Assistant General Counsel - Real Estate (EMEA)
Prague, PRAHA, Czech Republic
před 15 hodinami


  • Delivery of real estate legal services in a timely and effective manner across the EMEA Region.
  • Serve as the first point of contact with respect to the legal aspects of all real estate initiatives in EMEA for the EMEA Global Real Estate team;
  • Corporate Law Department; Procurement; Business Development (M&A); Vice President and General Counsel, EMEA; General Counsel, Global Real Estate Global;
  • and work with other stakeholders (including Treasury, Tax, Risk Management, Government Relations and Environmental Legal and Heath, Safety, Environment & Sustainability).

  • Support the Company’s real estate initiatives for the EMEA Region including purchases, sales, leases / subleases, and procurement activities.
  • This support includes analysis and advice on all legal and regulatory issues (including zoning, permitting and approval requirements);
  • drafting, negotiating and managing transaction documentation; title matters (including analyzing and addressing title issues);
  • drafting, negotiating and managing construction contracts and professional appointments, lease analysis for consolidation, early termination and surrender opportunities (including identification of surrender and dilapidation issues);
  • and corporate secretarial matters (including authorized signatories) in support of real estate initiatives.

  • Provide real estate functional support to the Business Development teams for business acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures including real estate due diligence, identification and analysis of potential real estate legal risks, and real estate advice / input re definitive agreement.
  • Lead support for transactions focused in the EMEA Region; Support General Counsel, Global Real Estate, for global transactions.

  • Manage external counsel for matters in the EMEA Region efficiently and on a cost-effective basis; implement processes and procedures for outside counsel real estate support throughout the EMEA Region;
  • drive the fee estimate process; and act as central point of contact for approval of real estate invoices.

  • Develop and drive standardized processes, procedures and templates for the efficient delivery of legal services in the EMEA Region and as a part of the global real estate legal team.
  • Support the Law & Government Relations real estate website including taking the lead regarding EMEA real estate website initiatives, posting EMEA best practice documentation, policies and procedures, reference library documentation, and other matters of real estate interest associated with the EMEA region.
  • Support business General Counsel(s) to manage real estate claims / litigation matters.
  • Requirements

  • JD / LLB or equivalent law degree and a member in good standing of the relevant legal bar.
  • 8+ years’ experience with major law firm and / or corporation (specialty - real estate) as an attorney.Combination of a major law firm (with a minimum of 4 years’ experience) and corporate experience is preferred.
  • Significant experience handling complex real estate transactions in the EMEA region (with strong experience in France, Germany, United Kingdom and / or Czech Republic) including, without limitation, property purchases, build to suit leases, negotiating with governmental entities, and permit and licensing requirements
  • Excellent real estate knowledge and legal analytical skills
  • Ability and determination to work independently and to be an intelligent risk taker
  • Strong IT literacy and an experienced user of Microsoft Office suite.
  • We Value

  • Knowledge of additional languages, with Czech, French or German particularly welcomed
  • Master’s degree with a focus on business
  • Excellent communication skills
  • We Offer

  • Contributory pension scheme matched by employer up to specific amount
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Online flexible benefit program for a broad scope of benefits in the areas of sports, culture, education, health, travel and other
  • Multisport card - employees free or discounted access to leisure and sport facilities in the Czech Republic and Slovakia.
  • Global partnerships and discounts - access to broad scope services including purchase and servicing of cars, employee phone tariffs, bank accounts, medical footwear, hairdresser or restaurants
  • If this is your dream role, then we'd love to hear from you.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on age, sex, disability, ethnic or racial origin, religion or belief, or sexual orientation.

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

    Please contact us to request accommodation

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