Senior Legal Counsel

Date: Apr 3, 2024

Location: München, DE, 81829

Company: nemetschek

The construction industry is one of the most fascinating industries in the world - creativity, dynamism and innovation go hand in hand. At Nemetschek, we are shaping the future of the building and media industries through intelligent software solutions and promote international collaboration that sets the use of open standards (OPEN BIM). This means that buildings can be designed, built and operated more efficiently, sustainably and in a way that conserves resources. This openness is also reflected in our working environment, as we enable our employees to work creatively and flexibly in order to support everyone involved along the construction life cycle and in the media industry in shaping the world.

The Nemetschek Group is a globally leading software provider for digital transformation in the AEC/O and media industries. Its intelligent software solutions cover the entire lifecycle of building and infrastructure projects and enable creatives to optimize their workflows. Customers can design, build, and manage buildings and infrastructures more efficiently and sustainably and develop digital content such as visualizations, films and computer games more creatively.

Join us and give your career a new home at the Munich location as a Senior Legal Counsel (m/f/d)


What will your responsibilities look like?

  • Legal advice to specialists and executives of Nemetschek SE (and, as required, of subsidiaries) on legal issues, in particular in the areas of contract law, corporate law and trademark law, software licensing law, warranty and liability law
  • Preparation and review of internal and external, national and international contracts and legal documents in German and English (including intercompany contracts, service agreements, NDAs, LOIs, DPAs, etc.)
  • Sparring partner for and interface to the compliance department, e.g., design of guidelines and trainings
  • Active support and management of contract/settlement negotiations as well as subject-related or interdisciplinary projects, nationally and internationally
  • Examination of individual factual issues also in other areas of law, e.g., labor law, data protection law
  • Preparation of analyses and derivation of recommendations for action
  • Management and coordination of external law firms, lawyers and service providers


What do we expect from you?

  • Successfully completed law studies with both state exams, fully qualified lawyer
  • At least 6 years of professional experience in an international environment (law firm or inhouse), including comprehensive knowledge of contract and corporate law
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, good self-organization as well as team-oriented, pragmatic, and solution-oriented working style
  • Generalist hands-on approach with the enjoyment of familiarizing oneself with lesser-known topics
  • Business fluent in written and spoken German and English
  • Good IT skills in common Microsoft Office applications
  • Additional “nice to haves” / plus
    • Experience in the field of software / SaaS
    • M&A experience
    • Experience in supporting enterprise clients and contracts
    • Strong business acumen
    • Business structuring and transformation experience


Why Nemetschek?

  • Impact: We offer you a diverse position in a motivating work environment where you can realize your ideas.
  • Sustainable Growth: In our sustainably growing and innovative company you have the chance to develop yourself further.
  • Culture: With us you work in an international team with flat hierarchies and short decision-making processes, in which you can make a difference.
  • Work-Life-Balance: We offer you various benefits in the areas of sports, nutrition, childcare and much more.
  • Health: The health of all employees is important to us, which is why we offer you a wide range of health and preventive care services.
  • Hybrid Way Forward: Through mobile working and variable working hours without core working hours, we enable you to be flexible, both professionally and privately.


We, the Nemetschek Group, are a global organization with employees from 60 nations. For us, diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are the keys to unleashing our full potential and driving true innovation. We can best support our customers in shaping the world through a diverse culture. We aim to treat EVERYONE with respect and appreciation, regardless of differences. Valuing diverse opinions and creating equal opportunities for all is of the utmost importance for us as an organization, and as individuals.