Senior Commercial Counsel

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Job Description

Our client is seeking someone to be part of their in-house Legal team specializing in the law relating to e-commerce and the internet, with a particular emphasis on software licence reviews, exploitation and protection of software, online gaming, digital rights management and distribution and related general commercial matters.

This role will partner with and advise business teams globally with an emphasis on negotiation of software terms and conditions.

Job Requirements


  • Reviewing a variety of commercial agreements primarily software licences, gaming licence agreements, non-disclosure agreements and services agreements and any other legal documentation as necessary, as well as the handling of negotiations pertaining thereto.
  • Involvement and timely progression of ongoing commercial/software licence contracts and negotiations.
  • Dealing with any post-contractual legal issues that may arise.
  • Reviewing and advising the business on the entry into terms and conditions with third parties.
  • Advising on various legal matters, as necessary, such as general contract law, topical legal issues and handling legal aspects of multiple projects undertaken by the business.
  • Support the development and delivery of training to the business to manage legal risks.
  • Assisting with updating and creating precedents.


  • Qualified solicitor/advocate with 2-5 years PQE either in-house or within a private practice law firm.
  • Experience gained in the online gaming industry / sports betting / technology sector would be an additional benefit but is not essential.
  • Self-driven and able to take ownership of tasks and drive them through to completion, prioritising workload accordingly.
  • Uphold a high standard of work ethic, always ensuring to complete assigned tasks accurately and in a timely manner.
  • A team player who enjoys a multicultural and multinational environment.
  • Motivated and proactive with a desire to learn.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • Excellent negotiating skills
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Able to act under limited supervision, when appropriate.
  • Experience with and sound understanding of commercial and corporate law.
  • Ability to prioritise competing workloads and tight deadlines.

Salary: £64,000 to 73,000 Per Year

Job Summary

Isle of Man
Ref ID: 4209
£64,000 to 73,000 Per Year