Genesis is one of the largest IT companies in Ukraine with more than 1500 people in 5 countries, who create products for 200 million unique users monthly. We are the most high-loaded company in the country and one of the largest partner of Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Apple in the CEE region.
24 марта 2020

Junior Legal Counsel

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Genesis is one of the largest IT companies in Ukraine with more than 1500 people in 9 countries, who create products for 200 million users monthly. We are the most high-loaded company in the country and one of the largest partner of Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Apple in the CEE region. Our team is one of the best high-tech teams in Eastern Europe.

Genesis was recognised by DOU.UA as the Best IT Employer in Ukraine in the category 800 — 1500 employees over the last years. We received very high ratings across all major evaluation categories such as professional growth, compensation, working conditions, communication with management and colleagues, etc.

We are now looking for a talented, hard-working and ambitious lawyer who would join our Head Office legal team. The successful candidate will have exceptional opportunities for professional growth in supporting a large-scale international IT business.

Qualifications and personal attributes:
• Fluent English (including legal drafting), international certificate such as IELTS/TOEFL will be an advantage;
1-2+ years of relevant experience with an international or top-tier law firm or Big 4;
• Excellent academic credentials in law from top law school/university;
• Fast learner;
• A keen eye for detail;
• Initiative and willingness to work on a broad variety of legal matters and to think creatively to solve complex legal issues;
• Hard-working, well-organized and able to manage numerous projects simultaneously under pressure.

Preferred skills and experience:
• Sound, practical business judgment and strategic thinking;
• Participation in moot court competitions will be an advantage.

Responsibilities:
• Drafting and revising commercial contracts, internal policies and other legal documents;
• Assisting with research and analysis of potential legal risks in the company’s jurisdictions of operations (with a focus on North America, Europe and sub-Saharan Africa);
• Assisting with implementation of legal compliance in the various areas of business operations (data protection, marketing, payment, consumer rights etc.);
• Supporting day-to-day legal activities and operations of the company;
• Working closely with teams of software developers, analysts, marketing managers and the management to progress projects reducing legal risks;
• Communicating with business partners, law firms, service providers from a variety of jurisdictions.

Genesis is a unique place for the development and growth with:
• Expertise in the development of high-loaded products in international markets;
• Unique opportunities for learning including various training and seminars within the company, access to a valuable and extensive book library, English courses and participation in key IT industry events worldwide;
• Perfect working conditions: an excellent office in a 5 minutes’ walk from Taras Shevchenko metro station, free food and drinks in the office, medical insurance. The company has professional coaches in football, basketball and running and supports various sports initiatives (swim races, marathons, etc).

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