Legal Counsel (m/f)

Project A Published: March 27, 2017
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Project A is an operational VC that provides its ventures with capital, an extensive network and exclusive access to a wide range of operational expertise. The Berlin-based investor makes use of the €220m in assets under its management to back early-stage companies in the digital technology space. With its unique organisational structure featuring 100 operational experts, Project A offers its portfolio companies hands-on support in the areas of IT, Marketing & Brand Building, Business Intelligence, Sales and Recruiting. The portfolio includes companies such as Catawiki, WorldRemit, Tictail, Contorion, nu3, and ZenMate.

For our A-Team we are looking to fill the following position as soon as possible

Legal Counsel (m/f)


Your Tasks:

  • Assist the management with adaptation, negotiation and the closing of investment contracts and share sales
  • Advise the management regarding the fund structuring and the elaboration of LPAs
  • Take over the responsibility for the legal counselling and administration of all corporations of the Project A Group (including resolutions, bylaws, authorizations, legal requests, service agreements, incorporations, contract management)
  • Provide legal advice for the different Project A departments and our portfolio companies, especially in the areas of IT/IP/Media, data protection, consumer protection, terms & conditions and contract law
  • Coordinate all external law offices and relevant service providers
  • Report directly to one of the managing directors and work closely together with the whole management team on all legal issues


Your Profile:

  • You have successfully completed a degree in German Law
  • You have at least 5 years of work experience in a law office and as a legal counsel in a German company, preferably in a startup environment
  • You combine a confidence appearance with a pragmatic way of working
  • You possess the ability to work on a tight schedule and to quickly grasp complex issues
  • You are characterized by a friendly and open-minded personality
  • You have excellent German and English skills, orally as well as in writing


Our Benefits:

  • You will join a highly professional and motivated team
  • You will have the unique opportunity to actively participate in the successful development of Project A
  • You will gain insight into a multitude of highly dynamic and rapidly growing companies and support their development
  • You will benefit from the greatest possible creative freedom to develop your skills further
  • You will enjoy a state-of-the-art, well equipped workplace right in the center of Berlin
  • You will benefit from a communicative, stimulating and inspiring environment

Do you want to be part of our success story?
We are looking forward to your online application.