce over 900 million sports and sports lifestyle products and we believe that through sports we have the power to change lives.  


This position provides you with a unique opportunity to apply your expertise, use your knowledge in practice and live your passion for sports.  


Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization: 


As part of our Global Legal team, you will look behind the scenes to experience the work of an in-house lawyer and gain a unique insight into the day-to-day business of an international corporate legal department. Together with a team of experts, you will support our business leaders as a close partner in challenging legal matters and provide pragmatic legal advice. 


Key Responsibilities:  


  • Support of the department in all legal matters of daily business operations including cross functional and exceptional tasks 
  • Support of strategic projects, providing clear as well as business-minded legal advice to business-, function-, and project stakeholders 
  • Research activities in national and international context 
  • Active support and close cooperation with other Global Legal team members 


Key Relationships:  


  • Local and global business leaders 
  • Local authorities 
  • Local Works Councils (adidas AG) 
  • Global Legal  
  • Local and global HR Partners 
  • Respective business areas as defined 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:  


  • Highly results driven and self-motivated team player with compassion, integrity, reliability and perseverance 
  • Able to accept and meet deadlines, involving effective time management capacity and sense of priorities and agility 
  • Team player with strong interpersonal skills and can-do mentality 
  • Strong interpersonal skills combined with a high degree of customer orientation 
  • Curious and growth mindset; keen to learn and approach subjects outside of comfort zone, look beyond the obvious 
  • Effective English & German presentation and communication skills  
  • Good MS Office skills 


Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:  


  • First state examination in law (ideally "fully satisfactory") 
  • Ideally, relevant professional experience, preferably in an international company or in an international law firm 
  • first legal clerk traineeship completed (ideally applying for second legal clerk traineeship/"Wahlstation")

adidas celebrates diversity, supports inclusiveness and encourages individual expression in our workplace. We do not tolerate the harassment or discrimination toward any of our applicants or employees. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Title:  Rechtsreferendar 2025 (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Legal / SEA
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Temp
Number:  510867
Date:  May 7, 2024