Junior Legal Counsel/Legal Adviser, Legal Services Group EMEA – Fluent in German

  • Anywhere

Job Description

We are looking to recruit a new Junior Legal Counsel/Legal Adviser to join the team to provide centralised support for Oracle’s country-based lawyers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, undertaking a variety of tasks relating to contracts, legal documents and commercial transactions. In addition to working with Oracle’s country-based lawyers in English, this role will also provide support to Oracle’s lawyers in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in German. This role is ideally suited for a junior lawyer/legal adviser seeking experience in a multi-national environment, with the opportunity to develop legal, organisational and communication skills and to work with experienced lawyers in multiple jurisdictions. The role can be based in Romania, Czech Republic or Slovakia.

The role will be reporting into the Senior Legal Director for the EMEA Legal Services Group, with some day to day management from various country-based lawyers.


Main responsibilities:

  • Liaison with local country legal teams.
  • Review and negotiation of non-disclosure, teaming and similar agreements.
  • Local Country Legal Support, including dealing with:
    • Assignments/novations and similar requests;
    • RfP and pre-sales documentation reviews;
    • Review of draft flowdowns of non-standard customer contract terms to subcontractors.
  • Deal Support to Oracle’s Deal Management team including review and drafting of contract clauses.
  • Working with Compliance and Ethics team to respond to customer requests in relation to Oracle’s Compliance and Ethics policies.



  1. Full legal qualification preferred and a Masters’ Degree in international law or other relevant area of law is an advantage.
  2. 1-4 years post qualification experience would be preferred.
  3. Fluency in English and German is required.
  4. Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  5. Excellent organisational skills.
  6. Creative thinking and problem solving.
  7. Ability to perform under pressure.
  8. Ability to work in a team environment.
  9. High levels of responsiveness and adaptability.


Career Level – IC2


Responsible for providing legal advice to the organization. Close liaison to business in providing a variety of corporate and commercial legal services. May perform litigation on Oracle’s behalf or coordinates litigation and other legal, administrative or investigative actions handled by outside counsel. May draft, review, and negotiate major and/or non-standard technology contracts with public and private sector customers, including licensing agreements, professional services agreements, and cloud services agreements. May advise on legal issues involving government and regulatory compliance. Responds to ad hoc queries to include identification, analysis, and evaluation of risks in order to provide appropriate legal solutions. Works closely with other lawyers throughout Oracle and coordinates legal matters handled by outside lawyers. Demonstrates intermediate level general commercial or functional knowledge across a sub discipline within the individual’s specialty area(s), (e.g., general corporate law, antitrust/competition law, securities compliance and regulatory, employment law, immigration law, cloud transactions, data privacy, risk management asset-backed financing, contract management, intellectual property, trade secrets, advertising law, registration and other resolutions specific to the computer and technology industry)

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