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Legal Counsel

Lightricks Uk

We want to continue our tradition of creating award-winning apps - in London! Our R&D-oriented office offers the agility and excitement of a startup while at the same time reaping the benefits of an established and successful company.

Lightricks Germany

Lightricks continues growing, with an exciting new R&D-oriented office in Munich! Following the success of the products we've developed so far, we are expanding to new turf. We invite you to enjoy the agility and excitement of a startup while reaping the benefits of a well-established & successful company.

Benefits

  • An amazing option plan
  • Competitive salary
  • Generous pension
  • Subsidised private healthcare, lunch and gym membership.
  • Refreshments! Fruit, veggies, snacks & of course, lots of coffee!

We’re open to suggestions on perks!

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Amazing stock option plan
  • 28 days of paid vacation + 13 public holidays
  • Home Office Policy
  • Team events
  • Subsidised private healthcare and gym membership
  • Relocation allowance, if needed



We’re open to suggestions on perks!

JOB DESCRIPTION

DESCRIPTION

A fast-growing, Jerusalem based technology company seeks a Legal Counsel, who will report directly to the General Counsel. Founded in 2013, Lightricks is the creator of popular, award-winning image and video editing applications. Since we hit the ground running with Facetune, our flagship product, we've built an arsenal of fun and powerful creativity apps used by millions all over the world. Based in Israel with satellite offices in New York, London, and Munich, Lightricks has grown to a team of over 250 employees working from beautiful, green campus-based offices in Givat Ram, Jerusalem. We're currently in a period of rapid growth, working on several breakthrough new products. Lightricks is profitable, with revenues of over $50 million in 2018 and is expected to continue growing aggressively in the coming years. Lightricks prides itself on being a place where people love to work, with an emphasis on combining high personal standards & cordial yet genuine communication between teammates. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join an internationally-oriented, dynamic and high standards work environment - yet with the comforts of a home base in Jerusalem. The Legal Counsel will serve as in-house attorney handling the company’s global legal needs. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to assist in the management of the company’s day to day legal and regulatory compliance. This position is hands-on. The successful candidate will have detailed and extensive experience working in a global company, including general contract, mergers and acquisitions, equity financing, litigation, labor law and regulatory work. This position will work directly with and support various key departments including IT, HR, product and marketing, among others. This position also requires experience in managing complex regional and international issues as well as an ability and desire to review and negotiate partnership and other agreements.

A fast-growing, Jerusalem based technology company seeks a Legal Counsel, who will report directly to the General Counsel. Founded in 2013, Lightricks is the creator of popular, award-winning image and video editing applications. Since we hit the ground running with Facetune, our flagship product, we've built an arsenal of fun and powerful creativity apps used by millions all over the world. Based in Israel with satellite offices in New York, London, and Munich, Lightricks has grown to a team of over 250 employees working from beautiful, green campus-based offices in Givat Ram, Jerusalem.

We're currently in a period of rapid growth, working on several breakthrough new products. Lightricks is profitable, with revenues of over $50 million in 2018 and is expected to continue growing aggressively in the coming years. Lightricks prides itself on being a place where people love to work, with an emphasis on combining high personal standards & cordial yet genuine communication between teammates. This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join an internationally-oriented, dynamic and high standards work environment - yet with the comforts of a home base in Jerusalem. 

The Legal Counsel will serve as in-house attorney handling the company’s global legal needs. The primary responsibilities of this position will be to assist in the management of the company’s day to day legal and regulatory compliance.

This position is hands-on. The successful candidate will have detailed and extensive experience working in a global company, including general contract, mergers and acquisitions, equity financing, litigation, labor law and regulatory work. This position will work directly with and support various key departments including IT, HR, product and marketing, among others. This position also requires experience in managing complex regional and international issues as well as an ability and desire to review and negotiate partnership and other agreements.


Responsibilities

  • Handle complex global/regional legal projects.
  • Work with various departments on a variety of legal contracts including NDAs, partnership, and marketing agreements.
  • Conduct legal research and interpret laws, rules, regulations and ordinances.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Requirements

  • Minimum 6 years’ experience in the technology sector, including preferably 2 years in-house work. 
  • A good understanding of a wide variety of IP issues, including copyright and trademark issues, and ability to provide practical recommendations and guidance to all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent business judgment with an ability to think strategically.
  • Excellent organizational skills—ability to handle multiple ongoing projects with minimal supervision.
  • Strong analytical, business, negotiation and communication skills—have the ability to absorb complex legal issues and communicate these issues in a simple and understandable manner.
  • Positive attitude, comfortable taking initiative, embrace teamwork.
  • Meticulous attention to detail while meeting deadlines.
  • BS degree in Law or J.D. or equivalent degree
  • Licensed to practice law 
  • English at mother tongue level
  • IP, software, foreign practice, compliance, M&A experience - preferred

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