(Senior) Manager Legal in Frankfurt

(Senior) Manager Legal in Frankfurt

Office       Germany

Ranked among the top three corporate service providers globally, Vistra's specialist colleagues provide tailored trust, fiduciary, fund and corporate services.

Vistra has a diverse global workforce of more than 4,000 people across over 40 jurisdictions throughout the Americas, Europe, Middle, East, and Asia Pacific.

Vistra in Germany is one of the leading providers of corporate, advisory and real estate services in Germany, employing over 250 qualified professionals at 6 locations.

Vistra offers you the opportunity to be part of a dynamic industry that is expanding its services and coverage in an increasingly global world. We also give you the chance to join an industry leader that is in major growth mode.

Come and work alongside talented colleagues who bring expertise across a range of business disciplines, from legal, tax, accounting, finance, investment and compliance to IT, operations, business development, marketing and HR.


Key Responsibilities

  • Maintain and develop relationships with a portfolio of international clients and advisors

  • Provide market entry advice to clients, including corporate structuring and formations

  • Support with acquisitions and reorganisations of client structures

  • Advise clients on day-to-day corporate house keeping, contract management, and corporate and tax compliance in Germany

  • Draft standard legal documents such as agreements, minutes & resolutions, proxies, etc.

  • Manage statutory responsibilities including filing reports, accounts, tax returns, etc.

  • Manage filing deadlines  and keep client files in good legal and financial standing

  • Wind up companies (by liquidation or merger)

  • Provide assistance with the client due diligence process and the collection of KYC information


Qualifications and other requirements

  • Fully qualified lawyer (“Volljurist”) specializing in corporate/M&A, private equity or tax

  • Demonstrate in-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of substantive law and legal procedures and knowledge of related disciplines

  • Delivery focused problem solver with organisational and prioritisation skills

  • Attention to detail and deadline-oriented with a focus on quality and client service

  • Act as a resource for colleagues with less experience; may lead projects of small to medium scale with considerable risks and complexity
  • A minimum of 5 years relevant working experience

  • Proven track record in dealing with international clients and advisors

  • Experience in legal or financial services industry is an advantage

  • Good command of MS office (Word, Excel and Outlook)

  • Excellent communication skills in both spoken and written English and German

How to apply

If you meet the requirements, please send your detailed CV (English) to;

HR Manager Katharina Klein
recruitment.germany@vistra.com
+49 221 800 508 17

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