Legal Counsel

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up to 10%

Description and Requirements

Country flexible: 
Sweden = Stockholm
Finland = Vantaa

Job Description 

BMC Software has an exciting new position for a Legal Counsel in our Stockholm office or Vantaa office, offering excellent career advancement in a dynamic, international and progressive environment within a leading technology company. As part of the Northern and Eastern Europe legal team your main responsibility will be to provide legal support to members of BMC’s sales organisation in the Nordics, Eastern European Countries and other English speaking territories as needed. 

You will also liaise closely with peers in other EMEA regions and in the US. The position requires excellent interpersonal communications skills combined with a broad business knowledge and enthusiasm for working in a diverse, global and fast paced environment. Applicants must have the ability to clearly and concisely communicate legal concepts to business partners to achieve the best outcome in a timely manner. 

  • The role holder will be an integral member of the legal department, reporting to the Head of Legal Northern and Eastern Europe. Key responsibilities will include: 
  • Negotiate all types of technology contracts e.g. SaaS, software licensing and support, professional services agreements. 
  • Work closely with Best Practice and Revenue Recognition teams to ensure contracts comply with accounting rules, BMC global licensing policies, US based laws and regulations (e.g. FCPA, export compliance) and local law. 
  • Provide legal advice and counsel on regional or country-specific legal issues. 
  • Support the corporate compliance programs, including educating regional employees. 
  • Liaise with outside counsel on region-specific engagements and assist on litigation engagements.
  • Undertake ad-hoc projects. 
  • Communicate with regional sales managers and customers as appropriate to ensure compliance and involvement in legal issues and processes.
  • Undertake ad-hoc projects as directed by the Head of Legal Northern and Eastern Europe and EMEA General Counsel.
Qualifications / Expectations
  • Legal counsel graduated in a Swedish university with 3 to 4 years of qualified legal experience 
  • Experience ideally as an In-house Lawyer within a technology sector company or law firm
  • Excellent written and verbal presentation skills in English and Swedish (fluency in another European language is preferred but not essential) 
  • Willingness to travel 
From core to cloud to edge, BMC delivers the software and services that enable over 10,000 global customers, including 84% of the Forbes Global 100, to thrive in their ongoing evolution to an Autonomous Digital Enterprise.
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