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Legal Counsel (Commercial)

Ravelin Technology

Ravelin Technology

London, UK
Posted on Thursday, August 24, 2023

Who are we?

Hi! 👋 We are Ravelin! We're a fraud detection company using advanced machine learning and network analysis technology to solve big problems. Our goal is to make online transactions safer and help our clients feel confident serving their customers.

And we have fun in the meantime! We are a friendly bunch and pride ourselves in having a strong culture and adhering to our values of empathy, ambition, unity and integrity. We really value work/life balance and we embrace a flat hierarchy structure company-wide. Join us and you’ll learn fast about cutting-edge tech and work with some of the brightest and nicest people around - check out our Glassdoor reviews.

If this sounds like your cup of tea, we would love to hear from you! For more information check out our blog to see if you would like to help us prevent crime and protect the world's biggest online businesses.

The Role

We are seeking a talented legal counsel with strong commercial experience to join Ravelin. Reporting into the Head of Legal, your expertise in commercial transactions and contract negotiation will play a crucial role in supporting the growth and development of the company. The ideal candidate will be able to handle multiple areas of responsibilities autonomously, and demonstrate an excellent balance of critical and commercial judgement.


  • Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements, including saas agreements, partnership agreements, service agreements, and vendor contracts.
  • Provide strategic advice to various departments within the company, including business development, sales, marketing, and product teams, on a broad spectrum of legal issues related to technology, intellectual property, data protection, and more.
  • Stay up to date on relevant laws, regulations, and industry standards, ensuring the company's compliance with legal requirements.
  • Resolve legal issues and contract interpretation matters that arise during negotiations.
  • Produce and/or maintain various standard agreements.
  • Advise on special projects as needed, including new product developments, while taking into consideration their legal and regulatory impact on the company.


  • Qualified lawyer with around 2-3 years of post-qualification experience in commercial law.
  • Prior experience working in a law firm's technology or commercial practice, and/or as in-house counsel for a tech company, is highly desirable.
  • Expertise in drafting, reviewing, and negotiating a variety of commercial agreements.
  • In-depth understanding of technology-related legal matters, including intellectual property, data protection, and regulatory compliance.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to communicate complex legal concepts to non-legal stakeholders.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, coupled with a proactive and solution-oriented approach.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Adaptable and open to learning about new technologies and legal developments in the AI industry.


  • Equity
  • Comprehensive medical cover with AXA
  • Pension Scheme with Aviva
  • Mental health support through Spill
  • £1000 per year wellness budget
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays + 1 extra day off for cultural reasons
  • Every last Friday of the month off
  • Flexible working hours & remote friendly environment
  • Ravelin Gives Back - monthly charitable donations and regular volunteering opportunities
  • TeamBandit - Fortnightly team lunches with different people from across the company
  • Access to BorrowmyDoggy
  • Cycle-to-Work scheme
  • Weekly board game nights & budget for regular socials that anyone can organise

*Job offers may be withdrawn if candidates do not meet our pre-employment checks: unspent criminal convictions, employment verification, and right to work.*