• Location
    • Prague
  • Date Posted
  • Sep. 20, 2021
  • Function
  • Legal
  • Sector
  • Retail

Senior Legal Counsel of HQ Legal department is responsible for legal support in intragroup agenda between our affiliates and subsidiaries, corporate matters towards our investors (shareholders), daily business operations of HQ and, where relevant, supporting implementation of new projects from legal point of view.

Your responsibilities

Legal department of “Rohlik group” is a small team in HQ. We are supporting HQ functions, supporting creation of uniform legal practices and procedures across Rohlik group countries. Our main goals are:

  • To keep Rohlik group as a functional structure of group of Rohlik entities operating the same e-commerce grocery business across jurisdictions
  • To make sure that the HQ business and Rohlik group is compliant with the applicable legislation as a group (regulatory issues related to e-commerce, corporate governance, data protection, IP rights etc.)
  • To unify legal solutions at the group level and to assist in creating uniform legal practices and procedures in various Rohlik group countries

Legal competency:

  • Experience in corporate, commercial, data protection, IP/IT, finance law, regulatory law, and orientation in EU law mainly in e-commerce
  • Experience with M&A, private equity, and transaction work

Competency of project management:

  • Managing a smooth and quick run of the projects/tasks and pushing them to get the project done within the deadline, ability to close the tasks
  • Ability to specify the request to external legal counsels where necessary
  • Identification of “frozen” project/tasks (escalation of a problem when necessary)
  • Cooperation with other people in legal department, with other departments involved and with external legal counsels
  • Ability to independently design and search for solutions to a given problem

Your experience

  • A completed university legal education and practice in a law firm or as an in-house lawyer for at least 6 years (understanding of a Czech Law is a must, English Law is an advantage)
  • Flexibility, stress resistance, the ability to prioritise and solve multiple legal issues at once
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • Ability and desire to learn quickly, desire to learn new things and willingness to learn to work with new IT tools
  • English at an advance level is a must, German or another language is big advantage
  • A team member that fits within a friendly and informal legal environment becoming a part of a smaller growing team of lawyers.