Senior Legal Counsel - EMEA



London, UK
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023

Headquartered in New York City, Dataiku was founded in Paris in 2013 and achieved unicorn status in 2019. Now, more than 1,000+ employees work across the globe in our offices and remotely. Backed by a renowned set of investors and partners including CapitalG, Tiger Global, and ICONIQ Growth, we’ve set out to build the future of AI.

Dataiku is hiring a Senior Legal Counsel to support the go-to-market activities in Europe, Middle East and Africa regions. We are looking for a self-starter and solution oriented team player who is excited to become a trusted advisor to our business. The Legal & Compliance team consists of individuals with diverse backgrounds currently located throughout the United States, France, United Kingdom and Singapore. We are a strategic partner for Dataiku's day to day business and are passionate about supporting the growth of our company. This position will report to the Director, Legal and will be based in London.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Provide practical guidance to Dataiku’s go-to-market teams to drive rapid revenue growth across EMEA
  • Review and negotiate enterprise software license and SaaS agreements, partner agreements and a variety of other agreements supporting go-to-market and procurement activities and company expansion
  • Work closely with Dataiku’s teams, including Finance, Marketing, Procurement, Customer and Compliance globally on projects and develop policies and procedures to help the company scale
  • Maintain strong working relationships with internal and external clients and peers
  • Perform additional duties and projects as assigned as needed to support the business needs, in particular in relation with intellectual property, privacy and/or regulatory matters


  • 7 + years of relevant legal experience and a proven understanding of commercial contracting in the context of SaaS and enterprise software licensing transactions
  • Excellent oral and written skills in English and French
  • Qualified to practice in England and Wales or an equivalent jurisdiction
  • Able to work cross-functionally, effectively communicate complex issues to business stakeholders
  • Highly organized, experienced with managing numerous deals or projects simultaneously and able to adapt to shifting priorities

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous in-house experience at a technology and/or international company preferred
  • Familiarity with data protection law and other privacy regimes is a plus, preferably in a technology context
  • Fluency in German would be a plus
About Dataiku:
Dataiku is the platform for Everyday AI, systemizing the use of data for exceptional business results. By making the use of data and AI an everyday behavior, Dataiku unlocks the creativity within individual employees to power collective success at companies of all sizes and across all industries. Don’t get us wrong: we are a tech company building software. Our culture is even pretty geeky! But our driving force is and will always remain people, starting with ours. We consider our employees to be our most precious asset, and we are committed to ensuring that each of them gets the most rewarding, enjoyable, and memorable work experience with us. Fly over to Instagram to learn more about our #dataikulife.
Our practices are rooted in the idea that everyone should be treated with dignity, decency and fairness. Dataiku also believes that a diverse identity is a source of strength and allows us to optimize across the many dimensions that are needed for our success. Therefore, we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All employment practices are based on business needs, without regard to race, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, neurodiversity, disability status, citizenship, veteran status or any other aspect which makes an individual unique or protected by laws and regulations in the locations where we operate. This applies to all policies and procedures related to recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, performance, promotion and termination and all other conditions and terms of employment. If you need assistance or an accommodation, please contact us at: reasonable-accommodations@dataiku.com