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Commercial Legal Counsel

United States

Sporty Group

About the Role

As the Commercial Legal Counsel you will be responsible for supporting inbound vendor deals across different regions.
This is a strategic position in which you will have the opportunity to work and liaise with different departments, key stakeholders and will require you to have a strategic mindset and strong interpersonal skills.


Reporting directly to the VP of Business Development, Marketing & Media, this will be an opportunity to work in a hugely varied role with interesting projects and an international remit.

Draft, review, negotiate and close commercial agreements, including audiovisual rights, broadcast licences, production, and data protection agreements

Draft, review, negotiate and close inbound vendor agreements, including software licences and strategic partnerships

Maintenance of legal agreements and corporate documentation of several companies in various jurisdictions

Help develop and maintain effective contract processes, our contract management system, precedent agreements, and all relevant end-user documents


Qualified to practice law in the UK, US or a European jurisdiction

Working proficiency in English with additional languages such as Spanish or Portuguese is a plus
4+ years of post-qualification experience as a lawyer (with an emphasis on drafting and negotiating commercial transactions) at a prominent law firm, a relevant in-house corporate setting, or both

In-house legal experience is an advantage

Corporate governance and technology contracting experience, including consumer protection and privacy compliance. Experience in Betting and Gaming Law, Responsible Gambling, and AML is a plus

Demonstrated ability to handle difficult situations, prioritise and execute multiple projects, and solve problems creatively in a fast-paced work setting

Collaborative team player with a good sense of humour


About the Company

Sporty's sites are some of the most popular on the internet, consistently staying in Alexa's list of top websites for the countries they operate in.

The top-down mentality at Sporty is high performance based, meaning we trust you to do your job with an emphasis on support to help you achieve, grow and de-block any issues when they're in your way.
Generally employees can choose their own hours, as long as they are collaborating and doing stand-ups etc. The emphasis is really on results.

As we are a highly structured and established company we are able to offer the security and support of a global business with the allure of a startup environment. Sporty is independently managed and financed, meaning we don’t have arbitrary shareholder or VC targets to cater to.

We literally build, spend and make decisions based on the ethos of building THE best platform of its kind. We are truly a tech company to the core and take excellent care of our Team Members.

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