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Senior Legal Counsel APJ



Posted on Wednesday, February 21, 2024


As APJ Senior Legal Counsel you will join the rapidly growing global legal team supporting Databricks' business activities and working on diverse matters including the development of our business across multiple jurisdictions, negotiating commercial contracts, and solving issues relating to security and privacy. You will be agile, highly organized and have the skills, drive and flexibility to support and accelerate this leading technology company, addressing cutting-edge legal issues and organizational challenges.

The impact you will have:

  • Draft and negotiate complex, non-standard agreements
  • Advise sales teams on deal process and contract management
  • Understand product, data security, and privacy process issues to guide the sales team during negotiations, and in many other contexts
  • Help with standardization of documentation across multiple jurisdictions
  • Understand Databricks' internal structures, product offerings, technology, security/data protection systems and policies to give you a foundation for providing support across all lines of business
  • Provide general legal support across all areas of the business

What we look for:

  • Qualified attorney with 8+ years of relevant experience post-qualification, including time in an English speaking jurisdiction
  • Japanese or Korean language abilities is required
  • Fluent English speaker with high-level written English skills
  • Relevant tech sector in-house legal experience
  • Understanding of cloud services, technology, channel, and professional services contracts
  • High-level negotiation and legal drafting skills
  • Solid knowledge of business process, ideally gained in-house, relating to commercial, contract, intellectual property, and data privacy law
  • Experience managing workload in a fast-paced environment with competing demands
  • In addition, you should have a strong desire to be part of a dynamic legal team supporting the recognized leader in data and AI


  • Private medical, dental and optical
  • Life, accident, disability and critical illness coverage
  • Central Provident Fund for local nationals
  • Equity awards
  • Enhanced Parental Leaves
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Annual career development fund
  • Home office & work headphones reimbursement
  • Business travel accident insurance
  • Mental wellness resourcesEmployee referral bonus

About Databricks

Databricks is the data and AI company. More than 10,000 organizations worldwide — including Comcast, Condé Nast, Grammarly, and over 50% of the Fortune 500 — rely on the Databricks Data Intelligence Platform to unify and democratize data, analytics and AI. Databricks is headquartered in San Francisco, with offices around the globe and was founded by the original creators of Lakehouse, Apache Spark™, Delta Lake and MLflow. To learn more, follow Databricks on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.

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