Head of Legal (m/f/d)

Infront was started with the desire to challenge the status quo and build a smarter alternative to financial market data technology. Today, we offer a powerful combination of global market data, electronic trading, news, and analytics along with data and feed solutions, solutions for portfolio management and advisory, regulatory compliance as well as publication and distribution solutions. All built to be modular and scalable to suit your needs.

Our solutions serve 3,600 customers with over 90,000 professional users. With support for their complete workflow, financial professionals can manage investment decisions, reduce costs, adapt to fast-changing market requirements and work more efficiently with ever-increasing amounts of information – quickly, easily and flexibly.

With more than 500 employees in 13 countries across Europe and South Africa, we are close to you, and we understand your local requirements. Our experts work tirelessly to meet the challenges of our clients, ensuring you continuously receive the best solutions and services.

Infront is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange.

About the Role

Do you want to do things differently? Then it’s about time you joined Infront!

We have a brand-new role available for an experienced commercial lawyer. As Head of Legal, you will be based in our Frankfurt office, and will have overall responsibility of all compliance related issues across the Infront Group.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Overall responsibility of all compliance related issues across Infront Group (works council, GDPR, M&A, anti-bribery etc.)
  • General responsibility of all legal issues incl. “housekeeping” (board secretary)
  • You will be an important contributor to ensuring solid risk management across the Group
  • Developing a legal function at Infront, working closely with our existing team of legal professionals (currently 3 employees who focus on customer contracts)

 

 

 

Who you are

  • You have a law degree, and admission to practice law in a civil or common law jurisdiction (EU countries, US or commonwealth jurisdictions are an asset) and/or a LL.M in finance, business or corporate (preferable)
  • Relevant legal experience at a top law firm, start-up and/or in-house legal department
  • You are tech savvy, and are someone who knows how to use technology to become more efficient
  • Easily adaptable to a multicultural environment
  • You have experience drafting and negotiating complex agreements
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with meticulous attention to detail
  • Fluent English is essential, German skills and further languages will be considered a plus
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively with little supervision in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • You are passionate about achieving great results, you're detail-oriented and resourceful, with excellent follow-through skills and are able to handle multiple projects simultaneously
  • You're resilient, innovative, trustworthy and comfortable with high levels of uncertainty, responsibility and self-direction
  • Finance and banking law, knowledge of securitisations, factoring and compliance expertise is useful, alongside commercial experience

 

Why join Infront?

Infront offers exciting projects in an innovative and international environment, with current models and new technologies that are unique in Europe. We have a professional work culture and environment with a start-up character, with the advantage of being an established company. You have the freedom to contribute your own ideas and will be given the opportunity to develop yourself professional and personally. We have a team-oriented and dynamic working environment, with flat hierarchies and very good long term career opportunities

Additional benefits:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Subsidised public transport
  • Subsidised bicycle leasing
  • Capital-forming benefits
  • Flexible working environment and good work/life balance