Contracts Counsel

Location: Singapore

About this role

ExpressVPN is experiencing phenomenal growth, and we’re now looking for a talented, driven and process-oriented Contracts Counsel to help our in-house Legal team deliver best-in-class support to the company.  The successful candidate will be responsible for helping different areas of the business meet their contracting needs by reviewing, drafting and managing a variety of commercial contracts, purchase and service orders, renewals, terminations, and others. As a member of our fast-paced team, you will also provide day-to-day advice on best contractual practices, risk management, internal and external communications regarding the contracts being negotiated, and drive improvements to our team’s process.

Responsibilities

  • Work cross-functionally to identify, investigate and manage risks across the business.
  • Draft, negotiate, review, and manage a wide range of commercial agreements.
  • Advise business teams on a variety of legal and operational issues, including related to contracting guidelines, privacy, cybersecurity, and intellectual property.
  • Act as the go-to person for all contracting needs.
  • Assist the other members of the Legal team in a variety of special projects as needed.
  • Assist with managing external law firms across a variety of practice areas, while balancing cost and effectiveness in the delivery of legal services to our stakeholders.
  • Contribute to the continued development and improvement of our data privacy and information security policies, practices and procedures.
  • Contribute to the continued development, improvement and deployment of our legal operations tools.

Requirements

  • LLB or JD (or equivalent) and admission to the Bar in at least one relevant jurisdiction
  • Minimum 2 – 4 years of relevant experience
  • Experience reviewing, drafting, and negotiating a broad range of commercial contracts, such as general services agreements, SaaS agreements, licensing agreements, data protection agreements, purchase orders, NDAs, novations, amendments, and others
  • Experience in contract management or other comparable experience within a law firm or in-house legal department is highly preferred
  • Experience implementing contract processes via digital tools
  • Good understanding of contracting / risk assessment issues
  • Ability to work closely with the relevant stakeholders on the (i) identification, prioritization and treatment of material contract risks; and (ii) design and implementation of legal processes
  • Ability to invent, simplify, and improve legal and contracting processes
  • Ability to support, promote and implement new initiatives
  • Proficient in English, both spoken and written
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Proven ability to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workload
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment
  • Sense of humor
  • Based in Singapore

What we offer

  • Challenging work in a fun and collaborative environment
  • Attractive compensation and time-off benefits
  • Spacious open-concept and centrally located offices
  • Financially successful and profitable company
  • Full-time employment with flexible working hours
  • Fully stocked pantry with healthy foods and fresh fruit
  • Team lunches and company events 
  • Multicultural teams represented by 30+ nationalities

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About Us

For more than 11 years, we’ve paved the way towards a more private and secure digital world. We’re a global SaaS company and an industry leader in cybersecurity. Millions of consumers worldwide use our internet privacy and security products every day.

Our team of over 800 employees spans the planet. Team members work from major international hubs like London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo, Toronto, Taiwan, Poznań, and more.

We’re profitable, and we’re growing. Right now, we’re hiring talent across all functions: software development and engineering, product, data analytics, marketing, content, and people.

We’d love you to join us and be part of the team.