Legal Counsel - EMEA (Maternity 10 months) - Software/RegTech/IP

Legal London, United Kingdom Job Number: 10610

Position at NICE Actimize

About NICE Actimize

NICE Actimize is the largest and broadest provider of financial crime, risk and compliance solutions for regional and global financial institutions, as well as government regulators. Consistently ranked as number one in the space, NICE Actimize experts apply innovative technology to protect institutions and safeguard consumers and investors assets by identifying financial crime, preventing fraud and providing regulatory compliance. The company provides real-time, cross-channel fraud prevention, anti-money laundering detection, and trading surveillance solutions that address such concerns as payment fraud, cybercrime, sanctions monitoring, market abuse, customer due diligence and insider trading. 
NICE Actimize is currently seeking a temporary attorney to join our team in London to cover for someone on maternity leave for 10 months. The legal counsel will be the primary lawyer for the EMEA region and report to the General Counsel in NYC.  


  • Draft and negotiate global contracts and other legal documents with a particular emphasis on software, SaaS and services agreements with global financial institutions
  • Use your extensive legal knowledge to highlight red flags and find innovative solutions to close multimillion dollar contracts through extensive coordination with Sales, Finance and product leaders
  • Advise management and staff on legal issues relevant to the business


 Must Have:

  • Experience in drafting and negotiating software and technology contracts
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to draft, analyze and review contracts and other legal documents generally
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with others
  • Exceptional ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing
  • Ability to negotiate effectively
  • Ability to organize and prioritize workload
  • Knowledge of general contracting procedures


  • 4/6 years of relevant experience
  • Ideally fluent French


NICE Actimize is comprised of talented, creative and dedicated individuals with a passion for delivering innovative solutions to the market.  At NICE Actimize, we recognize that every employee’s contributions are integral to our company’s growth and success. To find and acquire the best and brightest talent around the globe, we offer a challenging work environment, competitive compensation and benefits, and rewarding career opportunities. Come share, grow and learn with us – you’ll be challenged, you’ll have fun and you’ll be part of a fast growing, highly respected organization. 

NICE is committed to provide an environment based on equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and employees. It is the policy of NICE to afford equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals, regardless of age, race, color, creed, religion, citizenship, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, pregnancy, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, service in the Armed Forces, sexual or affectional orientation, atypical hereditary cellular or blood traits, genetic information, status as a victim of domestic or sexual violence, and/or any other status protected by any applicable federal, state and/or local statute or regulation.