Axway Corporate Legal Counsel Part-time in North Sydney, Australia

Axway is a catalyst for transformation. With Axway AMPLIFY™, our cloud-enabled data integration and engagement platform, leading brands better anticipate, adapt and scale to meet ever changing customer expectations. Our unified, API-first approach connects data from anywhere, fuels millions of apps and delivers real-time analytics to build customer experience networks. From idea to execution, we help make the future possible for more than 11,000 organizations in 100 countries.

The APAC division of Axway is looking to add a resource in Sydney to our current legal team. As an in-house attorney you will manage business contracts and negotiations, formulate policies to ensure legal and contract compliance, manage resolutions of disputes, and contribute to the formulation of our business strategy in APAC. A successful candidate will have a minimum of 7 years of software licensing and contract experience and some employment law experience. All candidates must have LLM from an accredited law school. International business experience and foreign language skills are an advantage. The attorney will directly report to Axway’s Head of Legal.

  • Oversees, prepares and negotiates legal documents including software licenses, services agreements, vendor contracts, and nondisclosure agreements.

  • Manages the legal activities, of the company with the objective of protecting the company's interests and providing assistance to managers concerning how laws and regulations impact their functional areas.

  • Manage all documents throughaa the legal process.

  • Prepares and reviews proposed contracts, leases, formal agreements and other legal instruments.

  • Manages license compliance, audits of customers.

  • On a daily basis manages all software licensing activities and software contract activities.

  • Partners closely with Sales, Finance and HR.

  • When needed, manages relations with outside counsel.

Key Competencies

  • Software licensing and service contract experience

  • General knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to corporations in general and software companies in specific.

  • Detail oriented.

  • Excellent time management, communications, decision making, presentation, human relations, and organizational skills.


  • Experience with emphasis on software law, IP rights, employment law, and compliance regulations licensing and commercial transactions

  • Knowledge of financial revenue recognition rules

  • A minimum of 7 years of legal experience

  • Fluency other language is a plus

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Job alias (job posting title): Corporate Legal Counsel Part-time

ID: 2017-4193

External Company Name: Axway Software SA

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