General Counsel

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General Counsel

Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners (DTCP) is Deutsche Telekom's investment management group. With over $1.6 billion under management and advisory, and a portfolio of over 60 companies, we provide venture capital, special situation investments, and advisory services to the technology, media and telecommunications sectors. We are looking to add a General Counsel in Hamburg, as we continue to grow our platform.


As General Counsel your tasks will include, among others:

  • Coordinate all corporate and investment related legal aspects of operations
  • Ensure adherence to requirements under European Regulation as Alternative Investment Fund Manager
  • Act as Compliance Officer for DTCP and further develop DTCP’s existing compliance framework regarding e.g. Anti-Corruption, Insider Trading, AML, GDPR and compliance with laws in general
  • Advise the management of the firm in all aspects of Law, Regulation and Compliance
  • Coordination of specialized legal advisors


You have 5-10 years professional experience as a lawyer in a renowned law firm, corporation or preferentially an investment fund or bank. You bring relevant experiences in advising or representing firms in the Finance industry. Furthermore, you have the following skills and experiences:

  • First and second state examination in Germany, in each case with the mark „vollbefriedigend“ or better
  • Preferably an additional international degree, e.g. Master of Laws, LLM or one or more years of working as a lawyer abroad.
  • Fluent English and German, both spoken & written
  • Firm in German and ideally US / UK legal regime as well as regulatory frameworks applied in the investment industry

On a personal level, you convince through:

  • Team working skills and flexibility
  • Performance-oriented work ethics, commitment and capacity to work autonomously
  • Strong communication and active listening skills
  • Willingness to learn and intellectual curiosity


Oliver Schmaeschke
Chief of Staff
Deutsche Telekom Capital Partners Management GmbH


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