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Senior Legal Counsel (Maternity Cover)

· London, United Kingdom


What will you be doing at Miniclip?


With two direct reports, managing the work-flow and priorities for the commercial pillar of the legal team, including the following:


  • Supporting the business on its key strategic commercial goals
  • Drafting and negotiating a range of contracts with third parties, such as: Game publishing, development, and IP acquisition agreements, ­Marketing and promotional agreements, including user acquisition contracts, endorsement deals and influencer agreements, and advertising agreements
  • Ad-hoc support to stakeholders across the business on commercial queries and contentious matters
  • Advising the group and supervising day-to-day work on intellectual property matters, including assisting on game clearances, registering group brands, and enforcing group rights
  • Working with the Community and Customer Support teams to advise on campaigns and complaints, as they arise
  • Providing contractual support to various teams across the business, such as reviewing employment and facilities contracts
  • Corporate support work, such as due diligence on potential acquisitions
  • Reviewing and updating the Terms and Conditions for use of Miniclip games – setting out the rights and restrictions on use of our products, and advising on compatibility with app-store terms


What are we looking for?


  • 5+ years’ PQE qualified as a solicitor in a top tier private practice law firm or commercially-focussed in-house role, focussing on the mobile and gaming industry
  • Licensing experience desirable
  • Strong drafting skills
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Can work on own initiative
  • Can juggle conflicting demands and effectively prioritise
  • A leader and team-player who is driven, proactive, agile and forward-thinking, with commercial acumen

About Miniclip

Miniclip is a global leader in digital games with a mission of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. The Company develops, publishes, and distributes highly engaging games to an audience of over 400 million monthly active users across mobile, social and online platforms. They operate in 10 countries, with a global workforce of over 1000 people across 16 locations. 

Founded in 2001, the Company has successfully grown a huge global audience in over 195 countries and across six continents. Miniclip has a unique understanding of the digital games space and has developed a strong portfolio of over 60 high-quality mobile games, extensive worldwide distribution, and an internationally recognised brand name. To date, Miniclip's digital games, which also include the franchises 8 Ball Pool™, Subway Surfers™, Golf Battle™, Football Strike™, Carrom Pool™, and™ have generated more than 7 billion downloads. Miniclip has more than 70 million daily active players reaching people across the world in the pursuit of ‘unleashing the gamer in everyone’. 

In the past three years, as part of their ambitious growth plans, Miniclip have been delighted to welcome the teams from Playsport (famous for Motorsport Manager), Yakuto (creators of Darts of Fury), Masomo (home of Head Ball 2), Ilyon (designers of Bubble Shooter), Eight Pixels Square (Sniper Strike) operating as Miniclip Derby, Gamebasics (creators of OSM Online Soccer Manager) now operating as Miniclip Netherlands, Green Horse Games (home of Football Rivals), Supersonic Software Ltd., trading as (the team behind the highly successful Puzzle Page and Picture Cross), and most recently Sybo (famous for Subway Surfers). 
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