This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing and global open source software company in a newly created Legal Counsel position supporting the EMEA business as the first legal hire for the region.
You will report directly to the Global General Counsel who is based in the US and work closely on a day to day business with the EMEA Senior Management team based in London. You will be vital in working towards the businesses commercial goals during a period of rapid and continual expansion. You will be heavily involved in wide variety of commercial contracts, including, software agreements, IT project agreements, statements of work, and other commercial agreements. Further you will lead, assist and advise on global projects, disputes, and privacy policies and procedures.
The ideal person for this role has 4-6 years PQE and will have worked in the software industry or have gained experience as part of a secondment in house. You must have excellent knowledge of software licensing, reseller agreements and all ancillary documents related to software services. You should be a self-starter, keen to undertake a varied and challenging role, in both a practical and advisory manner.
This is a brilliant opportunity for a commercial lawyer to work for an exciting and growing software company and set up the legal framework for their EMEA business.
Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.