Legal Counsel (m/f/d)

USA, Full time



  • You will provide transactional legal support on Picus’ investments and divestitures across a wide range of industries and with a focus on the US and Latin America in close coordination with our investment team. This will include conducting due diligence, reviewing, negotiating and drafting a wide range of agreements and working with external legal counsel on the same.

  • You will be part of our legal team and act as the dedicated person for any US and other common law related legal matters.

  • You will contribute to building the legal department and framework at Picus, including developing best practices and standardizing investment documents and other agreements.

  • You will provide legal support to our investment team with respect to portfolio companies and other investments, including reorganizations, financings and exits.

  • You will provide legal advice to other internal stakeholders such as the Finance and HR teams on a variety of legal, regulatory and compliance matters, as well as on-going operational matters, including employment issues and other matters.

  • You will support Picus' portfolio companies as a sparring partner for any legal related aspects.

  • You will develop and build relationships with external law firms and other professional advisors.

  • While you will work globally, across all jurisdictions in which Picus is active, there will be a significant focus on the United States and other common law jurisdictions as well as on Latin America.



Picus Capital is a leading technology investor operating globally. We partner with ambitious & daring founding teams on their quest to build category-defining technology firms. We aim to be an entrepreneurial sparring partner for visionary founders from ideation to IPO and beyond. A privately financed structure enables us to invest permanent, flexible and long-term capital in a multitude of sectors.

Our young & hungry team has big ambitions and is unique in how we mirror the founders we work with, constantly reimagining the status quo. We strive to provide the best possible support to positively impact a venture's long-term success. Our perspective is global and diverse as we operate as a single aligned team across offices in Munich, Berlin, London, New York, Bangalore, Beijing and Stockholm. We believe in technological disruption across all geographies and industries and are guided by our own continuously-challenged hypotheses. At Picus, we share the mindset of an entrepreneur and actively drive the change we envision to see in the world.



  • You have strong communication and organizational skills and spend superior attention to detail.

  • You are willing to take a high level of responsibility and able to work reliably and independently.
  • You are eager to learn about new things.

  • You are a team player with an exceptional work ethic and have the ability to balance a number of transactions at the same time and prioritize matters in order to ensure that Picus closes transactions quickly and within the expected time frame.

  • You are a qualified Juris Doctor and have at least 2 years of legal experience at a top law firm (venture capital or private equity team), a venture capital fund or a large startup or scaleup (corporate department).

  • You have experience in negotiating and drafting venture capital and/or private equity investment documents and managing technology transactions. 

  • You have strong written and oral communication skills to, among other things, negotiate transactions and keep relevant stakeholders informed.

  • You are fluent in English both in writing and speaking, German is a plus.

Mindset & Passion: 
  • We believe in passionate ownership and seek people who thrive in a dynamic environment with maximum ownership & responsibility. Each member of the team is excited by our mission and those who thrive in this environment have a hunger for technology investing and exploring real entrepreneurship.

  • We’re seeking new team members who are genuinely excited to fulfill our mission in supporting daring founders to reimagine the way we live and work.



Global network: 
Engage in conversations with exceptional founders, experts and other stakeholders in the tech ecosystem. As part of these efforts, you will build and maintain a valuable personal network across the globe.

We have an ambitious, entrepreneurial and caring company culture with very high standards, enabling you to take full responsibility early on. You will continuously interact with a global team, collaborate with colleagues across 7 offices and learn about each region’s ecosystems.

Personal mentor: 
During the onboarding process you will receive a personal mentor at Picus who will provide guidance and support as part of regular mentoring sessions.

Educational leave program:
Do you want to continue your education after a few years of work experience? No problem - our educational leave program will financially support you on your way.

Learning & Development: 
Regular formal 360° feedback processes and a training budget of $ 3,000 per year will be provided to support your personal development at Picus.

Office rotation program: 
Gain international work experience and take advantage of the opportunity to work from one of our international offices.



Picus is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We celebrate diversity and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender (including pregnancy and gender identity), national, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, age, veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements, competence and merit. 

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