Legal Counsel - German Speaking

  • Tipico Group
  • St Julian's, Malta
  • Dec 08, 2018
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Job Description

Company Description

Tipico is the #1 sports betting company in Germany, both online and through our retail network.

The Retail Services & Legal Affairs Department is dealing with all aspects of Tipico’s franchise business. The department is responsible for Contract Management, Accounting & Billing, Risk Management, and Legal & Regulatory Affairs relating to our retail business. It issues contracts to Tipico’s franchise partners and is supervising all related franchisee activities including shop licencing, invoicing, commission calculation, payment behaviour, transaction risk assessment with Tipico’s terms and conditions as well as enforcing our AML and KYC policies within the retail business.

Job Description

What you will do:

  • Drafting warning letters and terminations of franchise partners
  • Checking due diligence documents as well as necessary shop documents (such as building permissions, rental agreements, etc.) according to legal regulation and internal processes
  • preparing the different legal documents in coordination with the Legal and Compliance Department These include contracts, legal opinions and license related documents.
  • Respond to ad hoc queries, providing appropriate solutions
  • Coordinate contacts and strategic decisions with external law firms and the Legal Department
  • Contribute to the preparation and establishment of internal policies, directives and instructions
  • Follow jurisprudence and cases handled by external lawyers, analyse the jurisdiction and prepare updates for the retail teams
  • Taking responsibility for a wide range of regulatory matters regarding the retail business (licences, permissions, project overviews, betting offers, etc.)
  • liaise closely with the Legal and Compliance Department, with responsible Retail services team in Germany and Austria, as well as with the retail technical teams in other Tipico locations
  • Keep abreast of AML/regulatory changes, especially regarding the German licensing process
  • Provide support in data privacy related matters for the retail business


What you offer:

  • German qualified lawyer or qualified lawyer in another European German speaking country
  • German native speaker with English to a business standard is a must
  • 2-3 years’ experience in a law firm, especially dealing with contract, company, competition and administrative law
  • Experience in AML and data privacy law is an asset
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal & written
  • Experience of all MS office applications
  • Attention to detail and excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative and to plan workload, having a pragmatic approach
  • Delivering high standard results in a fast-paced working environment independently but also in a team
  • Support the Head of Retail Services & Legal Affairs in all legal and regulatory matters
  • Strong team player
  • (Business) customer oriented with good problem-solving skills
  • Using an interdisciplinary approach

Additional Information

What we offer:

  • Agile and multicultural company with flat hierarchies
  • Self-organised, self-responsible and entrepreneurial employees 
  • Competitive salary, Health and Dental Insurance, Performance Bonuses, Subsidised Parking, Sports incentives & Childcare 
  • Opportunities to develop and grow
  • Relocation Assistance 
  • Office sea-views, social events, healthy treats, kitchen on every floor