Sole Counsel EMEA - Software
Excellent opportunity for a mid to senior lawyer to join a US Software Start Up as their first EMEA Counsel in London.
A US software start up, this business has raised significant funding and is now back by a renowned tech-focused private equity business. They have ambitious growth plans and require a UK Solicitor to spearhead their EMEA development as their Sole Counsel EMEA - Software from their London office (remote working during Pandemic recovery).
The Sole Counsel EMEA - Software will provide support to the commercial teams in the UK and their European hubs. Based in London & reporting to a GC based in the US, this role will include the negotiation of sales contracts and management of a contract system. There will be a lot of client engagement with this role and internal stakeholder management.
In addition, the Sole Counsel EMEA - Software will be responsible for all commercial matters for the business in this region including but not limited to:
- Data Protection
- Corporate matters
The ideal candidate will be a England & Wales qualified Solicitor. You will have obtained your training at a leading law firm/private practice or recognised in house business.
You will have a minimum of 5 years PQE*.
In order to be successful you must have demonstrative experience working for a vendor software business specifically sales focused.
You will be confident in your ability to:
- Draft, review & negotiate SaaS agreements
- Understand and implement data protection policy
- Interact with European counterparts
- Engage with a fast - paced sales team
- Be autonomous, and enjoy the business focus of this position.
*PQE is a guideline. Applications will not be precluded on the basis of PQE should the requisite experience be met.
An excellent package