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Legal Counsel at Tessian
London, GB
The Legal Team at Tessian
We’re looking for a lawyer to join our Legal and Compliance team here at Tessian!
The Legal Team at Tessian is fundamental to the growth of the business and in ensuring that we consistently maintain the business’s integrity. Tessian is growing rapidly and at this exciting stage of our growth this role will involve a varied and interesting workload, including IP, data protection, employment and general commercial law matters. 
You will report to the Head of Legal and Compliance and work closely with internal and external stakeholders.
Every day is different in the Legal Team! You'll be a motivated and detail oriented individual, ready and willing to get involved in all areas of the business and it's ever changing projects.
As a commercially minded, diligent individual, you'll have a great opportunity to help shape Legal and Compliance at Tessian, particularly with the new and exciting challenges we have ahead after our recent Series B fundraise with Sequoia.

As our Legal Counsel, you'll get to:

    • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of agreements, contracts and other legal documentation (including - but by no means limited to - commercial contracts, non-disclosure agreements, & marketing agreements)
    • Respond to legal requests from all areas of the business
    • Communicate and advise on legal concepts
    • Develop in house standard templates and policies
    • Work closely and advising internal stakeholders on risk-related matters
    • Liaise with external counsel, where applicable, on projects from fundraising to IP to employment law

We'd love to meet someone who:

    • Has a couple of years of post qualification experience
    • Has a passion and interest in technology
    • Has excellent attention to detail
    • Is comfortable working autonomously in a fast paced environment
    • Possesses very strong organisational skills and is proactive, inquisitive and detailed oriented
    • Ideally has some experience with Intellectual Property experience and Data Protection - if you do, please do tell us about this in the 'Additional Information' section

Why we think you'll love it here

    • You’ll work alongside amazing, high-performing colleagues
    • We offer a competitive salary and equity options with every role
    • Everyone gets 25 days of paid annual leave (33 days including bank holidays)
    • Company contributions are made towards your pension
    • We have a communal company lunch twice a month, and regular team socials and activities
    • One week of remote working from abroad
    • There are plenty of office snacks including fruit, nuts, bread, and cereals, and amazing coffee
    • We offer a cycle to work scheme, eyecare vouchers and childcare vouchers
    • Weekly yoga sessions in the office
    • If you’re coming from abroad, we’ll provide relocation assistance. Over 25% of the company is international and we’re always as supportive as we can be in helping people make the move
Tessian is a Sequoia-backed technology company. Tessian's mission is to keep the world's most sensitive data and systems private and secure. We're building the world's first Human Layer Security (HLS) platform to fulfil this mission.

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