Legal Counsel - Corporate & Commercial

Legal - Paris, Île-de-France, France / Permanent

We believe in a future where inner cities are free of cars, congestion and pollution. By offering our dockless electrical scooters and bikes as convenient alternatives for short-distance travel, we believe we can make that future possible. Our mission is to free our cities with clean rides for everyone in Europe and beyond. Founded in Europe, Dott is comprised of a highly experienced team of inquisitive minds in mobility and tech. What we do today has a tangible impact on tomorrow. We reached our in-house sustainability target of 100% renewable energy, and ensure equitability in our communities through collaborating with city charities, officials and safety boards. We are looking for a Legal Counsel to join our growing Legal team. You will play a key role in organizing our corporate structure and negotiating commercial contracts. You will report directly to the Senior Legal counsel, and can be located in either of our offices in Amsterdam, Paris or Lyon. 

What you'll do

  • Draft and negotiate a variety of legal agreements with a focus on commercial and corporate contracts.
  • Act as the dedicated country Lawyer for a number of territories  which will involve handling all day-to-day legal matters for those regions, including tender support, property, transactional, employment and corporate.
  • Ensure that our App, website and user terms are legally compliant in all the jurisdictions in which we operate.
  • Review and negotiate insurance policies and advise the business on our insurance coverage and obligations. 
  • Assess and advise on legal risks, propose clear and constructive solutions and challenge business decisions from a legal perspective.
  • Advise and update internal stakeholders on laws and regulations which impact Dott’s business.

What you'll need

  • Admitted as an attorney in at least one European jurisdiction
  • 4 years relevant working experience (comprising both in-house and law firm) 
  • Expertise in corporate law, general commercial law, and contract negotiations
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities with minimal supervision under tight deadlines
  • Proactive attitude and the ability to thrive in a dynamic work environment
  • Good sense of humour
  • Basic understanding of data protection (including GDPR) and consumer laws is a plus
  • Fluent in English and French. Being fluent in Italian, German or Polish is a plus
  • Excellent business judgment, interpretation and communication skills

What’s in it for me? 🌎  An international environment: over 55 nationalities across 9 countries: Belgium, Netherlands, France, Germany, Poland, Spain, Italy, Finland Norway and the UK.   🌿 Impact : An Opportunity to play your part working for a company that is actively addressing some of the current climate concerns worldwide, doing everything we can to be as sustainable as possible. 💡 Opportunities to learn : You will have an opportunity to learn and grow throughout your position. ❓Transparency: Weekly Q&A sessions with our leadership, honest discussions about how we are progressing and our growth in all of our markets. 💜 People-first: We are here to support all of our employees, and have partnered with MindMatters to ensure our employees mental health is top of mind in these difficult times. Benefits we offer: 🏡 Flexible working environment, do you want to work from home? Two days from the office? Or fully in the office? It's your choice, just let us know!  🪑 Assistance with a WFH station 💰 A fair and competitive salary package 🚀 Employee Stock/Equity plan  🌍 Relocation package and visa sponsorship available  👶 Parental policy Closing & equal opportunities employer statement Come as you are Dott is an equal opportunities employer. We invest in diversity, ensure equality and encourage expression. We have a zero-tolerance policy for harassment, bias or discrimination towards applicants and employees.  Want to join us for the ride? Let’s do this right – together.