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Legal Counsel Germany
(Hamburg or Brussels)

 

Role Description

Due to an increase in funding requests in Germany, we are looking for a German lawyer with 2 – 3 years of work experience in a law firm to join our team and be based in either our German office in Hamburg or our global headquarters in Brussels.

Tasks will include the review and legal analysis of funding requests, coordination with clients and attorneys in ongoing cases, drafting of funding proposals submitted to our Investment Committee, and monitoring of current developments in our areas of business.

Team members are encouraged to attend conferences, publish in legal publications, and seek opportunities for advanced training.

 

What we offer

Deminor provides a professional, friendly and open work environment where we appreciate the individual personalities and diverse backgrounds of each team member. We foster a culture of inclusion and tolerance. With demand for our services growing and the funding landscape developing rapidly, truly no day looks like the other. We invite everyone to think entrepreneurial and share creative thoughts and ideas.

We offer a competitive renumeration, consisting of fixed and variable elements, based on individual and firm performance. Flexible home office opportunities are

 

Requirements

  • Admission to practice law in Germany (1st and 2nd Staatsexamen with above average grades);
  • Native German speaker and fluency in English (e.g. LLM);
  • Experience in litigation / arbitration, preferably in combination with knowledge of securities and corporate law;
  • Post qualification experience of at least one year gained from a respected law firm;
  • International experience gained either as university student or as part of a global law firm;
  • Ability to manage projects and cases independently;
  • Commercial acumen;
  • An entrepreneurial mind combined with a strong legal skillset and interest in financial markets, competition law and/or commercial litigation.

 

About Deminor

For 30 years, Deminor has been advising some of the world’s largest institutional investors on investor protection matters, including recovery of investment losses through litigation in Europe and worldwide. Deminor is a pioneer in this field and has been a leading force in numerous high-profile securities actions globally, recovering billions of Euros for its clients.

Deminor has funded and supported cases in 18 different jurisdictions and has offices in 7 different cities in Continental Europe, the U.K., the U.S. and Asia. Our team possesses a unique diversity of backgrounds, skill sets and languages. We assist our clients on a wide range of topics in connection with their cases, we understand their businesses and speak their language. We have a strong set of values which determine the selection of cases we fund but also our conduct with clients and partners.

Four years ago, in addition to investment recovery, Deminor started funding antitrust damage actions. In 2020 commercial litigation funding was added as a third business line. These business lines are currently growing strongly – also in Germany.

 

Apply here

We look forward to getting to know you! Please feel free to reach out with any questions and send your documents to:

• Felix von Zwehl (General Counsel Germany): felix.vonzwehl@deminor.com; or

• Dr. Malte Stübinger (Head of Hamburg Office): malte.stuebinger@deminor.com