In-house Counsel

Legal Melbourne, Australia


We’re starting a new chapter as a combined business with Optimizely as we proudly join forces to create a new wave of digital leaders by transforming digital experience creation and optimization. In September 2021 we will move forward as a combined business under the name Optimizely. 

Episerver is consistently ranked as a market leader in digital experience creation, supporting the digital journeys of 9,000+ global brands, while Optimizely is the world’s leader in experience optimization. Combined, these two powerhouses create the most advanced digital experience platform in the industry. Together our mission is simple; we empower people to unlock their digital potential by giving them the tools and the confidence they need to operate freely so that they can create and optimize digital experiences that result in outsized outcomes for businesses and people. 

The scale of our product has created tremendous potential for growth with Episerver + Optimizely – growth of teams, growth of influence, and growth of personal careers. If you are looking to work on the next generation of digital technologies in a fast-paced, hyper-growth environment, apply! We’re just getting started...

Our Legal team has a mission to serve as a trusted business partner in the creation and protection of responsible revenue for Episerver, as well as being the gate keeper of all risk mitigation initiatives. We strive to apply both legal acumen and business judgment to provide sound, practical legal decisions to all functions throughout the organization.

You will collaborate with customers spanning multiple industries, to understand and assess legal and business risks and make sound decisions under tight deadlines. You will have the opportunity to help launch innovative cloud products and services in a responsible and compliant way, as well as playing a meaningful part in Episerver and our customer’s growth and mission.

As an In-House Counsel you will be:

  • Negotiating and drafting contracts
  • Evaluating product/service offerings
  • Building internal and external compliance protocols,
  • Monitoring and addressing legislative and regulatory developments that affect digital experience expanse.
  • We are further fueled by the challenges of fast-moving growth, mergers and acquisitions.

About you:

  • 3+ years of experience at a top-tier law firm or in-house legal department. (Prior tech experience is a plus)
  • Excellent business judgment and ability to assess legal risk while also thinking strategically, laterally and commercially
  • Exceptional negotiation skills, with a consultative, non-adversarial approach
  • Strong understanding of GDPR and privacy laws in general
  • Providing advice on software intellectual property related matters.
  • AUS qualified lawyer (eligible to practice as a lawyer in Australia)
  • An entrepreneurial spirit and passion for working in a dynamic environment