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Legal Counsel



Berlin, Germany
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024

We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join our global team on an accelerated growth path! You will actively contribute by shaping our legal landscape at a very exciting period on the way to IPO. In this key role, you will have the opportunity to change the travel game by joining our ambition to build best-in-class legal processes and capabilities. Our vision of the future of travel is seamless, sustainable, and ethical. Join us on our journey to make top-quality service convenient and accessible worldwide

Your Challenge:

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the general counsel and senior leadership team, providing actionable and risk-based advice on a wide range of issues crucial to our company's success
  • Help shape legal and compliance strategy and processes as we scale up the company’s business and prepare for a potential IPO, including in the areas of data protection, corruption, mobility, competition law, consumer protection and sanctions
  • Play a vital role in ensuring our compliance with laws and regulations. You will have the opportunity to to oversee regulatory compliance matters, including managing regulatory relationships
  • Advise on the legal and business ramifications of various corporate and commercial initiatives, including M&A deals, finance rounds, a potential initial public offering or other exit, joint ventures and other significant commercial activities
  • Assist in implementing best practices for corporate governance, including setting up board processes and practices to comply with potentially applicable listing standards

About you:

  • Completed German State Exam in Law with excellent results
  • Minimum 4 years of relevant legal experience, ideally obtained in a well-regarded, international law firm. The ideal candidate will have gained experience in a transactional environment, such as corporate M&A, finance or competition law
  • Motivation and a passion for law mixed with a pragmatic work style and eagerness to progress
  • Interest in being a generalist. In this role, you will take on projects relating to a wide variety of important legal matters
  • Ability to independently manage projects and negotiate related agreements
  • Outstanding communication skills that allow you to interact with a wide variety of individuals and to convey legal facts clearly and simply
  • Fluency in English and German


We are Blacklane, providers of premium global chauffeur services. Our mission is to create true peace of mind for discerning travellers by delivering perfect experiences around the world and to inspire a better future. Blacklane is offering airport transfers, City-to-City commutes, In-city mobility chauffeur hailing and Chauffeur-by-the-hour in over 50 countries globally, either pre-booked or on-demand. Whether it’s for business or pleasure, Blacklane and its 300 employees and tens of thousands of chauffeur partners have the right premium transportation service for you. By changing how people move, we opened up new opportunities for our chauffeur providers and set industry standards for climate protection in the travel industry.

We believe in ethical business practices and have a strong company culture:

  • Continuous Learning: We believe that open and actionable feedback is the essential component of continuous development. Set your personal development plan and take an active role in our internal learning communities to progress your career.
  • Flexible Working: Even the most ambitious Blacklaner needs some time to unwind. Find out what works for you and your team with flexible working hours and home office days.
  • Become Part of the Crew: Get to know your fellow Blacklaners through our regular team socials. Our success comes from a collaboration of more than 350 people from 70 nations and we are looking for more exceptional people to join us!
  • Employee Stock Options Plan: We want all Blacklaners to benefit from the company's success, so every employee gets virtual stock options.
  • Fair Remuneration: We’ve banded salary levels and matched them to the local costs of living, meaning you’re always paid fairly and you know that the rest of the crew is too.
  • Sustainability: We care for both people and the planet, having launched the mobility's industry-first global carbon offset scheme in 2017. Blacklane plans to deliver 35% of global rides in EVs by year-end 2024, and 50% by the end of year 2025.
  • Equal Opportunity: We are committed to inclusion and diversity. A company is only as strong as its crew, so we developed a work environment that is inclusive, inspiring and open. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.
  • Blacklane Cares day: Every crew member receives 8 hours of paid leave per year to participate in volunteering initiatives of their choice or lead employee-driven community outreach projects. Utilize your time to lend hands to a cause that drives your passion.

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