Junior Legal Counsel – UK & Contract Law

Luxembourg - Legal

Working in the Talkwalker Legal team means working in a true multicultural environment supporting the business of our offices in Luxembourg, United States, Germany, Singapore and Paris. Working in a fast growing IT legal and regulatory environment, notably in big data – very trendy topic and in a highly competitve market.

Talkwalker is a leading social listening & analytics company with over 2,000 clients globally. Through our AI-powered analytics platform, we gather data from the conversations that happen around brands - online, in the media, and within companies themselves - to uncover, understand, and action consumer insights. We are extremely international, with headquarters in Luxembourg and offices in New York City, San Francisco, Frankfurt, Paris, Singapore, and Tokyo.

This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic, and fast-paced international tech company, recognized as one of the worldwide leaders and pioneers in innovation, offering numerous opportunities for learning and development.
As a member of the Legal team, you will:
- Provide day-to-day expertise in all commercial aspects (such as drafting and negotiating contracts, RFPs) with a demonstrated ability to provide concise and business-focused legal advice.
- Support the Sales, Marketing, Operations and Management teams regarding legal matters pertaining to the SaaS industry and global IP law.
- Ensure the company abides by applicable laws and regulations, drafting and implementing key processes and protection measures, and providing legal advice to management.
- Contribute to building a portfolio of in-house legal knowledge on certain key domains (data privacy, copyright, etc.).
- Work in tandem with a team consisting of French, American, and German trained lawyers.
- You have a minimum 1-3 years of relevant experience as a lawyer or in-house counsel. UK qualification and/or prior experience in the APAC region would be considered a plus.
- You have familiarity with internet laws and issues, including data protection, privacy, and/or cyber-security.
- You have a university degree in law, with a strong preference for a focus in intellectual property law, copyright law, commercial law, and/or computer/internet law.
- You are native English speaker. A second language and/or legal background in another European country would be considered a plus.
- You are a strategic thinker, an excellent communicator (both written and verbal), strong negotiator, and a keen problem solver who knows how to assess risk and recommend solutions that balance business and risk perspectives.
- You are flexible and have an eagerness to work on a broad range of legal matters and a readiness to manage time differences to support our global offices.
About us:
Talkwalker was named a Leader among the top 10 social listening platforms in The Forrester Wave™: Social Listening Platforms, Q4 2020. This recognition validates everything that we are striving for – happy customers, a powerful and easy-to-use product, groundbreaking AI technology (from visual recognition to Conversation Clusters), and an abundance of clean and accurate social data.

Our colleagues come from 50+ different countries around the world, with a total headcount of over 400 employees. Being a rapidly-growing organization, our goal is to be 500+ employees by the end of 2021.  

For more information, please visit our website, or our social media accounts.