About Teqball Teqball is an innovative international group with operations in Budapest, Dublin, Los Angeles and Shanghai. We are involved in the design, manufacture and sale of our own sports equipment and sports technology, whilst also driving our TEQ™ sports to the forefront of international sport recognition.
The local team Seated in Budapest, Teqball Kft. is providing a wide range of global business support services to our affiliates while also driving the production and distribution of the products mentioned above.
The Legal team is responsible for providing legal support, guidance and advice to implement good practices to the entire corporate group, including the international federations governing our TEQ™ sports (Teqball – International Federation of Teqball, Table Volleyball – International Table Volleyball Federation).
The position We are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join our high performing and ambitious in-house legal team.
Reporting to the Legal Director of the Teqball Group, the position requires provision of legal support on all legal issues arising from our operations from commercial, compliance and sports law perspective.
Commercial and contractual support: providing legal advice to the various departments (i.e. production, logistics, etc.) and internal support functions such as procurement, finance, HR, IT, marketing and the opportunity to be the legal lead on high-level projects; advising on, preparing, negotiating, reviewing agreements.
Regulatory compliance: Contentious and non-contentious, such as providing legal input on compliance and regulatory matters and responding to regulatory inquiries; reviewing and advising on internal policies and systems.
Sports law: Providing legal support on various sports-related legal matters in connection with the operation of FITEQ, ITVF, their members and affiliates.
Claims management / dispute resolution: advising and handling claims including amicable settlement of disputes, actively managing the handling of claims by external lawyers / providers;
Data Protection: Supporting the group’s compliance with applicable data protection laws, including advising on contractual obligations, data subjects’ requests, impact assessments, conducting data mapping, preparing privacy notices and policies.
Supporting the team’s junior members in their work.
Our team benefits from a diverse and challenging workload supporting those at all levels within our business teams with pragmatic, adaptable and commercial legal advice.
Skills and attributes for success:
An enthusiastic and positive attitude;
Strong organisation skills and a proven ability to prioritise and meet deadlines;
Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation, drafting skills;
Great attention to detail;
The ability to use own initiative and to take an innovative approach to challenges faced by the business;
Demonstrable commitment to the attributes of our highest performing teams – focus on results, accepting of accountability, commercial mindset (“can do will do” attitude);
Keeps calm and copes well with conflicting and ever-changing deadlines;
Ability to lead, provide a view, take responsibility and ownership of issues, including an ability to take difficult decisions and provide substantiated arguments;
Commercial awareness of the business issues facing us as we evolve, coupled with an active desire to get alongside our business, offering legal insight and support;
Ability to thrive in our fast-paced collaborative culture.
JD obtained in a Hungarian law school;
At least 5 years of post-qualification experience - Gained either in a reputable law firm and/or in-house with civil law and/or commercial focus;
Native Hungarian speaker with fluent English skills.
Knowledge of other foreign languages;
Experience and/or interest in manufacturing products and sports law.
What we offer:
Competitive salary and additional benefits
Closed, guarded parking area
Free sports activities
Participation in exciting new projects
Modern, innovative, international working environment
Great opportunity for learning and self-improvement