Corporate Counsel

Munich
Legal – Legal
Full Time
PPRO is growing rapidly, and we are on the lookout for new team members to join our exciting business. At PPRO, we empower each other to be bold, creative and take responsibility for our actions, while always raising the bar. Therefore, a successful team members will also be one who thrives in this work environment.

If you think you fit the bill, we’d like to hear from you!

We are looking for a Corporate Counsel in Munich with in-house experience and expertise in corporate law.  As part of the PPRO legal team, you will collaborate with internal stakeholders in particular the finance department and executive management and you will report directly to the Director of Legal and Compliance, also located in Munich.  

Your Responsibilities
You will be part of a legal team comprised of five in-house lawyers. You will support our growing payments business with a key focus on corporate matters in Germany and management of corporate affairs at a global level together with local counsel. You will work closely on financing projects and on other international projects including the set up and incorporation of new legal entities.

 Services relating to the establishment, maintenance, administration, and liquidation of entities worldwide.Statutory changes (e.g. changes of company name, business object, financial year, share capital, etc.) in front of the notary;Convening, arranging, and administering board/shareholders meetings and minute taking;Keeping and maintaining of statutory records and corporate files;Optimising the legal repository so that it is an efficient and well managed tool for storing critical legal documentation Who are youYou have a German law degree5+ years working experience as a Company Secretary/Corporate Counsel in private practice and / or in-houseExcellent verbal and communication skills in English and German are requiredYou have a motivated dedicated approach and show a high attention to detail in all aspects of your workYou also possess highly developed analytical skills as well as solution-oriented thinkingYou have an open, flexible and team-oriented personality, your self-motivation as well as your excellent communication skills enable you to contribute to the team success  Who are wePPRO helps people to pay and get paid. Our technology and expertise overcome barriers to help online merchants sell goods and services, wherever in the world, they want to. While PPRO has been running for 13 years, we still maintain a flexible startup environment, where every idea is heard, and there’s always room for improvement.We have offices in Singapore, London, Munich, Cologne, Berlin, Luxembourg, Atlanta, San Francisco, Mexico City and Sao Paulo with a diverse group of more than 30 nationalities -- all united around one goal -- to deliver the best possible products and services to our partners and customers. While our company mission is to keep innovating in the global digital commerce field, our internal mission is to do so while encouraging a culture of embracing change, collaboration, building trust and always raising the bar. What we offerLearn the latest ways in which companies are run and products are built.Grow your expertise and career in one of the fastest-growing companies at the forefront of the fast-growing digital payments revolution—without all the stuff slowing you down in big companies.Gain experience in one of the top 5 industries: Next to biotech, 3D printing, the Internet of Things and AI, FinTech is one of the hottest industries out there.Be well rewarded for good performance, proactivity and creativity.Carry out challenging and interesting tasks at the forefront of the online payments movement.Learn how to get along with just about anybody worldwide. You will work with a highly motivated team comprising members of more than 20 nationalities.     

This is a varied role with day to day duties including:

    • Services relating to the establishment, maintenance, administration, and liquidation of entities worldwide
    • Statutory changes (e.g. changes of company name, business object, financial year, share capital, etc.) in front of the notary
    • Convening, arranging, and administering board/shareholders meetings and minute taking
    • Keeping and maintaining of statutory records and corporate files
    • Optimising the legal repository so that it is an efficient and well managed tool for storing critical legal documentation

Who are you

    • You have a German law degree
    • 5+ years working experience as a Company Secretary/Corporate Counsel in private practice and / or in-house
    • Excellent verbal and communication skills in English and German are required
    • You have a motivated dedicated approach and show a high attention to detail in all aspects of your work
    • You also possess highly developed analytical skills as well as solution-oriented thinking
    • You have an open, flexible and team-oriented personality, your self-motivation as well as your excellent communication skills enable you to contribute to the team success 

What we offer

    • Learn the latest ways in which companies are run and products are built
    • Grow your expertise and career in one of the fastest-growing companies at the forefront of the fast-growing digital payments revolution—without all the stuff slowing you down in big companies
    • Gain experience in one of the top 5 industries: Next to biotech, 3D printing, the Internet of Things and AI, FinTech is one of the hottest industries out there
    • Be well rewarded for good performance, proactivity and creativity
    • Carry out challenging and interesting tasks at the forefront of the online payments movement
    • Learn how to get along with just about anybody worldwide. You will work with a highly motivated team comprising members of more than 20 nationalities.


PPRO helps people to pay and get paid. Our technology and expertise overcome barriers to help online merchants sell goods and services, wherever in the world, they want to. While PPRO has been running for 13 years, we still maintain a flexible startup environment, where every idea is heard, and there’s always room for improvement.

We have offices in Singapore, London, Munich, Cologne, Berlin, Luxembourg, Atlanta, San Francisco, Mexico City and Sao Paulo with a diverse group of more than 30 nationalities -- all united around one goal -- to deliver the best possible products and services to our partners and customers. While our company mission is to keep innovating in the global digital commerce field, our internal mission is to do so while encouraging a culture of embracing change, collaboration, building trust and always raising the bar.