Legal Corporate/M&A Counsel

Paris, Île-de-France, FranceFull-time

Company Description

One for All.

Deezer is a global music streaming service with over 53 millions of tracks and a leading presence in over 180 countries, with 14 million monthly active users.  

Behind the code and the pixels is our team of 500 music lovers, and we’re building something incredible together. Want in? If you’re looking for an adventure, not just a job, and you fancy seeing ideas come to life in a heartbeat, you’re in the right place.

One for All, and all for one! We stick together and trust each other.

How about you?

We are seeking a smart Legal Corporate/M&A Counsel to be part of our Legal Corporate/M&A team with respect to both day-to-day matters (e.g., preparation of board and shareholders’ meetings) and mid to long-term matters (e.g., M&A transactions, financing…).

You will join Deezer’s Finance, Human Capital & Legal division and will work closely with other teams across the group including, in particular, the Corporate Development team.

Job Description

What you will do

You will join a team of two comprising our VP Legal-Corporate/M&A and a junior counsel and reporting to the Chief Financial & Legal Officer. In this respect, you will advise primarily in the following areas:

  •  Legal aspects of M&A/joint-ventures matters; legal due diligence;
  • Corporate matters in relation to equity financing or the issuance of dilutive instruments (warrants, stock options, free shares…);
  • Preparation of board meetings and shareholders’ meetings of Deezer S.A. and its subsidiaries;
  • Management of shareholders’ agreement matters (e.g., preemption procedure);
  • Supervision of foreign local attorneys with respect to corporate matters of foreign subsidiaries (including setting-up or restructuration of subsidiaries);
  • Setting-up and managing an efficient legal corporate internal record keeping system;
  • Setting-up and managing both access to legal corporate documentation and corporate legal watch within the group.

Other areas of work include real estate, insurance, management package/HR and compliance matters across the group (20+ offices worldwide).

Qualifications

What we are looking for:

  • Masters’ degree in law; French bar exam is a strong plus;
  • Experience in a law firm or/and in a company’s legal department (international experience would be a plus); this opportunity can be your first job experience;
  • Analytical skills. Ability to consolidate, structure and draft information clearly;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Interest in the high tech world and private equity industry;
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization; 
  • English - Fluent both written and verbal.

Additional Information

LIFE @DEEZER

  • Start-up philosophy
  • Highly motivated and product-focused people ready to drive innovation
  • Opportunities to share your love for music (in-house bands, gigs, piano, guitars…)
  • Hackathons & meetups
  • Friday drinks, summer and winter parties
  • A stocked kitchen with free drinks and snacks
  • Areas to relax and collaborate with beanbags and table football
  • An ‘at home’ vibe, with great outdoor spaces
  • Gym access at Deezer HQ with lunch-time yoga, pilates and boxing classes