Legal Intern

Buena is building the next generation of digital smart tools for an entrenched industry – property management. It’s stuck in the ‘90s and we’re raising the bar on what it means to own and rent apartments. This starts by putting people first and combining their insights with technology. It’s where hospitality meets consumer real estate and it’s about to reinvent an entire industry.

As our next Legal Intern, you'll be an essential enabler for our business operations to run smoothly, whilst also rethinking the structures behind how we let and rent.

About the role

  • In this role you will have the opportunity to experience what working as a legal professional in a dynamic, growing tech start-up is like.

  • Your daily duties will cover a wide range from supporting our operations team with sound legal advice, carefully reviewing and drafting legal documents and creating templates and cooperation agreements.

  • You will be supporting Buena's legal team by improving our core workflows and creating new ones as well as proactively handling dispute resolution to prevent litigation.

  • You'll also be in daily contact with our international Marketplace, Product teams and C-level.

  • We are looking for highly motivated individuals in the second half of their studies (Studiengang Staatsexamen) with an already solid legal expertise, available for at least 6 weeks and with a minimum of at least 16 hours/week.

  • This is an internship/working student opportunity with a competitive salary offer.

Who we're hiring

  • Currently pursuing German legal studies.

  • You are a pragmatic problem solver with an analytical mind.

  • You have the highest attention to detail and care about doing things right.

  • You have a flexible and positive attitude to comfortably work within a dynamic environment.

  • You have profound knowledge or proven interest in at least 3 of the following areas of law: tenancy, corporate, labor, compliance, contract design or litigation, and dispute resolution.

  • You are fluent in German as well as English.

  • Availability for a minimum of 6 weeks.

What you'll do here

  • You will enable operations to smoothly run daily business by providing sound and pragmatic legal advice.

  • You will support the legal team with building and improving workflows.

  • You will review and draft legal documents e.g., contract templates, general terms and conditions, and cooperation agreements.

  • You will handle dispute resolution and proactively provide the appropriate assistance in legal matters to the team to prevent litigation.

What we offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Remote-first, work from where you are most productive

  • MacBook of your choice

  • Home office equipment budget (for long-term engagement)

  • Regular in-person events and off sites

  • Quiet office with unassigned desks in Berlin Mitte

Together with our team, you’ll be enabling the structures that shape the future of housing. If you know you can help to build on a product experience that gives every customer that same simple and warm sense of home, we would love to hear from you. Simply apply here or send us an email for more information.

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