• Legal Counsel – APAC Region

    Location AU-Sydney
  • Overview

    The Corporate Counsel (Asia Pacific) will provide legal support from InterSystems’ Sydney, Australia office for the Asia Pac region.  

    Responsibilities

    • Work out of Sydney, Australia office
    • Primarily responsible for all legal issues effecting InterSystems in the region, including:
      • Software licenses, solution agreements and other customer contracts
      • Non-disclosure agreements
      • Joint Venture and teaming agreements
      • Consulting agreements with independent contractors and statements of work thereunder
      • Vendor compliance with InterSystems’ policies
      • Employment matters
      • Real estate matters
      • Corporate maintenance in local jurisdictions
      • Regulatory compliance
    • Manage large, government procurements of healthcare technology and then assist the project managers in managing the lifecycles of these complex agreements, including contract changes and amendments
    • Work with and manage outside counsel
    • Ensure compliance with internal processes regarding pricing, approval, and other requirements
    • Assist in ensuring compliance with external requirements, statutes and standards related to healthcare information technology, data protection, and other areas
    • Assist in completing, filing, and sourcing ancillary documents for transactions, such as insurance certificates, tax certifications, and corporate registrations
    • Perform special projects as requested

    Qualifications

    • Qualified legal practitioner with a current practicing certificate
    • At least 8 years of relevant legal experience required
    • Experience with large government procurements, preferably in health care
    • Software or other high tech experience required, healthcare experience a plus
    • Proven ability to effectively manage outside counsel

    Required Skills:

    • Sound decision making skills, business acumen, and legal judgment
    • Strong project management skills
    • Ability to vary communication style to effectively communicate locally and with non-native English speakers
    • Ability to triage multiple demands and shifting priorities
    • Ability to work remotely and independently from the head office and legal department in the dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment of a privately-held company
    • Inform stakeholders about work progress and outcomes
    • Ability to develop creative and non-traditional solutions
    • Understand how legal issues impact the "big picture"
    • Multiple language competencies are a plus

    Travel within the region will be required and, occasionally, outside the region

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