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Head of Legal LATAM – Corporate, Contracts, Intellectual Property - Game Industry

Head of Legal LATAM – Corporate, Contracts, Intellectual Property - Game Industry

  • Location

    São Paulo

  • Sector:

    Other Sectors

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Carolina Morandi

  • Contact email:

    carol.morandi@laurencesimons.com

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-05-01

  • Consultant:

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Our client is a world-leading internet and technology company. We are currently looking for a Head of Legal in Latin America to support a newly formed team in game development and advise game publishing groups as they operate in various territories.


Responsibilities:

  • Provide advice on a wide range of legal and business matters in the areas of development, licensing, technology, operations, marketing, policy, governance, and publishing;
  • Draft and negotiate complex international licensing agreements, distribution agreements, professional services agreements, content development agreements, and other general commercial agreements;
  • Contribute to the development and continuous improvement of policies, forms, trainings, and processes to ensure operational efficiency and compliance with US, European, and other international laws and regulations;
  • Collaborate with external counsel and other in-house counsel based around the world, including in mainland China, Hong Kong, EU, and the US;
  • Develop creative solutions to support business needs while mitigating risk in a constantly evolving industry.

 

  Requirements:

  • Seven or more years of experience working in a law firm or in-house legal department, providing services to video game, technology, entertainment, or similar clients;
  • Strong academic credentials;
  • Broad experience with Intellectual Property and corporate transactions work;
  • Ability to work independently to manage the entire contract process from initial contact through negotiation and execution;
  • Fluent Portuguese and English. Mandarin Chinese is a plus;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability establish strong working relationships with business leads.