Legal Counsel

Lisbon

English

Damia Portugal Lda. is seeking a qualified and experienced Legal Counsel to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will play a crucial role in providing legal guidance and support to various departments within the organization. This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled legal professional to contribute to the success and growth of our company and be able to work independently in a remote work setup although should be based in the Lisbon area.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct legal research and provide timely and accurate advice on various legal issues;
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of contracts, agreements, and legal documents;
  • Ensure compliance with local and international laws and regulations;
  • Represent the company in legal proceedings, as required;
  • Collaborate with internal teams to address legal concerns and provide strategic advice;
  • Stay updated on changes in legislation and communicate relevant information to the organization;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of legal policies and procedures;
  • Handle legal matters related to intellectual property, employment, and corporate governance.
 

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Law; Master's degree or equivalent is a plus;
  • 2 years of experience as a practicing attorney, preferably in a corporate setting;
  • Strong knowledge of Portuguese labor and commercial law;
  • Proven experience in managing Visa processes for international employees: demonstrated ability to handle various visa types, ensuring compliance with legal requirements, and adeptly managing the documentation and application procedures involved in the international employee visa acquisition process;
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills;
  • A Plus if you have Experience in typical contexts practiced in the IT market, such as EOR (Employer of Record), RPO (Recruitment Process Outsourcing and IT Outsourcing, and similar practices.
  • Excellent command of English and Portuguese both written and spoken.
 

Perks:

  • HBO & Spotify for free;
  • Remote-friendly work, although some activities are required to be at the office;
  • Flexible working hours;
  • Health Insurance;
  • 22 off-days per year plus Christmas, New Year's Eve, Carnival, and Birthday off;
  • Friday afternoon off - start enjoying your weekend earlier!
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