In-House Real Estate Lawyer (German Speaking)

England, London, City of London
£55000 - £85000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
26 Feb 2019
26 Mar 2019
James Anscomb
Full time
Contract type

Are you a German speaking Real Estate specialist looking for an in-house opportunity at a company who are trailblazing and changing the perception of how we live in cities across the world? If so this company offers the perfect opportunity to work for a company that are truly trying to change & impact people's lives.

The Company

This company has achieved so much in such a short-time and really redefining how people live in urban areas with a focus on not just providing a roof to sleep under but concentrating on offering customer service and spaces which are thoughtfully designed and operated to a standard beyond other firms that give their residents the opportunity to grow & be inspired by likeminded people around them.

They own and operate some of the world's largest co-living spaces and communities in cities across the world including the UK, US and Germany and have a total of over 7000 units currently ready or under development.

The last 18 months have been a transformative period for them going from a UK company to a Global one and as part of this they have raised more than £500m in funding already own assets valued to multiple-billions.

Their culture is open minded and down to earth but with lots of energy and the drive to be the best and challenge the norm whilst delivering the highest quality results.

The Role

You will be joining a rapidly growing legal team and sit at the beating heart of the company to deliver their ambitious plans to acquire & develop new sites across Europe & North America.
Recent deals have seen the team acquire sites across London, Berlin, Chicago and New York as well as completing other functions to achieve the companies strategies.

You will find this to be a varied but exciting role that will be highly rewarding whilst giving you the autonomy to get on and do the job.

This role will have a expose you to Corporate Real Estate matters including but not limited to; M&A's, JV's, Structured Financing, Investment Agreements, Development Agreements, Property Agreements, Asset Agreements, Venture Capital Investment, Private Equity Investment and Takeout Vehicles.

On top of this you will be involved in negotiating & developing relationships with developers, lenders, negotiating with suppliers and protecting the brand whilst covering other general legal queries.

Ultimately, you need to be someone who can balance multiple-projects at once, be happy to take the lead and be accountable and be driven to work in dynamic & high-energy environment with the wish to continually grow and develop.

The successful candidate will ideally be both fluent in English & German.


  • Ideally you will have 1-5 years PQE from a top firm background
  • Be able to show you have taken the lead on transactions and worked well in a team
  • Demonstrate energy, ambition, confidence and above all honesty
  • Flexible to interacting with both legal & non-legal professionals
  • Excellent benefits package including private medical, team breakfasts, flexible working one day a week and employee yoga classes
  • Fluency in German & English would be a bonus

This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious lawyer looking to join an energetic company in their in-house legal of a rapidly growing & innovative start-up.

Contact me today for a confidential chat about this role!

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