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Legal Counsel Corporate Law / Corporate Governance / Corporate M&A (m/f/d)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organisation:

Provide legal advice with regard to German and European corporate law and Corporate Governance as well as Corporate M&A and Finance related legal advice in close cooperation with the VP Supervisory Board Office & Corp Legal.

 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advice and solutions with regard to German and European corporate law matters
  • Provide legal advice and research developments regarding Corporate Governance
  • Support legal preparation of Supervisory Board and Committee meetings
  • Provide legal advice and solutions regarding the compensation system of the Executive Board and Supervisory Board
  • Provide legal advice in connection with the Rules of Procedure of the Executive Board and Supervisory Board
  • Provide assigned legal content for the Annual Report of adidas
  • Provide legal advice in connection with Corporate Finance & M&A related projects
  • Manage, regularly review and update legal guidelines and policies issued by the Supervisory Board Office & Corp. Legal department 
  • Manage external questionnaires and requests (e.g. Dow Jones Sustainability Index) in close cooperation with other group functions
  • Effectively manage and supervise the delivery of legal advice and services through external counsel where needed

 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong background in corporate law, corporate governance and business counselling
  • Ability to think strategically, synthesize highly complex information and develop innovative solutions within an entrepreneurial environment
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities to accomplish assignments simultaneously under tight timelines
  • Ability to interact at the highest levels of the Company
  • Strong interpersonal skills, incl. with regard to business diplomacy, sensitivity mediation, influencing, attendance, stakeholder management, communication style and integrity
  • Very good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent English and German, both in speaking and writing, legal English and additional languages of advantage

 

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:

  • Law Degree (Zweites Juristisches Staatsexamen)
  • Ideally an international legal education, such as an LL.M. degree.
  • 3+ years of professional experience in law firm / corporate legal department of a MDAX / DAX 30 company

 

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:  Legal Counsel Corporate Law / Corporate Governance / Corporate M&A (m/f/d)

Brand:  adidas
Location:  Herzogenaurach
TEAM:  Legal / SEA
State:  BY
Country/Region:  DE
Contract Type:  Full time
Number:  255870
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