Legal Counsel (m/f)


We are looking for a Cologne based Legal Counsel (m/f) with a focus on corporate and commercial law for the international HRS Group activities.

At HRS GROUP “We love to make it happen”: We are the world’s leading hotel solutions provider and enable business and leisure travelers to search, book and stay in control of their hotel accommodation. It is our goal to make the booking experience simple and smart. Our booking portals combine more than 850,000 accommodations worldwide and form the basis for our innovative end-to-end solutions we are offering to global corporations. The HRS GROUP continues to expand and employs more than 1,500 people in 27 offices across the world.

To fuel our international growth we are looking for entrepreneurial minds, who are passionate and result-driven, have a strong team-spirit and will take on the challenge to pioneer the ever changing travel industry. Do you also want to make it happen at HRS? 

The challenge you are up for

  • Support contract management and standardization of process flows
  • Control and manage all corporate affairs and advise on German corporate and company law
  • Draft and review various agreements, including finance agreements
  • Ensure legal compliance of corporate secretarial matters for all group companies
  • Draft, review and negotiate commercial contracts of all kinds (hotels, customers and cooperation partners)
  • Participate in multidisciplinary projects and gain expertise and engage in new legal fields
  • Develop recommendations for action to senior leadership

The commitment you bring

  • Very good legal qualification (i.e. at least 1 exam full satisfaction) and very good knowledge in general contract law
  • Relevant professional experience in an international law firm or a company with an international focus in a dynamic environment, ideally in e-commerce
  • Strong ability to formulate complex contracts independently
  • Understanding of economic contexts and technical processes as well as very good negotiation skills
  • Sensitivity to the special needs of an owner-managed medium-sized company in an extremely dynamic environment
  • Excellent German, fluency in English, verbal and written; other languages such as French or Spanish also welcome

The reward you get

  • A high impact legal role with high degrees of responsibility and autonomy
  • Plenty of room for personal growth and professional development
  • A highly talented, passionate and international team that revolutionizes the travel industry
  • Strong team performance and a transparent results focus towards one shared direction
  • A modern working environment with flexible working hours and the option to work from home

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