Senior Legal Counsel - Commercial

Legal & Compliance Gibraltar, Gibraltar


Position at LeoVegas Group

ABOUT THE ROLE            
We are looking for a talented, business-minded Senior Legal Counsel with strong leadership skills to join our dynamic in-house commercial legal team. Reporting to the Head of Legal, you will be part of an international team of lawyers, working on projects related to our rapidly expanding business including online gaming brands and related businesses that LeoVegas Group (the “Group”) operates in multiple jurisdictions as part of MGM Resorts International.   


  • Drafting, reviewing and offering guidance on a variety of contracts including marketing and sponsorship agreements (previous examples include football and celebrity sponsorships), non-disclosure, affiliate and consultancy agreements, and any other legal documentation as required;
  • Negotiating legal terms directly with suppliers;
  • Collaborating with professionals across various departments, building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Providing general legal advice and support on a range of issues;
  • Developing internal policies and procedures;
  • Raising the business awareness around key commercial legal risks and mitigations;
  • Monitoring, researching and advising with relevant legal developments, industry regulations, and best practices in various jurisdictions to ensure the company’s legal strategies remain current and effective;
  • Assisting in the resolution of disputes, including contract disputes and potential litigation, collaborating with external legal counsel if required;

Essential skills:

  • 5 years plus PQE as Qualified Lawyer in the UK or EU with experience either in-house or within a private practice law firm.
  • A wealth of experience in drafting, negotiating and reviewing complex commercial agreements.
  • Ability to analyse complex topics and provide practical advice and solutions.
  • Sound business acumen and commercial awareness with an ability to identify and resolve legal issues quickly and effectively.
  • Willingness to mentor and develop junior members of the legal team.

Nice to have skills:     

  • Experience in the gaming, marketing or technology sectors would be an asset but not required. Willingness to learn and curiosity about new areas are sufficient.
At the core of LeoVegas Group, is Team Leo. Our culture is our foundation and is what enables us to innovate, build, and lead as we trailblaze our way through the igaming industry. We’re a team of over 1400 innovators, initiators, and groundbreakers working in a fast-paced and agile environment across 11 offices world-wide
  • Competitive salary based on your experience.
  • Well-being allowance to support your active lifestyle.
  • Private health insurance to keep our Team Leo healthy and happy.
  • Personal development plan to help you reach your goals and ambitions.
  • Employee assistance program to help and guide you in challenging moments.
  • Team activities and events to have some well deserved break and a bit of fun!
JOIN US!                
In our pride, we like to empower our teammates to find their roar and run with their wildest ideas. We don’t wait around for things to happen, we pounce and make it happen!                
If you think you would be a good fit for the Leo pride - give us a roar!                 
**As our company working language is English we’d like to see your CV in English please**