Legal Counsel

Audinate (Sydney NSW, Australia) 26 days ago
Who we are and what we do 
While you may not have heard of Audinate, our products might be more familiar to you than you realise. Used by leading pro audio brands globally, our digital audio networking products and technologies are found in thousands of products, from microphone systems in stadiums to AV connectivity solutions in commercial buildings. 
In the entertainment industry alone, our impact has been far reaching. From playing a small part in performances by the likes of Paul McCartney, Bruce Springsteen, Elton John, Bob Dylan and more, to receiving an Emmy Award in recognition of our contribution to AV connectivity, we continue to push boundaries into the future. 

What you’ll be working on 
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, you will primarily be responsible for providing high level internal legal advice and support in relation to commercial contracts such as vendor agreements and license agreements. As required, you will also advise on legal compliance and provide legal input on governance and administrative matters, sourcing external legal expertise when necessary.
-Provide advice to the executive leadership team, sales teams and other staff as required on legal issues.
-Draft and negotiate agreements including software licenses, support agreements, OEM, partner, ISV, distributor and reseller agreements, consulting/professional services, vendor and development contracts and other strategic agreements as required.
-Develop strategic legal support on organisational initiatives including new product/service introduction
-Be responsible for oversight on areas such as Privacy/Data Protection and provide assistance as required on intellectual property.
-Draft, review and amend internal policies to ensure legal compliance, consistency and relevant application to the organisation.
-Manage commercial disputes and litigation matters, including software audit requirements
-Develop and maintain a library of legal precedents as relevant

What we’re looking for 
-Law Degree
-Demonstrated experience working with a variety of commercial agreements. Handling licensing transactions for enterprise software or technology companies an advantage.
-Experience with issues pertaining to software and technology licensing, product development, Data Protection, and commercial law preferred.
-Experience in providing high quality legal services and analysis.
-Highly developed written communications skills with a background in the production of legal, policy and regulatory documents.
-Knowledge on data protection and privacy
-Ability to think critically and communicate clearly and concisely in English, both verbally and in writing.
-Possess strong business acumen to work with business partners to find solutions to meet business needs whilst maintaining legal compliance.
-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision,  meet tight deadlines with a high degree of accuracy
-Demonstrated experience working across multiple jurisdictions is highly desirable, ideally including the US, Europe and APAC.

What you’ll experience with us 
You’ll find inspiration in the people around you as we pioneer the future together.  You’ll connect with our culture and contribute to shaping the future no matter what your role. By challenging the status quo, you’ll contribute to technology embedded in products and used by millions of people around the world. 

This is a permanent part-time role for 3 days per week.

Legal Counsel

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