Posted by: LexisNexis on Nov 10, 2022
The corporate Counsel will directly report to the General Counsel France & CEMEA who sits in Paris and will be joining a team of 3 experienced in-house counsels.
The Essence of the Role - Key ResponsibilitiesDraft, review and negotiate a wide range of commercial/IP/IT agreements: including SaaS, software license, partnership and alliance, promotion and marketing, influencer, reseller, author agreements...Handle complex legal issues with limited supervision.Ensure compliance with company policies and work closely with data privacy and security authorities.Partner with the extended support teams (including sales operations, procurement, IT, marketing, Publishing teams) to help deal closures and optimize processesActively chip in to various legal or cross-functional and/or cross-regional projects.Must be highly motivated with the capacity to work under pressure to tight deadlinesCandidate ProfileFluent spoken and written French and EnglishQualifications as French lawyer (current or past)At least 7-8 years of experience in the IP/IT team of a global law firm; and a big plus for in-house relevant work experience in a growing technology companyStrong transactional experience with drafting and negotiating complex IT, SaaS, license, professional services agreements,Excellent legal and business judgmentPassion for partnering with Sales and closing dealsStrong communication and analytical skills and attention to detailOperating as a team player, able to effectively establish strong working relationships across all levels and functions of the organization.Track record of initiative, collaboration, and problem-solving skillsLexisNexis, a division of RELX Group, is an equal opportunity employer: qualified applicants are considered for and treated during employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship status, disability status, protected veteran status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. If a qualified individual with a disability or disabled veteran needs a reasonable accommodation to use or access our online system, that individual should please contact email@example.com or if you are based in the US you may also contact us on 1.855.833.5120.
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