Legal Counsel EMEA Guidewire Software
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Responsibilities will include review and negotiation of revenue contracts, purchasing agreements and leases; maintenance of various legal entities; ensuring compliance with European regulations; supporting EMEA admin functions, including HR and Finance; and managing local counsel in various jurisdictions where their assistance in required.
The ideal candidate will be required to become integrated into the sales and sales operations teams to ensure smooth deal flow. Included in this will be coordinating with local counsel and other resources in countries where language and/or cultural barriers require such reliance. Candidate will be expected to handle deal negotiations and contracting in the UK and Ireland at a minimum, as well as any other country where language skills permit.
Candidate will also work closely with our EMEA services group to provide or coordinate any necessary legal assistance.
Candidate will have dotted-line reporting to both the VP EMEA and Finance Director.
Desired Skills & Experience
- Proven success working at a major multi-national law firm and or as in-house counsel to a multinational technology company.
- Experience with complex commercial contracts and general corporate law, as well as an understanding of relevant legal issues such as intellectual property, employment law, and contested matters.
- Software licensing experience a major advantage.
- Cross-border legal experience in the EU.
- Fluency in multiple languages desired.
- Licensed Solicitor in the UK.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Role will include frequent travel within Europe and visits to our US based Head Office.
- Integrity, rationality and collegiality are fundamental requirements.
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As the number one provider of enterprise software applications to the property and casualty insurance industry, we beat our competitors (Accenture, SAP, and others) 9 times out of 10. Guidewire is an award-winning company both within the insurance industry and in the software technology space. Given our success and increasing demand for our products domestically and internationally, we continue to experience double-digit revenue growth. Guidewire has offices throughout the world, including in London, Munich, Paris, Sydney, Tokyo, Toronto, Hong Kong, and the United States.
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|Headquarters:||2211 Bridgepointe Parkway, Ste 200|
San Mateo, CA 94404
|Company Profile:||Guidewire Software is a profitable, privately held, and VC-backed enterprise software product development company that exclusively serves the 1.5 trillion dollar property and casualty insurance industry. Our products enable companies such as GEICO, Liberty Mutual, and Amica to efficiently run their high volume core operations, including underwriting, policy administration, claims, and billing.
Our success can be directly attributed to the bright and extremely talented employees who make it all happen. If you are looking for an opportunity where your talents will not only be recognized and leveraged but also challenged, at a company that is grabbing significant market share in a 1.5 trillion dollar industry, then Guidewire is the place for you. We have an extremely low-turnover organization and 100 percent customer referenceability.
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