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Legal Counsel (gn)

Available from October 6, 2023

Are you tired of working for a company or law firm that doesn't share your values? Do you want to contribute your legal experience to a startup that has made climate protection through energy efficiency its mission?

With our self-learning radiator control, our customers save up to 32% on heating costs & CO2 emissions. Founded in Hamburg in 2016, our products are now used in companies and municipalities throughout Germany. With our energy saving solution and its further development, we want to continue to grow and thus make our contribution to the energy transition.

As a Legal Counsel (gn) at vilisto, you will be our legal contact and sparring partner on a wide range of topics. Through your own expertise and the use of external legal resources, you advise the departments as well as the management in various legal disciplines, always maintaining an overview of the legal requirements and legal security. In this way, you play a key role in vilisto's ongoing success story.

What you will do

  • You will be responsible for adapting our general terms and conditions, contracts with lead and installation partners, and reviewing and negotiating existing framework agreements with customers

  • You coordinate the communication with law firms and data protection officers for topics that require external support

  • You assess business risks and potential impacts and use your expertise to advise management and the respective teams on legal matters

  • You support our sales department in negotiations with our customers when legal issues need to be enforced in an expert and argumentative manner

  • You develop processes for legal and compliance issues

  • You check possible legal requirements (occupational safety, compliance, EU regulations, etc.) for our company, which may arise in the course of our growth

What you bring along

  • You have a relevant degree, e.g. as a fully qualified lawyer, graduate lawyer, or business lawyer

  • You have first work experience, ideally in a corporate context

  • You have solid expertise in the legal fields of business and commercial law

  • However, you also find entrepreneurial solutions through your hands-on mentality

  • You communicate fluently in German and English

What we offer

  • A job with meaning - Together we are working on our vision to create a world in which all people are mindful of their environment and, through innovation, only consume as much energy as they need for their well-being

  • A highly motivated team - In our quarterly team events you will experience that we also have a lot of fun together outside the office, our four-day summer camp is our highlight

  • Green mobility is important to us - For this reason, all our employees receive the Deutschlandticket

  • We support you and your family - To help you balance family and career, we pay half of your daycare costs up to €100 per month per child

  • Productivity and recreation go hand in hand - We offer 30 days of paid vacation

  • Get the job done - We give you a lot of freedom when it comes to when and where you work and offer flexible working time models in full and part time as well as the possibility to work remotely up to 80%

  • We promote your activity - Through our cooperation with Wellpass, you have access to over 7,500 partners from the sports and wellness network throughout Germany for just 18€ per month

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vilisto GmbH


  • Energy
  • Impact

Professional Fields

  • Legal

Work Experience

  • Experienced
  • Young Professional

Employment Type

  • Full time

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Company details

With our self-learning radiator thermostats, our customers save up to 32% on heating costs and CO2 emissions. Founded in Hamburg in 2016, our products are now used in companies and municipalities throughout Germany. By further implementing and constantly improving our energy-saving solution we strive to increase our contribution for a more sustainable future of the building sector.