Legal Counsel (m/f/x)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

General Description
Bitwala is quickly shaking up the Fintech world. We're fusing the worlds of Crypto (Bitcoin etc) and traditional banking (Euro etc) into one seamless easy to use account. This new fusion opens up a new frontier of finance - and we're looking for an experienced legal counsel (German fluent/native speaking) to support us in our mission.
Your mission
  • You work on various legal questions and tasks, especially in the area of banking and capital markets law. In addition, there are questions of the company, contract, and general civil law, as well as data protection.
  • You are closely involved in our exciting product development and advice and support the management as well as the specialist departments with your legal expertise. 
  • You support us in complying with the regulatory framework and help with process design and documentation, in particular with regard to the requirements of the KWG and MaRisk
  • You check and draft company contracts as well as the conditions on our customer side
  • You coordinate the external lawyers and law firms and are the interface for legal communication
Your profile
  • You are native German or are fluent C2 German
  • You have a degree in law / business law (LL.M)
  • You already have 2-4  years of professional experience, preferably as a syndic in the legal department of a full-service bank or in a comparable position in a banking law firm
  • You have in-depth knowledge and experience in the field of banking and capital markets law, especially in regulatory matters
  • You have in-depth knowledge of the German regulatory framework (CRR, KWG, MaRisk and BAIT) and can contribute this to concrete recommendations for action regarding the organizational development of our company
  • A plus is knowledge of corporate law issues and contracts drafting around corporate finance and the design of corporate governance (corporate statutes, etc.)
  • You are able to find solutions for complex tasks and processes in a goal-oriented manner and to give pragmatic recommendations for action
Why us?
  • Working in a small group of very talented and experienced people where you can have your say and make the difference
  • Competitive salary 
  • Flexible working hours from the office or remote
  • High team autonomy and agile environment
  • Fresh fruit, snacks and drinks to keep you happy and healthy
  • We love to be social and therefore offer many different events for our team: workout classes (HIT/Yoga), TGIFs and regular team events
  • Discounts on Urban Sports Club, other gyms and a wide range of lifestyle brands.
About us
We are looking forward to hearing from you!
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