Business Lawyer

  • Kyiv
  • Full Time

MacPaw is a software company with headquarters in Kyiv, Ukraine, that develops and distributes software for macOS and iOS. At MacPaw, we believe that technology and human can reach their greatest potential together. Today, our products have more than 30 million users worldwide.

MacPaw is proud to be Ukrainian. Support and development of Ukraine is a significant part of the company’s culture. MacPaw gathers open-minded people who support each other and aspire to change the world around us.

We are currently seeking an experienced Business Lawyer to scale our Legal Team. We propose to work with challenging and interesting tasks requiring proactive efforts. You'll have an experience in a wide range of projects and companies in different jurisdictions.

In this role, you will:

    Provide support to members of the legal team in the process of preparing, proofreading documents, solving analytical problems, submitting documents and other communications with government agencies and structures, and providing legal support for the onboarding process of company employees.

    • Accompanying the formalization of relations with entrepreneurial employees (groups and sole proprietors) by preparing and concluding the necessary agreements with them (cooperation contracts, NDA's, liability, etc.)
    • Legal analysing of particular issues regarding the business activity of companies of the group
    • Drafting and proofreading of contracts, accompany the process of signing / re-signature various related documents and agreements
    • Participating in analytical work on the legal compliance products in order to ensure the legality of the company and preparation of documentation to ensure the actual legal presence (of companies in Ukraine) and the legality of the activities of the group's companies
    • Advising on different corporate, labour, real estate issues
    • Assisting other departments during the negotiation phase concerning contracts and approval thereof with clients/partners/suppliers

    Skills you’ll need to bring:

    • Higher legal education
    • At least 2 years of relevant law experience in a similar role
    • Proven experience with corporate law, contract law, labor law
    • A general understanding of taxation issues, including international taxation, will be considered as an advantage
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • English at least Upper-Intermediate level

    As a Plus:

    • Handling foreign companies
    • General understanding of IT subject field

    What we offer:

    • We are a Ukrainian company, and we stand with Ukraine against russian aggression
      We maintain workplaces and remunerations for the mobilized specialists and provide financial support to Macpawians or their families affected by the war. You can read more about it here.
    • Hybrid work model
      It’s entirely up to you whether to work remotely or at the hub. If you decide to mix it, the co-working spaces at our HQ are open around the clock, following all health and safety measures.
    • Your health always comes first
      We guarantee Covid-19 insurance starting from day one of our cooperation. Once your probation period is over, we cover 100% of the medical insurance cost for you and 50% for your dependents. We also cover dental plus massages and offer a 50% refund on therapy sessions.
    • Flexible work arrangement
      You can choose a schedule comfortable for you. No one here tracks your clock in/out since MacPaw is built on trust and cooperation.
    • A hub designed for people (and pets)
      Our HQ has it all. Spacious workplaces with enough room to sit comfortably, lounge around, or get active. A gym for boxing, fitness, and yoga. Cozy kitchens with breakfasts, coffee, and snacks. Rooms for sleeping and meditation. A terrace with a view where we throw summer parties. Also, we have two cats living in the hub, and you are welcome to bring your pets, too (we have separate spaces for cats and dogs).
    • Space to grow both professionally and personally
      Whatever your dreams and aspirations, we got you: a generous education budget, annual development reviews, free English and public speaking classes, and regular tech talks. We also offer personal mentoring with organizational coaches.
    • Teams we are proud of
      We build honest, transparent, and reliable relationships within the teams, prioritizing open and constructive feedback. Every Macpawian can improve the ongoing processes and implement their ideas.
    • Time-off policy that indeed covers life needs
      Twenty vacation days, unlimited paid sick leave, xDays (two days a month to work on what you are passionate about and not related to the MacPaw core business), and personal time off designed to help you take care of essential personal matters. On top of that, sabbaticals are open to Macpawians after five years.
    • Cafe and fresh daily lunches
      There are plenty of yummy options for everybody. Heads up, you have to try our ricotta cakes. Seriously. They’re unbelievable.
    • Join social initiatives with MacPawCares
      MacPaw is involved in a whole range of charity projects, and you are welcome to jump in and spend up to four work days per year making the world a better place.

    Meet a fellow MacPawian

    Kateryna Zlenko
    Q: How to explain jurisprudence to a child?
    A: It’s an art of making everybody believe that some man is right, and helping this man to keep his money safe. But if you ask my daughters, they’ll definitely say: “Mom is writing papers, papers, million of papers… all the time”.

    Kateryna Zlenko


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