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General Counsel
Muse Group
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Muse Group

Muse Group empowers music makers. We create the world’s most popular apps for playing, recording, and composing music.

Through our innovative learning tools, expansive music catalogs, and free open-source software, we make it easier for millions — from beginners to experienced musicians — to be creative every day.

Our talented team of music lovers collaborates all over the globe, from Limassol to Seoul, Boston to Berlin. We’re an ambitious company with the drive and culture of a startup — with many more exciting Muse Group developments to come.

Muse Group is embarking on a global expansion and seeks a dynamic General Counsel to spearhead our legal strategy and operations. This pivotal role involves leading our global legal team, offering strategic and operational legal guidance across our diverse Muse Group + Hal Leonard business sectors.

The ideal candidate will navigate legal complexities in various jurisdictions, ensuring compliance and managing legal risks aligned with our commercial risk tolerance.

Reporting directly to either the COO or CFO, this role demands close collaboration with senior leaders and stakeholders throughout the organization to support our growth and innovation initiatives.

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You won't hear water cooler chat about the weather here at Muse, here we are rating our favorite Prince albums and discussing Japanese punk.

Key responsibilities: 

  • Offer comprehensive legal counsel on a broad spectrum of matters, including but not limited to contracts, intellectual property, data privacy, corporate governance, employment law, litigation, and regulatory adherence.
  • Formulate and enforce legal frameworks and procedures to guarantee compliance with all applicable regulations in regions including, but not limited to, Europe, the US, and Australia.
  • Identify and mitigate legal risks, advising on the legal aspects of strategic decisions.
  • Draft, scrutinize, and negotiate a variety of legal agreements, engaging with customers, vendors, partners, and regulatory bodies.
  • Act as the company's legal representative in disputes and proceedings, while managing external legal relationships to optimize spending.
  • Lead and cultivate the global legal team, ensuring strategic allocation of resources and budget management.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant legal developments, preparing the company to adapt to changing legal landscapes.

Required experience and skills:

  • Proven legal expertise on a global scale, with a preference for candidates versed in the technology sector and music intellectual property.
  • Demonstrated leadership, communication, and negotiation prowess, coupled with robust business insight and a commitment to ethical practices.
  • Essential experience dealing with Music publishers and copyright agencies.
  • Experience developing in-house legal solutions, partnering with senior leadership and general employees.
  • A keen sense of diligence, recognizing the significant financial risks of non-compliance in this dynamic field.
we offer
FREEDOM
FOR ALL
Work remotely or at a co-working place of your choice in your favorite band t-shirt.
CREATIVITY
EVERY DAY
Make inspiring products for musicians, artists and creators – no day is the same.
IMPACTFUL
WORK
Influence the future of the music industry and change the lives of millions worldwide.
Work
set up
Get a generous allowance for work equipment and co-working spaces (for those not in Cyprus).
Growth and
development
Receive specialized training, language lessons, conferences and learning materials.
Team
well-being
Access to therapy whenever you need it, and assistance in difficult life circumstances.
The way
we work
We believe everyone in the Muse Group team is a leader. That's why our core philosophy is based on our leadership principles.
Live and let live
Take ownership
Have high standards
Deliver results every day
Take
responsibility
Be specific. Trust. Take action.
Deep dive
Don't cross
the line
Follow the principles of interaction
Focus on the essentials
Don't be an asshole
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