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Head of Legal

Samaipata
Permanent contract
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Remote
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Published on September 22, 2021
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Samaipata is an early-stage pan-European venture capital fund. We are a founders’ fund led by two former entrepreneurs: José del Barrio, co-founder of the leading food-delivery platform in Spain (La Nevera Roja) sold to Rocket Internet for $100 million, and Eduardo Díez-Hochleitner founder of a 3D sound system sold to Dolby (IMM Sound), former partner at Apax Partners, prolific business angel and current Chairman at MásMóvil, taken over for €5 billion in 2020.
Samaipata invests in digital platforms at Seed stage in Southern Europe, France, the UK and Germany (more on this here). We are now a remote-first company with team members distributed across Europe and the US.
Since the closing of our first fund back in 2016, we have invested in 23 companies across Europe, such as Matera, Deporvillage, Legl, Fintecture, Streamloots, Colvin, Bigblue, or Foodchéri (you can check out our full portfolio here). We launched our second fund (€100m) in 2020 and we have already closed 6 investments.
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🔥 More details on our investment thesis here.
What you will do as Samaipata’s Head of Legal
The role is very diverse, but we expect your responsibilities will focus on these areas:
1. Lead the legal aspects of the financing rounds on our side. As a seed lead investor you will have to lead the process from term-sheet to money-in-the-bank and coordinate several parties (external advisors, due diligence providers, expert or non-expert founders, etc) following the Investment Committee resolutions. Additionally, during exit processes, you will give legal advice to the Investment Committee regarding LOIs sent to portfolio companies and assist during the whole process.
2. Assurance in portfolio company’s corporate matters: as lead investor and board members of many portfolio companies, you will have to give assurance on corporate matters to the partners involved in them.
3. Deal with routine corporate matters in asset management, funds management and other legal aspects related to labor, regulation, etc with the help of top-tier advisors.
4. Support in Compliance and Internal Control matters

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