Luxoft (member of IBS GROUP) is currently looking for senior lawyer for
Head of Legal Department position.
University degree in Law (preferable Moscow State University of International Relationships, Moscow State University, Moscow State Law Academy or High Economy School);
Preferable LLM degree;
5 + years of experience (preferably in IT, Telecom or E-commerce area or extensive experience in consulting);
Excellent knowledge of international law, commercial law, contracts, contract drafting, corporate law, intellectual property law, taxation, property law, preferably knowledge of US contracts, business organization;
Excellent working knowledge of English language: both verbal and written abilities with legal specialization, preferably extensive experience in legal writing and negotiations;
Preferably working knowledge of German language: verbal and written;
Extensive computer skills;
We are looking for professionals worked as Senior Lawyer/Head of Legal Department with proven experience in:
Structuring of international and Russian business transactions including contracts for software development, finance agreements, share purchase deals etc.;
Contract drafting, translation of business provisions into contractual terms, drafting of various types of contracts, including NDAs, preferably software development agreements, loan agreements, consulting services, lease agreements, international sale of goods, various types of licenses for intellectual property rights, powers of attorney etc.;
Business organization: registering of foreign and Russian legal entities, divisions of foreign legal entities in Russia, drafting memorandums & articles of association, compliance in the sphere of antitrust law;
Mergers and acquisition of legal entities: preparation of the legal part of due diligence; drafting of share purchase agreement and other necessary documents.
Intellectual property issues: registering of trademarks, patents, copyrights preferably in Russia, EU and US; drafting license agreements; trade secrets protection;
Employment law: legal support of employments issues (drafting of corporate employment policies and regulations, offer letters and employment contracts, resignation documents and documents for discharge; negotiations with employees; work permits issues preferably with experience in EU countries);
Finance and taxation: structuring of corporate taxation and finance issues, participation from the legal part in financing of corporate activities in Russia and abroad, estimation of applicable taxes and taxation risks for corporate transactions; double taxation issues;
Real estate: negotiations and drafting of purchase and lease agreements, experience in Land law. Negotiations & Disputes resolution in the sphere of contracts, lease, labor law, taxation etc and with various Russian and foreign authorities;
Overall supervising of all legal activities at the Company, organization and support of Legal Department work;
To build up and to upheld Company’s corporate structure according to plans of business development and management decisions;
To provide legal review and risks assessment for all Company’s contracts with its clients and providers of goods and services;
To protect Company’s intellectual property and to assure Company’s clients that their IP rights would not be infringed;
To support all Company’s real estate matters in order to assist business development;
To assist Finance Department in finance and taxation matters (deals structuring, financing of business activities);
To support employment matters (employment contracts, NDAs, IP rights transition, discharge issues).
Compensation: competitive salary+ bonus scheme + medical insurance etc.