Senior Corporate Legal Counsel

Location: Copenhagen - Headquarters, DK

Senior Corporate Legal Counsel

Would you like to work in an international environment providing legal advice on a broad range of IT and commercial law issues? Do you thrive in a hectic atmosphere, and are you interested to be part of a Danish based global IT company? Then perhaps an interesting career is awaiting you in SimCorp.

Job description

To support our market units in Europe, Middle East and Asia Pacific, we are looking for an experienced Senior Corporate Legal Counsel.

You will be working in Copenhagen, as part of our Group Legal and Compliance team. The team is responsible for providing legal advice on a broad range of commercial matters, with main focus on software as a service contracts with SimCorp’s customers, suppliers and partners.

Providing business oriented advice for different SimCorp stakeholders

SimCorp’s main product, SimCorp Dimension, is one of the world's leading investment management software solutions used globally by international financial institutions and equity funds.

SimCorp is going through a cloud technology transformation moving from selling software to providing everything as a service.

As our new Senior Corporate Legal Counsel, your main focus will be to support SimCorp’s sales teams in connection with new customer contracts, extensions of existing customer engagements and provision of professional services. You will work directly with the management and business of SimCorp, serving as lead counsel on strategic deals.

Other responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to the establishment and continuous refinement of contracts as we move to as a service
  • Cooperate with group procurement in connection with negotiating and drafting different supplier agreements.
  • Resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries, through day-to-day advice.
  • Provide ad-hoc advice on various legal matters such as intellectual property rights, regulatory compliance, company law and various other areas of law.

Your qualifications

As our preferred candidate you:

  • Have a degree in law (cand.jur) or  business administration and commercial law (cand.merc.(jur)) and have been practicing as an in-house counsel or as an attorney for at least 5 years
  • Have experience with drafting and negotiating complex contracts
  • Know the legal aspects of software as a service and IT outsourcing
  • Have excellent English communication skills, both verbally and in writing
  • Have a good understanding of commercial issues and are able to balance the need for sound business advice with the need for maintaining a high standard of legal advice

To succeed in this role, you thrive in a hectic, yet informal environment and are able to turn around requests for advice at short notices. You have strong interpersonal skills and can interact with and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization, including senior management.

Why join SimCorp?

At SimCorp, you get to work with skilled and supportive colleagues in a global company counting more than 50 nationalities and offices in more than 20 countries. We have a very strong culture of cooperation and trust and we work actively with CSR and ESG. We offer different social activities, such as our own Friday bar, an art club, running club etc.

We provide complex IT solutions to the world's leading investment management firms in a rapidly changing market. Acting in this niche brings many challenging and interesting opportunities. What better place to build a successful career?

We offer a very pleasant working atmosphere with a great degree of flexibility and the possibility of working both from our office in Copenhagen and from home.

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If you would like to know more about the job, please contact Mette Kaasing Marstrand, Director legal +45 3544 8800 or mail