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Lawyer

Serbia_Belgrade | Legal

Lawyer

ABBYY powers intelligent automation. We reimagine the way people work and how companies accelerate business by delivering the intelligence that fuels automation platforms. Our solutions transform enterprise data and empower you with the insights you need to work smarter and faster. We help more than 10,000 companies globally, including many of the Fortune 500, to drive significant impact where it matters most: customer experience, profitability, and competitive advantage.​ We bring together top experts from all over the world to form our growing team of 1,000+ employees, offices in 15 countries, and headquarters in the United States. Joining ABBYY means becoming an expert in a big global team working on challenging projects. Our flat hierarchy allows employees across the world and functions to make a direct impact on our business strategy, while people programs like health and fitness challenges, Volunteer Time Off policy, internal lectures, and social events foster teamwork and work-life balance.​ We invite you to join us! Working for ABBYY means working autonomously on global projects that boost your personal and professional growth.​

This role is open to candidates looking to join ABBYY either from Serbia or Hungary.​

Responsibilities

  • Provide accurate and timely advice internally on a variety of legal topics mainly related to product, marketing and operations issues
  • Respond to product and R&D queries as well as helping coordinate requests for input on for various product initiatives
  • Provide legal advice related to all business agreements, including in and out licensing of technology (e.g., eulas, third-party components and open source licensing), service agreements, regulatory matters
  • Draft and solidify agreements and other legal documents to ensure and maintain the company's legal rights and interests
  • Specify and maintain necessary international policies and regularly monitor compliance with support of third parties where needed
  • Liaise with external legal advisers for expert legal input and opinion
  • Monitoring and highlighting significant legal developments
  • Assist in managing material escalations and matters that have strategic value, or material risk or exposure to the company collaboratively
  • Assist in protecting the Company's IP assets
  • Assist in managing regulatory compliance and litigation when required
  • Carrying out other tasks as required to enhance the effectiveness of the Company

Requirements

  • an LLM or LLB degree with knowledge and understanding of business law
  • Minimum 5 years of proven experience as a lawyer (attorney or in-house counsel), preferably in international IT company
  • Solid experience with IP and software licensing, commercial law and contracts, general corporate and commercial legal issues
  • Experience in one or more the following fields: compliance/regulatory law, trademark law, employment law and marketing legal support is a plus (but not a must)
  • Fluent in English (additionally Serbian and/or Hungarian is a plus)
  • You are team player with ability to work independently
  • You are analytical, flexible, and have a proactive attitude
  • You are solution and business oriented
  • You are a natural problem-solver and strategic thinker, comfortable with ambiguity and able to bring structure to challenging situations
  • You have strong project management skills
  • You have strong communication skills, particularly clear and concise communication
  • You are focused on establishing consensus and working with various stakeholders to drive projects

At ABBYY you will:  

 

Be an experienced advisor in a trusted, globally recognized brand  

 

ABBYY is a global company working with the largest enterprises in the world. More than 10,000 companies, including many of the Fortune 500, trust our technologies and products to gain a complete understanding of their business processes and content; 

 

ABBYY's global expertise includes various industries, such as Financial Services, Insurance, Transportation & Logistics, Healthcare, Government, and Legal. We are a significant player in the RPA and broader intelligent automation market through strategic partnerships and embedded technology licensing with leading vendors.  

 

Having a global structure, we work on most of the projects in international teams. A major part of the employees in Global Functions regularly communicate in English – both in emails and during calls and meetings. 

 

Be challenged and autonomous 

 

We support your aspiration for professional development and empower you to implement your ideas to complete challenging projects; 

 

We have a flat hierarchy and the management – from team leads to top managers – is open to ideas and discussions. Every opinion counts. 

 

Have the flexibility to work the way you work best 

 

Work-life balance looks a little different for everyone, and we recognize that at ABBYY;  

 

You will collaborate with your manager to design a workday that works best for you, with flexible hours; 

 

Our Serbia-based colleagues are entitled to 25 + 3 paid vacation days per year as well as two days' paid volunteering leave which you can use to contribute to a cause you care for; 

 

To facilitate your well-being, we offer access to FitPass, a digital membership that provides access to hundreds of different sports facilities, including gyms, fitness studios, swimming pools, and sports centers in 30+ cities throughout Serbia as well as private medical insurance.

 

Additionally, we provide both remote and hybrid work options to best suit your needs. 

 

Join a diverse and welcoming community 

 

At ABBYY, we are 1000+ colleagues worldwide, working from across 15 countries. From Silicon Valley to Japan, you will find a passionate, dedicated team of innovators, technical experts, and visionaries. We have been excelling for over 30 years; 

 

The success of our employees is a top priority for us: We value a culture of trust, collaboration, and respect by fostering open communication, a continuous cycle of feedback, and recognition; 

 

Our leaders work directly with their teams to establish clear goals and deadlines, so that we can succeed together; 

 

We enjoy learning about each employee and facilitating their personal and professional development through dedicated learning and development initiatives. 

 

ABBYY is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that values the strength that diversity brings to the workplace. 

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