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Legal Counsel/IT-lawyer Tallinn
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Industry

Computer/IT Services

Category

Legal

Experience

Experienced

Applications are considered on a rolling basis

Location: Tallinn

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Hiring Manager
Kristiina Lenman

Job Description

Are you ready for your next step? Are you looking to work with world-famous brands across sectors and international markets, driving their paths to success along with yours? Are you passionate about eCommerce and want to join an expansive eCommerce agency? This is the job for you!

Vaimo is looking for a driven and experienced commercial/IT-lawyer to join its legal team. This is a great opportunity for a qualified lawyer with a background in IT, data protection and commercial contracts.

You will work in an ambitious, casual and fun atmosphere, where the pace is high and all voices matter.

This role is international and multi-jurisdictional, and you will be supporting diverse operating businesses in a number of Vaimo’s existing and emerging markets. You will work closely with the business and legal team providing legal support and advise on a broad range of commercial and contractual matters. The work you will be involved with will include:

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & WORK TASKS

  • reviewing, drafting, analysing and negotiating commercial agreements, including but not limited to IT development, consulting and service agreements, cloud computing and hosting agreements, software, licensing and IP agreements, confidentiality, distribution and joint venture agreements;
  • taking responsibility for and managing contract negotiations with existing and new clients, partners and suppliers;
  • data protection and data security issues;
  • drafting and implementing frameworks and standard contracts;
  • negotiating client specific contracts;
  • formalising company policies;
  • intellectual property (IP);
  • M&A related advisory work including acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures;
  • internal legal trainings;
  • advising on and providing solutions to diverse commercial and legal matters, both externally and internally throughout the group.
Skills & Requirements

We work in a fast-paced environment which will require great structure for planning and communication. You will have the opportunity to work in an international environment and with various legal disciplines across the business, such as IT and intellectual property law, data protection law, commercial law, contract law, employment law, and M&A.

In order to succeed in this role, you need to be a team player but be able to independently drive your projects. You are used to a dynamic environment and have the ability to structure your own time and projects in the best possible way.

You will be working in a team of 3-4 lawyers, reporting to the group’s Head of Legal.

What we expect from you:

You should have a degree level or equivalent qualification and several years’ experience (5+) working with commercial contracts in the field of IT law, combined with:

  • the ability to identify and manage legal risk across a broad spectrum of legal issues;
  • ability to take ownership of and manage the completion of legal tasks;
  • demonstrate a commercial outlook and manage your workload to ensure deadlines are met;
  • strong attention to detail, analytical and drafting skills;
  • highly organised and able to multitask / handle conflicting priorities, depending on the needs of the business;
  • able to prepare clear advice;
  • ability to work autonomously and directly with the business line;
  • excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal;
  • demonstrate the company’s core values: open, excellence, teamwork and fun;
  • experience of working with UK or US legal systems and with data protection laws is an advantage

What we offer

Vaimo offers you an exciting opportunity to be part of a success story and make a significant impact on our future journey together with great people. Our strong culture is characterised by openness, teamwork, excellence and having fun striving towards our goals.

We are continuously developing and growing, which creates great opportunities for our employees to grow with us. We also provide opportunities for an international career including travelling and competitive remuneration packages.

Does this sound interesting? Please send us your application and embark on this new exciting journey with us!

Don't forget to tell us why you are interested in the position and in joining us in driving success in digital commerce.

About the company

Vaimo is one of the world’s most respected experts in digital commerce on the Magento and Adobe Commerce Cloud platform. As a full-service omnichannel agency, we deliver strategy, design, development and managed services to brands, retailers and manufacturers all over the world.

Our sharp focus, broad experience and deep expertise within B2B, B2C, PIM, Order Management and ERP integrations makes us a key partner for driving success in digital commerce. Our 10+ years track record of technical excellence coupled with our proven results in helping our clients succeed with business development, digital strategy and customer experience design is proudly manifested in our status as a Magento Global Elite Partner.

With local offices in 15+ markets across EMEA, APAC and North America and over 500 employees, we provide an international presence that allows us to cultivate close, long-term relationships with our clients.

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