Commercial Legal Counsel
Sporty – SPORTY Legal /
Sporty's sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa's list of top websites for the countries they operate in.
As the Commercial Legal Counsel you will be responsible for supporting inbound vendor deals across different regions.
This is a strategic position in which you will have the opportunity to work and liaise with different departments, key stakeholders and will require you to have a strategic mindset and strong interpersonal skills.
Reporting directly to the VP of Business Development, Marketing & Media, this will be an opportunity to work in a hugely varied role with interesting projects and an international remit.
Draft, review, negotiate and close commercial agreements, including audiovisual rights, broadcast licences, production, and data protection agreements
Draft, review, negotiate and close inbound vendor agreements, including software licences and strategic partnerships
Maintenance of legal agreements and corporate documentation of several companies in various jurisdictions
Help develop and maintain effective contract processes, our contract management system, precedent agreements, and all relevant end-user documents
Qualified to practice law in the UK, US or a European jurisdiction
Working proficiency in English with additional languages such as Spanish or Portuguese is a plus
4+ years of post-qualification experience as a lawyer (with an emphasis on drafting and negotiating commercial transactions) at a prominent law firm, a relevant in-house corporate setting, or both
In-house legal experience is an advantage
Corporate governance and technology contracting experience, including consumer protection and privacy compliance. Experience in Betting and Gaming Law, Responsible Gambling, and AML is a plus
Demonstrated ability to handle difficult situations, prioritise and execute multiple projects, and solve problems creatively in a fast-paced work setting
Collaborative team player with a good sense of humour
Quarterly and flash bonuses
Flexible working hours
28 days paid annual leave
Annual company retreat - we all went to Dubai together in 2022 and have 2 global retreats in planning for 2023!
Highly talented, dependable co-workers in a global, multicultural organisation
Payment via DEEL, a world class online wallet system
Our teams are small enough for you to be impactful
Our business is globally established and successful, offering stability and security to our Team Members
Our mission is to be an everyday entertainment platform for everyone
Our Operating Principles
1. Create Value for Users
2. Act in the Long-Term Interests of Sporty
3. Focus on Product Improvements & Innovation
4. Be Responsible
5. Preserve Integrity & Honesty
6. Respect Confidentiality & Privacy
7. Ensure Stability, Security & Scalability
8. Work Hard with Passion & Pride
Working at Sporty
The top-down mentality at Sporty is high performance based, meaning we trust you to do your job with an emphasis on support to help you achieve, grow and de-block any issues when they're in your way.
Generally employees can choose their own hours, as long as they are collaborating and doing stand-ups etc. The emphasis is really on results.
As we are a highly structured and established company we are able to offer the security and support of a global business with the allure of a startup environment. Sporty is independently managed and financed, meaning we don’t have arbitrary shareholder or VC targets to cater to.
We literally build, spend and make decisions based on the ethos of building THE best platform of its kind. We are truly a tech company to the core and take excellent care of our Team Members.