Neuron is the leading shared micromobility operator in Australia and New Zealand and the company has also expanded into the United Kingdom and more recently Korea. We partner with cities to connect people and places in a safe, convenient and fun way. We are driven to help the world build a more prosperous and sustainable future through new ways of moving and connecting.
Neuron launched the world’s first docked e-scooter in Singapore in 2016 and the first shared e-scooter programme in 2017. We develop our own industry-leading e-scooters, which are purpose built for sharing and safety. We also set the industry standard for technology that manages them. Neuron has launched an impressive range of world firsts, particularly when it comes to safety. We currently operate in 8 cities across ANZ, three in the United Kingdom and recently launched in South Korea.
Reporting to our Group General Counsel, the Legal Counsel will help manage legal and other risks, including to ensure compliance with local and national regulations in the various locations in which Neuron operates and to offer sound legal advice to the business on all relevant issues.
What You’ll Do:
- Provide both day-to-day and strategic legal support to country-level markets and regional projects.
- Evaluate varied legal and regulatory issues to provide high quality and pragmatic legal advice supporting business growth in China, Singapore and South Korea, as well as ANZ, UK, Canada and beyond.
- Draft and negotiate all required commercial contracts including hardware supplier agreements, partnership agreements, employment and subcontractor agreements, on-line terms and conditions, purchase agreements and NDAs.
- Advise on data privacy and protection issues across multiple markets (including GDPR) and contribute to fostering a culture of privacy-by-design.
- Proactively manage risks as they arise, with the ability to self-manage and prioritise.
- Engage and manage local external legal advisors in existing and upcoming markets of operations to interpret and apply multi-jurisdictional advice.
- Provide support on product safety, insurance and claims-related matters.
- Respond promptly to a wide range of legal requests from Engineering, Software, Product, Customer Service, Communications and other business teams.
- Learn from senior colleagues in a dynamic high-growth environment while managing emerging risks in an exciting new industry.
What You'll Need:
- Law degree from an accredited law school and practicing certificate from a recognised jurisdiction.
- Ability to work in both Mandarin and English and experience of commercial legal practice in mainland China and/or South Korea will be highly regarded.
- 4-8 years professional legal experience including some in-house with MNCs or reputable start-ups.
- Legal experience in some or all of the following areas: corporate and commercial, supplier arrangements, data privacy, insurance, or commercial litigation.
- Curiosity and ambition with a keen interest in shared mobility and a can-do attitude.
- Adaptable and detail-oriented with strong work ethic and organisational skills and the ability to handle multiple and varied work streams under time constraints.
Make It Happen
Drive to deliver results with the highest impact and be committed to follow through. Continuously optimise through collaboration to achieve the best collective outcomes.
Take active steps and be the driver to improve things, for yourself, your team and the cities we serve. Relish the chance if this leads you outside your normal scope.
Trust Facts Over Opinion
Decisions should be evidence-based. Assess situations fairly, using reason and logic rather than unverified opinions wherever possible.
We embrace the habit of asking questions, challenging assumptions, and revisiting convictions.
Do More With Less
Ask questions, challenge assumptions, learn from mistakes and be ready to leave behind what you thought you knew before.
If you are passionate about making a real-time impact and want the opportunity to play an instrumental part in our growth story, we want you riding for our team!
Neuron Mobility is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to making all employment decisions including recruitment, appointment and promotion decisions on the basis of business needs, individual qualifications, and merit.
The company prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are dedicated to the continued personal and professional growth of our employees. We protect all of our employees regardless of race, nationality, ethnicity, politics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, social origin, physical and mental disability, religion or belief, marital or domestic partnership status, family or parental status and any other status recognised and protected by the law and regulations of where we operate.