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Legal Counsel (f/m/x)



Posted on Friday, May 24, 2024

Do you want to use your passion and talent to make consumption more sustainable?

We're Europe's fastest-growing marketplace for refurbished products, empowering customers to acquire items up to 40% cheaper while making a substantial impact on reducing CO2 emissions compared to buying new devices.

Since our launch in February 2017, we grew to more than 300 employees and expanded across the European region. Throughout this journey, we've successfully concluded three substantial funding rounds, selling hundreds of thousands of products. Thanks to our team's efforts, we were recognized as the Top Employer in the DACH region (2023 and 2024) by Kununu and secured the title of an ACM Preferred Employer (2023).

Join our dynamic team as a Legal Counsel, where you will leverage your expertise in Austrian corporate law, e-commerce, and technology regulations to drive corporate transformation, ensure compliance, and support strategic initiatives in a fast-paced environment!


  • You have at least 5 years of work experience in an in-house legal department of a company or in a law firm.
  • You have a strong understanding of Austrian corporate law, and experience in e-commerce, platform and technology regulations.
  • You are experienced in corporate, tax and capital structuring, corporate governance matters.
  • You are strongly motivated to tackle legal projects in other domains relevant to our business where necessary.
  • You have excellent communication skills in English and German, both verbal and written.
  • You have great strategic thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to anticipate legal risks and develop proactive solutions to mitigate them.
  • You have proven project and stakeholder-management skills to master larger corporate transformations.
  • You enjoy working in a fast-paced, rapidly evolving environment.
  • You have a degree in Austrian/German Law.
  • Knowledge of capital market law and/or M&A experience is a plus but not a must.


  • Evaluate and manage the implementation of corporate transformation projects.
  • Be responsible for our company’s corporate governance matters.
  • Ensure that our company is compliant with current and future e-commerce, technology and platform regulations.
  • Develop and implement legal strategies aligned with the company's growth objectives.
  • Provide legal guidance and support for strategic initiatives and business projects.
  • Oversee the drafting, review, and negotiation of contracts with suppliers, vendors, partners, and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure that contracts protect the company's interests and comply with relevant laws and regulations.
  • Oversee compliance with data protection laws and ensure the security of customer data and company information.


Our Culture and Values:

  • Decisions should be made based on facts and not by hierarchy levels? We sure think so!
  • We embrace giving and receiving feedback, testing and welcoming new ideas, as well as sharing our knowledge across the company.
  • You fail sometimes? Well, so do we! We’re all just human, let’s not cry about it but learn from our mistakes to improve in the future!
  • No matter who you love, where you’re from, who you pray to, whether you pee sitting down or standing up – we are a bunch of talented people who enjoy spending our time making a difference!

Personal & Professional Development:

  • You can take unlimited number of trainings we are offering you through LinkedIn learning.
  • Additionally, we are partnering with Likeminded, offering you private sessions with experts for your personal growth and mental health.


  • We trust you to do the best job, so we don't care so much when you do it – you are able to self-organize.
  • Work from home or in our modern and sustainable office in the heart of Vienna – we love dogs, so feel free to bring your furry little buddy too. And yes, there are free fruit, coffee & drinks in the office 😊

…and much more! See https://careers.refurbed.com/ for further insights!