Legal Counsel - Commercial

Legal Counsel - Commercial

  • London
  • Legal

At Improbable, we’re bringing together technology and games to create new opportunities and experiences. In order to achieve this, we need unique perspectives from diverse people, empowered to revolutionise how online games are made, delivered and paid for.

We believe one of the biggest, most impactful changes to the way we live our lives is going to come from the medium of games. Realising new communities, societies and vocations through virtual worlds is what drives our people and gives them purpose.

Your Mission

We are expanding our legal team and are looking for an exceptional commercial lawyer to join us on the next stage of our journey as we work to provide practical and focused legal advice on a range of cutting-edge projects across our international business.

The role is a broad commercial one and will involve working on everything from supplier and customer contracts to data protection and privacy, and the various related IP, corporate and other issues that come from that.

This is an ideal opportunity for a private practice or in-house commercial lawyer looking to join a fast growing technology company, and the successful candidate will play an important part in improving the responsiveness and efficiency of the legal team by helping to implement agile and scalable processes across the company.

Areas for Impact:

  • You’ll negotiate and draft commercial contracts with the company’s customers, suppliers, and other partners across a variety of sectors from gaming to government
  • You’ll offer practical and business-focused advice to our Engineering, Product and Marketing teams on matters relating to licensing, regulation, data security and privacy
  • You’ll participate in the creation and development of corporate policies and guidance and help implement appropriate processes across the business for getting legal review and sign off
  • You’ll help manage the company’s IP portfolio and work with external counsel in relation to securing patent, trademark and copyright filings
  • You’ll assist in the management of corporate and company secretarial matters across the UK business and our international offices

We'd like to hear from you if you identify with the following:

  • UK qualified lawyer (or equivalent) with a strong academic background
  • 3-6+ years PQE gained either in-house or in private practice

  • Expertise in commercial law combined with a working knowledge of data protection and privacy law
  • Experience advising or working with high growth technology companies, and a passion for emerging digital technologies
  • Excellent analytical skills and business judgment combined with high quality written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and effectiveness managing complex projects and teams to demanding deadlinesCan-do attitude, sense of humour and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
While we think the above experience could be important, we’re keen to hear from people that believe they have valuable experience to bring to the role. If you identify with the team and mission, but not all of our requirements, then please still apply!
Equal Opportunity
The best ideas are often the least expected and require new ways of thinking; that’s why our teams at Improbable are made up of an incredible range of talented people. Improbable is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, ethnicity, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any other legally protected status.