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Together with our players, we’re united as one Jagex tribe. Together we’re building deep and engaging multiplayer gaming experiences for players everywhere.
HOW YOU CAN CONTRIBUTE
Reporting to the Senior Legal Counsel, you will sit in the Legal and Business affairs team and will be working on key commercial and technology projects both in the UK and globally including intellectual property, licensing, commercial relationships, contracts, litigation, data protection and marketing.
You will also assist in developing and managing effective processes for managing legal risk within the business. The role reports into the Senior Legal Counsel and requires frequent interaction with senior stakeholders within the business.
As part of your role, you will:
WHAT WE NEED
You will be a commercially minded, qualified Solicitor, with strong experience post qualification. Your core experience will lie in contract law, corporate and in M & A (preferably with exposure to IT/Gaming industry).
Strong stakeholder management and excellent communication skills will ensure you work efficiently with managers/Directors/stakeholders in the business to deliver required outcomes.
Experience in managing, reviewing and controlling various size contracts (£10k - £10m).
Knowledge and experience of the application of legal principles to the commercial environment.
Experience in supervising & mentoring junior members of the team.
Data privacy law knowledge is welcomed, but not essential.
KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
WHAT WE OFFER
If you join us you can expect a competitive salary and great benefits like fully paid for gym membership, bonus entitlement, private health care, flexible working, cycle repair and fresh fruit delivered to your team every day. We also have GREAT coffee machines, an onsite canteen and pub and an in-studio cinema! Expect regular team events as well as EPIC company-wide parties to celebrate our successes.
Does this sound like you? We'd love to hear from you! Get in touch.
Jagex are an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.