Legal Counsel - Norican Group


To strengthen our team in the office in Metelen or Wiehl (Hybrid Working), we are looking for an experienced Legal Counsel to assist the General Counsel in a wide variety of general commercial and corporate matters.

What you will be doing:

  • Be a key contact and legal advisor to the sales team, and support functions for our business in Germany (Wheelabrator and StrikoWestofen).
  • Ensure Norican has legally robust contracts which are in line with Norican policies.
  • Help to create a culture of trust and confidence with internal and external parties.
  • Lead on reviewing, drafting, and negotiating contracts with customers and other third parties.
  • Prepare legal assessments, risk evaluations and decision recommendations for internal approval.
  • Liaise with external counsel on litigation, intellectual property, property, and corporate matters.
  • Support the Norican Group General Counsel on wider group matters.
  • Support and develop training and resources to help implement a “self-serve” model for the group.

Benefits of joining us to Shape Industry

Work with a successful global team, which is undergoing significant change, including the introduction of digital AI solutions Be part of for a sustainability conscious company who cares about the planet and who in 2021 signed up to the Science Based Targets Initiative. Join a industry leading, innovative organization  Have your career development fully supported.

  • An exciting and varied role in a friendly team.
  • Training tailored to your experience, and the support you need to be a success.
  • A role in a business with innovative and technically sophisticated products.
  • A pleasant working atmosphere characterized by appreciation, support and competence.
  • Personal and professional development opportunities.
  • Flexible working hours and an attractive salary.
  • Job bike leasing.


Professional experience:


  • German qualified lawyer.
  • Previously worked in a law firm or in-house legal department.
  • General commercial and/or corporate experience.
  • Experience of dealing with commercial contracts.
  • International experience is desirable.

About you:

  • Personable and engaging.
  • Able to prioritise efficiently, and flex to accommodate business needs.
  • Confident influencing at all levels.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Business fluent German and English skills, both written and spoken.


If you like to actively Shape Industries of the future, take responsibility, and become part of an agile and diverse team, we are looking forward to your application.

We look forward to receiving your detailed application, including your salary requirements and earliest possible starting date, online or by e-mail to Isabel Bernaisch:

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