Corporate Securities Counsel / General Legal Counsel

Düsseldorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen (DE)
25 Oct 2023
22 Nov 2023
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Full Time
Experience Level
Senior Level

About trivago:

At trivago, everyday is an opportunity to connect millions of traveler's around the world with the best hotel deals. By comparing prices from multiple booking sites, we’re simplifying the way people find their perfect getaway, making their travel experiences even more enjoyable. Our global brand sits in the vibrant city of Düsseldorf, Germany, where innovation and creativity thrive. Together with our international team of highly skilled and ambitious talents, we’re shaping the future of travel – to make it simpler and better.

Join us in making a difference

In a complex and dynamic business environment like ours, our legal function plays a critical role in safeguarding our interests and ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. As a Corporate Securities Counsel/General Legal Counsel – Senior Corporate in trivago, you'll get the chance to contribute your own ideas, shape global processes, and handle a wide range of legal affairs for a major international company while working in a dynamic environment.

How you'll make an impact:

•              Counsel business leaders and the broader organization on commercial and regulatory issues including corporate matters, securities laws, and financial regulations

•              Negotiate a wide range of contracts, from NDAs to acquisition agreements and everything in between

•              Counsel on special projects including high-value strategic partnerships and commercial transactions

•              Provide legal support on the execution of M&A, capital markets, and/or financing transactions

•              Advise the company on corporate governance matters including compliance with listing standards

•              Manage legal due diligence, interface with outside counsel including managing a legal budget

•              Draft and review public company disclosures like annual reports and materials for the annual general meeting of shareholders

What you'll need to thrive:

•              At least 4+ years' experience within an international law firm

•              2. German State Exam in Law – completed with excellent results, or admission to practice in the United States (any state) or an EU jurisdiction

•              Interest in being a generalist. In this role, you will take on projects relating to a wide variety of important legal matters

•              Ability to manage projects independently and negotiate related agreements

•              Fluency in English language and outstanding communication skills for interacting with different stakeholders and conveying legal facts clearly and simply

•              An excellent understanding of commercial legal practices and a keen interest in how businesses operate

•              Motivation and a passion for law mixed with a pragmatic work style and eagerness to progress

•              Hands-on mentality coupled with the ability to work well in a team

•              Experience in managing transactions

•              Knowledge of U.S. securities laws and SEC reporting

What you can look forward to:

•              Enjoy flexible working hours and the generous time-off option offered through our self-determined vacation policy

•              Savor your meals with a daily budget of 6.90€ for our canteen, complemented by free snacks and drinks on campus

•              Have access to health insurance coverage for you and your family's well-being

•              Prepare for the future with our company pension plan

•              Settle in Düsseldorf with a relocation package suited to you and your family’s needs

•              Save on commuting costs with a subsidized company ticket for public transportation and campus parking

•              Stay fit and active using our free on-campus gym, complete with sports classes

•              Achieve work-life harmony through our hybrid model with 2 days per week mobile work

•              Work with cutting-edge technology and tools to enhance productivity

•              Support your development through free access to personal and professional coaches, and psychologists on Likeminded

•              Satisfy your wanderlust with the opportunity to work from abroad for up to 20 days annually