Head of Legal

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

While being part of the group management team, Head of Legal will primarily provide commercial and regulatory legal support to the company group-wide business. The role will have a broad scope that involves a wide and interesting range of legal work, including drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, regulatory and gambling related compliance, oversee M&A projects, marketing and promotional review, international development and bespoke projects.
This is an exciting opportunity to lead a legal team providing legal advice to a listed industry leading business on deals and providing valuable support for potential new business opportunities.

Job responsibilities

  • Providing legal support for all stakeholders in the organization
  • Preparation, review and negotiation of commercial contracts
  • Reviewing and advising on marketing promotions and advertisements
  • Managing and advising on legal, compliance and regulatory issues relating to international betting and gaming laws and licensing
  • Researching and advising on a range of legal matters such as trademarks and copyright, IP matters, data protection laws/GDPR and compliance concerning the group
  • Implement and manage policies, procedures and guidelines to ensure compliance with legal requirements
  • Manage external legal consultancy
  • Manage and oversee the legal part of M&A (Mergers & Acquisitions) projects
  • Advising on day to day legal queries from the business
  • Advising and assisting in responding to customer complaints and external dispute resolution
  • Advising on legal and commercial risks, potential impacts and proposing creative solutions
  • Ad hoc projects and business development opportunities as they arise

Requirements for candidates

  • Degree in Law, at least 5 years of experience gained in-house or in a leading private practice. Industry experience in gaming will be considered as an advantage
  • Experience of working in a stock listed company will be considered a plus
  • Highly motivated and pro-active, with excellent attention to detail and an ability to find sound commercial solutions to challenging legal and commercial issues
  • Organized, with business mind-set, fast learner, with flexible attitude and able to work in a fast-paced, international business environment
  • Fluency in English. Fluency in one of the Baltic languages, Russian or Swedish will be considered as an advantage
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and plan effectively as well as having a desire to learn and develop
  • Ability to work autonomously while still being a great team player, with strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to build rapport and establish trust at all levels
  • The successful candidate will need either to have an understanding of or quickly develop an understanding of this industry and the legal issues which affect it

We offer

  • Great opportunity to take part in the development of growth- and sales-driven company and build its future
  • Dynamic work in a rapidly-growing international company with personal development possibilities
  • Professional team with various, international backgrounds to collaborate
  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunity for career development

How To Apply

This position is based in Riga, Latvia / Tallinn, Estonia. Please send your CV and motivation letter in English to [email protected] with a subject line HEAD OF LEGAL. Deadline for applying: December 28th, 2018 at 00:00. Your application will be handled confidentially.

Please be aware that your resume will be stored in our database for the next 6 months. You are entitled to request deletion of your resume at any time.

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