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 Senior Attorney Europe 

Senior Attorney Europe

Switzerland | Switzerland

Brief Description

 The Senior Attorney, Europe is responsible for the review, negotiation, and drafting of Appian’s contracts as well as handling other legal matters for Europe (including the UK) for a fast-growing enterprise software company.


 The Senior Attorney will be the primary legal resource for Appian’s European sales team and will report to Appian’s General Counsel in the United States. It requires significant experience negotiating, drafting and analyzing software and software services contracts, such as software licensing and professional consulting services contracts. Ability to research legal issues specific to certain countries, work with miscellaneous human resources and other international clients and partners before and after regular business hours may also be required.

Background and Experience

  • The ideal candidate will possess the following experience and/or qualities:
  • Ability to read critically, write persuasively, draft legal agreements in and negotiate in both English and French fluently
  • Demonstrated effective writing and interpersonal skills
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in commercial, information technology contracts, in the areas of contract administration, management and negotiation, demonstrating increasing responsibility
  • Experience with non-standard contract change requests, contract terminations, contract modifications, and changes in scope
  • Highly motivated self-starter capable of working independently, taking the initiative to handle complex challenges, prioritizing multiple ongoing projects, and developing quick turn-around contract management strategies
  • Excellent problem solving, organizational and communications skills
  • Skilled with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Outlook and other software products as required
  • Solid business judgment
  • Juris Doctorate required
  • Must be able to travel to Appian headquarters as necessary
  • Software company work experience is preferred


Commensurate with experience. Relocation assistance is not available for this position.

 Appian is an equal opportunity employer

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