General Counsel

Job description

Unique, exciting, fun-loving, and fast-growing – Welcome to Jasmin Holding! Since launching in 2001, we have created products and experiences that entertain millions of people across the globe. We now serve more than 50 million users a day and are consistently amongst the top visited websites in the world with following in the millions!

Some of our top-ranking websites include:

  • Livejasmin.com, a market leader in the live streaming industry
  • Jasmin.com, a platform that helps people make authentic connections


Managing the legal department with efficiency, accountability and in an organized way, in order to be conducive to the provision by latter of proactive and pragmatic professional advice to the business on all legal and regulatory matters with the legal department aiming at supporting the company/group business. The successful candidate will be able to ensure legal compliance and limit risk exposure.



Task and Responsibilities

  • Sound management of the Jasmin Holding legal department, defining scope of responsibilities and tasks, streamlining the way the department operates in order for the latter to provide comprehensive legal support to the company in a timely manner. Further attract, develop, direct, motivate and drive performance from legal team.
  • Provide expert and strategic legal advice to management. Advise on risks and liabilities of proposed commercial transactions and devise creative and practical legal solutions to meet business objectives.
  • Advise and work on rationalized corporate group restructuring and pave the way for a potential listing (legal standpoint).
  • Overall broad legal knowledge (corporate law, litigations, labor law, IP, civil, commercial, capital markets, etc.).
  • Anticipate issues and assess risk strategically.
  • Identify proactive solutions that will eliminate or mitigate risks.
  • Base your decision-making process on ethics and integrity.
  • Establish relationship of trust and respect with key stakeholders.
  • Draft agreements that minimize risks and maximize legal rights.
  • Deal with complex, significant matters that cut across legal and related business areas.
  • Keep abreast of legislative changes.
  • Liaise with authorities regarding legal matters, interaction and/or coordination with notaries, external counsels, clients or partners and negotiate fees and transactions in group best (corporate) interests and align partners/service providers to the possible extent.
  • Develop and improve corporate policies and procedures. Ensure contracts comply with all relevant policies and procedures.
  • Ensure that Luxembourg legal department adopts a collaborative approach as regards its coordination and involvement with cross-jurisdiction legal departments and cross-jurisdiction legal matters.

Requirements

Requirements and Essential Knowledge

  • Master Degree in Law/LLM, MA or BSc in Business Administration an asset, Bar exam
  • Relevant professional experience (12+ years). In particular a combined experience of both law firm and in-house practice (cross jurisdiction) would be an asset.
  • Ideal candidate with legal proficiency as regards Corporate, Civil and Commercial laws (IP law an asset), ideally with prior capital markets exposure and sound knowledge of the Luxembourgish and EU legislative environment and procedures. Knowledge of U.S. system would be an asset.
  • Ideal candidate with excellent drafting skills as regards civil/commercial transactions (IP law an asset) and/or corporate resolutions (legal corporate management and related).
  • Excellent judgement and analytical skills, sound legal reasoning, ability to develop legal strategy and objectives.
  • Excellent communication, organizational, management, problem-solving and good follow-through skills with successful pattern to lead the team to achieve tight deadlines and deliver sound advices and error free contracts.
  • Capability to work independently and as part of, and head of, legal team (to be composed of 7 members) and also cross-department with a client-oriented approach (proactivity and accountability driven).
  • Ability to operate and thrive in a high-paced, changing work environment.
  • Ability to convey team oriented and collaborative attitude within the legal department in order to support at best group business units and business on a timely basis.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work on a broad variety of contracts and related matters.
  • Must possess professional maturity, business minded, can-do attitude with excellent corporate communication skills and ability to influence at executive level.
  • Fluent English and French is a must



What’s in it for you

  • The opportunity to have huge and amazing influence, in what we know will be a career-defining role.
  • The skills and experience you bring add to our collective strength. In addition to all the exciting things that lay in store for you, we offer an attractive compensation package along with a generous relocation package to help you move.
  • We take pride in ensuring that you remain healthy and offer private health insurance for when you don’t feel so great.
  • We believe in working hard as well as taking time off to recharge. On top of the 26 days of annual leave, you get additional days the longer you work with us.
  • And lastly, a fun, friendly and collaborative work culture where we guarantee there is never a dull day!


During the recruitment process candidates will be requested to provide with a recent criminal record extract for background screening purpose.


Docler Holding is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in the power of a diverse team and we strive to create an inclusive environment that helps everyone be their authentic selves at work. Our squad is made up of more than 30 nationalities and it is this diversity that makes us who we are today.

Join the #DoclerSquad to create new and exciting things, to have fun, and help shape the #LifeAtDocler.


Are you ready to unleash your power?


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