Fortune 100 Tech Company – Senior Legal Counsel – Paris


One of the biggest IT companies in the world headquartered in the US with 400-strong global legal and compliance team.

Candidate Placed

Found Legal placed a 14 PQE Canadian lawyer bilingual in English and French, admitted to NY Bar, with experience working for a major US law firm and a top e-commerce company.


  • Draft, negotiate and process contracts with enterprise customers: direct sale, RFP / RFIs, resale, nondisclosure, software license/sublicense, evaluation, cloud contracts, XaaS, flexible consumption models, dispute settlements and alliance agreements.
  • Responsibility for named customers accounts headquartered in France with operations in EMEAR and the Americas.
  • Provide advice and contract interpretation to senior management on the provisions of specific agreements as well as legal issues that might impact the business
  • Secure proper approval on nonstandard legal, financial, technical and business issues raised in contract documents
  • Review, analyse and maintain standard contracts and other business documents
  • Participate on and lead departmental and cross-functional process improvement teams

Skills and Experience

  • Experience supporting sales of technology products and services to enterprise level customers. Knowledge of commercial, contract and business law, as well as knowledge of data protection and privacy law, IP and antitrust law; experience with revenue recognition principles. Significant direct experience negotiating complex business transactions.
  • Full fluency in English and French with the ability to draft and negotiate in both languages


The new team member started in their role in June 2017. As of today, they are still employed by the business (similar to all permanent placement we have made within the last 3 years).

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