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Legal Trainee (Referendar) M&A (m/f/d)

Country:  Germany
City:  Aachen
Department:  Corporate Functions
Job ID:  41339

Our Corporate Functions teams make sure everything at Grünenthal runs smoothly by bringing together people with a wide range of skills – from experts in finance, IT, HR, law and compliance through to business strategists and creative media minds. If you’re a great collaborator and a strong communicator, you’ll feel right at home here. Join our team and join forces with colleagues across our business to maximise our company’s positive impact on patients and their families.


What the job looks like
Each day you'll enjoy a variety of challenges, such as:

  • Deep involvement in complex multi-jurisdictional M&A transactions as well as other business development activities from day 1
  • Variety of interesting tasks embedded in a highly qualified, speedy and welcoming team
  • Comprehensive insights into the way of working of an international legal department, enjoying flexible working hours
  • Cross-functional interaction and cooperation with multiple internal stakeholders
  • Hands-on experience in all stages of the M&A processes until integration, including drafting, negotiating and revising various types of M&A-related documents as well as commercial and other (operational) agreements in close alignment with experienced lawyers


What you'll bring to the table
To make the most of this role and truly thrive, you should have:

  • An above average German first state exam (Erstes Staatsexamen)
  • Economic understanding, entrepreneurial approach and the ability to transfer the same into concrete legal advice, combined with the right degree of pragmatism
  • Team player qualities and very good intercultural social skills
  • Sound knowledge of general legal principles
  • Excellent German and English communication skills


What are some of the local benefits

  • Flexible working hours and a well-balanced mixture of on-site work (Aachen, Germany) and home-office
  • Attractive remuneration in line with the market
  • International team that will closely support your learning experience and integrate you from the very first day


Are you motivated to join forces with our Global Legal department and contribute as an integrative team member who is fun and easy to work with?
We are looking forward to hearing from you!


About Grünenthal

Grünenthal is a global leader in pain management and related diseases. As a science-based, fully-integrated pharmaceutical company, we have a long track record of bringing innovative treatments and state-of-the-art technologies to patients worldwide. Our purpose is to change lives for the better – and innovation is our passion. We are focusing all of our activities and efforts on working towards our vision of a world free of pain.

Grünenthal is headquartered in Aachen, Germany, and has affiliates in 28 countries across Europe, Latin America and the US. Our products are available in approx. 100 countries. In 2022, Grünenthal employed around 4,400 people and achieved revenues of € 1.7 bn.

Your HR contact:
Hannah Klötzer

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