Role details

Software Lawyer

London   •  Permanent

Bullet points

  • Leading Software Business
  • Central London Base

About Our Client

As a leading player in entertainment software, my client's global reach enables them to entertainment bodies to interact with end users the world over. With an HQ in London, they are rapidly becoming one of the foremost in the industry.

Job Description

The Software Lawyer will work with the London based commercial team to draft, and negotiate B2B commercial contracts, software licences, partnership agreements and re-seller agreements. In addition, they will

  • Managing a small internal legal team
  • Advising on legal implications of entering new business areas/relationships
  • Negotiating and drafting maintenance agreements and other ad hoc agreements as they arise
  • Involvement in drafting legal agreements/amendments
  • Management of external law firms and overseas counsel
  • Various employment contracts and human resource issues
  • Attending board meetings, taking minutes and dealing with Companies House filings

The Successful Applicant

The ideal Software Lawyer will have a technology background and be:

  • Qualified lawyer (approximately 5+ years PQE*) in the UK (or similar jurisdiction) with
  • Have a pragmatic approach
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent drafting skills
  • Previous experience negotiating and drafting IP licensing agreements and other commercial contracts
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Strong software licensing experience
  • International (especially Pan-European) experience

* PQE is guideline. No level of experience will be precluded.

What's on Offer

Excellent Package

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