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Head of Legal



London, UK · Oslo, Norway
Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2024
Business Enablement · London · Hybrid Remote

Head of Legal

👋Attensi is a Norwegian tech company specialized in gamified simulation training. Since our inception in 2012, Attensi has grown to become a global leader in the field, with our platform being used by global brands in more than 140 countries and 30 different languages. We work with some of the largest retail, hospitality, pharmaceutical and professional services brands in the world including Hiscox, Accenture, Zurich, Pizza Express, ASDA, Costa Coffee, Boehringer Ingelheim, and many more!

Our platform uses gamification, realistic interactive scenarios, and decision-driven dialogues, powered by our game AI, to create a ‘learning by doing’ training environment that encourages repetition and builds mastery. It is a radically new method to achieve high impact training that scales across large organisations.

Attensi is growing fast and having recently secured a further $26M investment from Lugard Road Capital, DX Ventures and Viking Venture, we are focused on accelerating our business growth. We are over 250 Game Changers in the UK, US, Germany and Norway (our HQ). You can find out more about us here.

We are seeking a commercially minded and hands-on Head of Legal to lead our legal initiatives at Attensi, partnering with our global teams in their journey to deliver impactful and immersive learning solutions.

What will you do?

As the Head of Legal at Attensi, you'll be the linchpin in our legal strategy, overseeing all legal matters and providing expert counsel across our operations. Join us in shaping the legal framework that supports Attensi's growth and innovation.

You’ll report into Attensi’s CFO and work closely with the leadership team, sales organization and on a cross-functional basis to help drive legal practices and process.

As a part of this role your responsibilities will include:

  • Provide comprehensive legal counsel and guidance across all facets of the business operations at Attensi.
  • Strategically minimize risk exposure by conducting thorough assessments and implementing proactive risk management measures.
  • Oversee the review and drafting of various contracts, ensuring legal compliance and safeguarding the company's interests.
  • Conduct legal training sessions for internal stakeholders to enhance legal awareness and ensure adherence to legal requirements.
  • Offer legal support and guidance during business transactions and negotiations, playing a key role in fostering successful and legally sound agreements.
  • Effectively handle and resolve legal disputes, employing a strategic and solution-oriented approach to protect the company's interests.
  • Manage and cultivate relationships with external legal counsel, ensuring effective collaboration and obtaining specialised legal support when needed.
  • Contribute to the development and enhancement of legal processes and procedures, optimising efficiency and ensuring compliance with industry standards.
  • Stay current with changes in the law that are relevant to the business, providing timely updates and insights to the leadership team.

Who are we looking for?

We believe that the ideal candidate for this role will have a dynamic, collaborative, and pragmatic approach and will be excited to join a scaling business. Alongside this we believe the right candidate will have the following:

  • In-House Experience: Minimum of 3 years of in-house legal experience, illustrating a depth of understanding and proficiency in corporate legal matters.
  • Legal and Analytical Skills: Excellent legal acumen and analytical skills to navigate complex legal issues and provide strategic guidance.
  • Interpersonal and Communication Skills: Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, able to build strong internal and external relationships whilst having the ability to convey complex legal matters to non-legal stakeholders effectively.
  • Excellent Collaboration Skills: Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across various departments, fostering a team-oriented approach to legal solutions.
  • Software Licensing/SaaS/Technology Experience: Previous hands-on experience working with software licenses, SaaS and/or technology law, showcasing a practical understanding of relevant legal aspects.
  • International Experience: Proven experience in handling legal matters on an international scale, demonstrating a global perspective.
  • Pragmatic Nature: Possesses a pragmatic and solution-oriented nature, able to balance legal requirements with practical business needs.
  • Growth Stage Company Experience: Previous experience in a growth stage company, showcasing adaptability and a proactive approach to evolving legal challenges.

What do we offer?

At Attensi you will become part of an exciting and rapidly growing scale-up that is already a global leader in its field. You will play a central role in our continued growth and be surrounded by committed, smart and talented colleagues from a variety of backgrounds, both culturally and academically.

Attensi has an energetic and social working environment. We work hard, but also have a lot of fun. Monthly social activities like Attensi-days, sporting events, after-work socials, parties, game nights and

company trips are some of the ways in which we ensure we not only work together, but also play together!

Are you our next Game Changer?

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