Senior Managing Counsel, Product

Posted 03 September 2023
LocationUnited Kingdom
Job type Contract
DisciplineIn-house Lawyers: Contax LawInterim Lawyers
Contact NameLuke Eccles

Job description

Contax Law are working with a virtual events company who are seeking a Senior Managing Counsel, Product to join their growing legal team. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly adaptable and collaborative team player to join a fast-growing company.

You will be required to as the first point of contact for legal issues throughout the product development lifecycle and provide practical day to day and strategic advice to the engineering, product, design, marketing, security and platform teams. Support the readiness and release of products and features by identifying and driving resolution of issues related to privacy, data security, marketing, competition, intellectual property, and other legal and regulatory areas. Oversee our trademark and patent portfolio, together with ownership of our US Export Control & Open Source Compliance Programs. Conduct legal product reviews and maintain an inventory of features, technology, data, and compliance requirements. Understand and stay up to date on US, UK, EU and international laws and regulations related to our clients’ products and services.


·JD degree (or qualified to practice law in USA or at least one European jurisdiction) and a member in good standing of the local bar association

·7-10 years combined full-time experience; in-house experience at a software technology company strongly preferred

·Experience with communication platform technology, privacy and data protection, content regulation, intellectual property, marketing, and consumer protection – and a willingness to learn

·Flexible and able to organize, prioritize and complete multiple priorities and projects (internally and externally) in a fast-paced environment

·Excellent judgment and communication skills, with strong attention to detail

·Collaborative team player with excellent interpersonal skills and a good sense of humour

·Management experience strongly desirable, but not essential.

·Openness to adapting his/her practice in response to a fluid and expanding product roadmap


This role will be fully remote and report to the Associate General Counsel, Product and Commercial.

Competitive salary package on offer

Contax Law is part of the Contax Law Group which also includes Nicholas Scott (