Legal Counsel (m/f/d) in Group Legal

Allianz SE
Munich (Stadt), Bayern (DE)
15 Mar 2021
12 Apr 2021
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Practice Areas
Financial Services
4-6 Years
Experience Level
Mid Level

Job Purpose/Role

Group legal is the legal department of Allianz SE, the ultimate Holding Company of Allianz Group. Group Legal provides business-oriented legal advice to the Management Board, the Supervisory Board as well as to Group
 Centers, Business Divisions and Operating Entities of Allianz SE. It further assumes responsibility for legal matters
 that have group wide relevance or require a centralized decision-making process. Group Legal has 26 fully qualified
 lawyers, which are organized in different teams. The vacancy to be filled is within the team "Mergers & Acquisitions
 (M&A) with particular focus on strategic venture capital, growth stage minority participations and digital/tech-focused M&A conducted by Allianz X GmbH. Allianz X GmbH is the digital investment unit of Allianz

Group and invests in, acquires, and builds trusting partnerships with digital growth companies in the insurance, financial services and asset management eco-system. Allianz X GmbH provides access to its portfolio companies to the digital eco-system of Allianz Group and, at the same time, drives innovation within Allianz business units worldwide.

Key Responsibilities

- Structuring of complex and mainly international venture capital, growth stage and M&A transactions

- Advising various business teams within Allianz Group not only on the abovementioned type of transactions but also on joint ventures as well as co-investment and cooperation agreements

- Negotiation of transaction agreements and management of all legal matters throughout the transaction process from the due diligence process to signing and completion, including co-ordination of external legal advisors.

Key Requirements/Skills/Experience


- Fully qualified lawyer with outstanding degree (German state exams "vollbefriedigend" or better or equivalent foreign qualification)

- Additional academic qualification useful (MBA, LLM or doctorate degree)

- Fluent business English required. German language skills useful.

Experience & Key skills

- Minimum 3 years professional experience in venture capital and/or M&A in an international law firm, an international company or an investment fund

- Strong analytical problem solving, communication and negotiation skills

- Pronounced ability to work autonomously and to steer legal work-streams in M&A projects efficiently and pro-actively within pre-defined parameters (with evidenced track record)

- Distinct commercial understanding of transaction related strategic and economic correlations

- Proven team player across different cultures with ability to share skills and knowledge

- Openness and ability to familiarize with various legal systems

- Pragmatic approach; fast perceptive understanding; ability to quickly adapt to situations and challenges.

Additional Information

Senior Recruiter: Zhiva Hristova Phone: +49 89 3800 14379

Please submit your applications only via our online tool.

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Allianz is the home for those who dare – a supportive place where you can take the initiative to grow and to actively strengthen our global leadership position. By truly caring about people – both its 100 million private and corporate
customers and more than 147,000 employees – Allianz fosters a culture where its employees are empowered to collaborate, perform, embrace trends and challenge the industry. Our main ambition is to be our customers’ trusted
partner, instilling them with the confidence to grow. If you dare, join us at Allianz Group.

We at Allianz believe in a diverse and inclusive workforce and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We encourage you to bring your whole self to work, no matter where you are from, what you look like, who you love or
 what you believe in.

Allianz SE is the global headquarters of the Allianz Group. Our employees reflect the Group's geographic and functional diversity. Located in Munich, Allianz SE provides the perfect opportunity to start or continue with your
international career.

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 philosophy of life.

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