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Legal Counsel

We are an independent rapidly growing high-tech company and are looking for an experienced Legal Counsel in Lausanne (alternatively Geneva) to strengthen our team. In this role A

We are an independent rapidly growing high-tech company and are looking for an experienced Legal Counsel in Lausanne (alternatively Geneva) to strengthen our team.

In this role

As our legal counsel you will:

  • Provide our organization with hands-on legal advice in a broad range of legal issues related to our entities based in Switzerland, Europe and the Americas
  • Analyze, draft and negotiate agreements in the rapidly evolving field of high-tech and digitalization
  • Serve as key lawyer/legal advisor on all major business transactions or SecuTix, our venture in the ticketing business
  • Act as the responsible person for the implementation and maintenance of financial transaction related compliance procedures in the ticketing business
  • Assist, manage and advise top management on contentious matters arising
  • Ensure that business is conducted in compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Deliver advice on how to manage legal risks and report the risks to key management teams
  • Train and coach executives and colleagues on relevant legal topics

What we offer

  • Get the opportunity to expand your knowledge and experience by working on a broad range of exciting projects, products, customers and technologies (e.g., blockchain ticketing, cloud management)
  • Interesting and varied tasks in the field of IT solutions, in particular the support of SecuTix, a leading sport and event ticketing solution
  • Significant on-the-job autonomy
  • A dynamic work and collaborative environment with a highly motivated multi-cultural and international sites team
  • Attractive prospects for career path & Personal development through training and coaching
  • The chance to make a difference in peoples’ life by building innovative solutions
  • Various internal coding events (Hackathon, Brownbags), see our technical blog
  • Monthly After-Works organized per locations
  • Good work-life balance (2 days per week from home)
  • A flat hierarchy and cross-sector collaboration
  • Attractive pension fund with 3 types of employees’ contributions
  • Premium and worldwide coverage with Zurich insurance fully supported by the company
  • 1/2 SBB fare abonnement
  • Mobile and internet discount program

About your profile

  • Master or equivalent / higher degree in law followed by 10 years of experience in an international inhouse legal environment or an international law firm, preferably within a Software Company
  • Proven track record in contract and corporate law as well as compliance management, expertise in digital solutions, SaaS, and cloud services will be considered an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of Swiss and international contract law (incl. relevant areas of public law, e.g., public tendering), knowledge in European or North American jurisdictions is a plus
  • Interested in a broad range of legal topics and proactively working independently with international team members in Switzerland and abroad
  • Demonstrated ability to translate legal knowledge into understandable business language to help create practical business-oriented solutions
  • Excellent communication skills in French and English (German a plus)

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