Commercial Council

New York Permanent USD190,000 - USD240,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Reputable tech firm looking to expand their In-House legal capability.
  • Great work/ life balance: 2-3 days in the New York, Manhattan office.

About Our Client

This is an exciting role working with a highly successful tech firm, the role is based in their New York City, Manhattan Midtown office.

Job Description

A varied role, working within the In House Legal Team, as Commercial Counsel you will:

  • Work closely with the Head of Legal and other attorneys on the legal team to meet deadlines and collaborate on projects
  • Responsibility supports our sales team and reviews, drafts and negotiates a wide variety of SaaS agreements (license agreements, NDAs, vendor contracts, DPAs, change orders and partnership agreements), and ensure that all commercial agreements adequately protect the company's interests, improve processes, and increase company growth
  • Manage a high volume of deals and support colleagues in the US, with sound business and legal judgment and a clear sense of company priorities
  • Advise and support the company's different departments such as sales, business development, customer success, human resources, finance, operations etc
  • Keep up to date on legal developments that affect our industry and support future initiatives accordingly
  • Provide general legal support to our US operations on an as-needed basis

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

Demonstrable qualifications/ background for the Legal Counsel:

  • JD from a reputable ABA-accredited law school
  • Admitted to the New York bar
  • 5+ years relevant professional experience, ideally 2-3 within the tech industry or within a law firm supporting clients in the tech space
  • Able to work autonomously and collaboratively within a wider team
  • Excited by a varied portfolio of work, assisting/ advising multiple internal business units including senior stakeholders

What's on Offer

As Legal Counsel, aside from working within a highly thought of In-House legal team you will benefit from:

  • Competitive base salary and wider compensation/ incentive plan
  • Hybrid working environment: 2-3 days/ week in the prestigious New York, Manhattan office and 1-2 days/ week working from home
  • Comprehensive health insurance plan
  • Generous PTO
  • Healthy work/ life balance and extensive wider benefits package, well-being perks etc.
Anna Jacobs
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Job summary

Sub Sector
General Counsel - In-house
Technology & Telecoms
New York
Contract Type
Consultant name
Anna Jacobs
Job Reference
Job Nature
Hybrid working