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Francia, ParisFrancia, Paris

Adobe, Inc.

Fecha de publicación 28.04.2024

Associate Senior Legal Counsel (French, English and Spanish speaker) - based in Paris

Our Company

Changing the world through digital experiences is what Adobe's all about. We give everyone-from emerging artists to global brands-everything they need to design and deliver exceptional digital experiences! We're passionate about empowering people to create beautiful and powerful images, videos, and apps, and transform how companies interact with customers across every screen.

We're on a mission to hire the very best and are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere in the organization, and we know the next big idea could be yours!

The opportunity:

From the moment you wake up in the morning until you go to bed at night consider the media you consume, the adverts you see, the apps you use, the websites you browse and almost all of the shopping you do online throughout the day. Chances are that every single one of those interactions, every single one of those experiences, was touched by an Adobe product.

We have a fantastic opportunity for an Associate Senior Legal Counsel (French, English and Spanish speaker) to join our legal team based in Paris.

The legal team is supportive, encouraging, dynamic, and above all, friendly department in a company which values work/life balance, diversity and inclusion and where a competitive salary and attractive benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate.

We have an exciting new role for an experienced commercial/IT/IP lawyer to mainly support Adobe business in France and Spain (role based in Paris), as well as to work with a broad range of business matters requiring legal support in Southwest Region (Italy, France, Spain and Portugal). The successful candidate's primary objective will be to act as advisor to, and interface and collaborate with, all levels of the sales community, as well as providing support to other functions within the organization (including the marketing and finance groups) and working with other members of the legal team. As Adobe is growing fast there is also ample opportunity to help shape some of the new systems (CLM, knowledge sharing, automation) and working processes with other teams to help the legal team scale for the future. As you can see lots of variety and opportunities for growth at Adobe. The position is currently hybrid (3 days a week in the office), with our offices located in Paris, France.

What you'll do
  • Supporting Adobe business in Southwest Region, with a strong focus in France and Spain (role based in Paris).
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of license, professional services and other complex commercial agreements and documents, including sales and licensing agreements as well as statements of work, resale, distribution, and consulting agreements.
  • Providing general commercial legal support to the various business units in Southwest region, and preparing and delivering training in-house, when appropriate, on key legal areas of interest.
  • Cooperating and working closely with other legal team members across EMEA and Latin America.
  • Monitoring and advising on regulations and legislation that will impact our business, including Italian regulations and legislation.
  • Participation in knowledge management and process improvement activities within EMEA, as well as the ability to run and lead departmental projects.
  • Providing legal support to working groups as projects and new work practices are being developed within the business.
  • Carrying out internal training and providing ongoing support to the business on key risks.


What you'll need to succeed
  • This role is for a Paris-based experienced lawyer with proven contracts negotiation experience and academic background who has trained and qualified with a reputable law firm or in-house department of a comparable company (10-15 years of experience).
  • Proficient English, French and Spanish (mandatory requirement). Ability to speak another EU language being a distinct advantage.
  • Experienced in Commercial/IT/IP as well as data protection and artificial intelligence issues, good business sense essential.
  • Experience working effectively across business units and internal functions to efficiently resolve business issues.
  • The candidate must be a great teammate, able to self-start with limited guidance and work independently as well as having a positive, problem solving, and business focused attitude with confidence to prioritize workload appropriately in a fast-paced environment.
  • Business oriented and practical yet creative problem-solving approach that emphasizes addressing business needs while protecting Adobe's interests.
  • Good communication, drafting and technical skills are essential, as is experience of the software/IT industry.
  • Ability to multi-task, as well as identify and manage risks.
  • International mindset and approach.
  • High degree of flexibility and ability to adapt quickly.
  • Desire to make an impact and build an exciting career with our Legal team
  • Good sense of humor.


Being business oriented, experience in contracts drafting and negotiation, proficient English, French and Spanish are mandatory requirements. You don't have to match all other listed requirements exactly to be considered for this role.

Adobe is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and affirmative action employer. We do not discriminate based on gender, race or color, ethnicity or national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other applicable characteristics protected by law. Learn more.

Adobe aims to make Adobe.com accessible to any and all users. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation to navigate our website or complete the application process, email [email protected] or call (408) 536-3015.

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