Job Description

Job Title:    Legal Counsel-Technology Innovation Offerings

Level: 7 - Manager

Location:    Dublin



Areas of Focus 


The Accenture Global Services Legal Team is seeking an attorney to support our global Technology Services practice.


The Technology Services practice anticipates future trends and brings our solutions to clients.  See https://www.accenture.com/technology for more information about Accenture’s Technology practice.


The Global Services–Technology legal role includes the following key areas of responsibility:

 

  • Supporting the Technology business teams to evaluate and prepare new offerings for market.

  • Learning and understanding the emerging technology sufficiently to provide legal guidance related to the offering.

  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating complex alliance and vendor technology transactions. 

  • Developing clear communication messages, guidance, templates and trainings regarding the offerings for the product development, sales and the contracting legal teams that lead client facing contracting efforts.

  • Maintaining strong collaborative relationships within the business and Legal organizations. 

 

Description of Temp Position 


Basic Qualifications

 

  • JD degree or equivalent degree or legal qualification.

  • Admitted to the bar (or local equivalent) and in good standing or otherwise authorized to practice law.

  • Minimum of 6 years of post-qualifying experience leading complex technology transactions including drafting and negotiating of client/vendor cloud computing arrangements, software-as-a-service, IP and data licensing and/or development agreements.

  • Experience advising product engineering and commercial teams on how to bring new offerings to market in a legally compliant and strategic manner.

  • Strong understanding of Intellectual Property commercial and transactional issues.


Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Knowledge of software product development issues, including third party components, integrations and open source issues.

  • Strong skills in structuring and negotiating software, cloud computing and software as a service deals. Both supplier and customer sides preferred.

  • Understanding or willingness to learn applicable regulatory landscapes as required for offerings.

  • Awareness of data protection and privacy laws and their interplay with product development and deployment.

  • Experience learning new technologies such as artificial intelligence, quantum computing, edge computing, IOT, extended reality, robotics, or blockchain.

  • Experience with hardware development and product liability helpful but not required.

 



Qualifications

Professional Skill Requirements

  • Interest in learning new cutting-edge technologies. 

  • Thrives in a constantly changing environment by showing high adaptability.

  • Self-directed and motivated.

  • Strong influence and negotiation skills with internal stakeholders, external clients and suppliers.

  • Skilled at explaining legal issues and the real-world impact to non-legal audience.

  • Pragmatic and practical approach to legal advice and legal support.

  • Demonstrated teamwork and collaboration in a professional setting; either military or civilian

Role Requirement
  • Flexibility to work with global business and legal teams.

About Accenture
Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions — underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network — Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With 505,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives. Visit us at www.accenture.com.
 
Please note that Accenture is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of society and does not discriminate on grounds of race, religion or belief, ethnic or national origin, disability, age, citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership status, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

All employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, race, creed, colour, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, citizenship status or any other basis as applicable by law.

Job candidates will not be obligated to disclose sealed or expunged records of conviction or arrest as part of the hiring process.

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