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Legal Counsel



Posted on Sunday, October 22, 2023



SALARY: 16 000 - 25 000 PLN gross/monthly

There are more than 300 million reasons to join Brainly — one for every student you’ll help go from questioning to understanding. Team up with us as we build and continue improving one of the most popular ed-tech products on the planet. In a world of questions and uncertainty, you can be part of the answer as we shape the future of learning and change lives, one student at a time. If this excites you, you know what to do next.

Let’s get to know each other. And get ready to make a difference!


This role will support Brainly’s global operations from legal, compliance and regulatory perspectives with a focus on general commercial contract review and employment law advice for Brainly in Europe (particularly Poland and Spain).


  • Advise on general legal, regulatory and compliance matters with respect to ongoing business activities
  • Act as a legal business partner across the various functions in order to support the achievement of the organization’s financial and operational goals and strategies
  • Review and negotiate general commercial agreements
  • Review European labor contracts and advise on employment/labor law issues
  • Manage company secretarial work, such as corporate filings and minutes of meetings
  • Manage external counsel to address specific and discrete legal issues globally
  • Implement and manage legal operations


  • Minimum of 5 years’ practice experience with a top-tier law firm or multinational company, preferably experience in tech company
  • Duly qualified to practice law in Poland
  • Excellent academic credentials
  • Experience in a multinational tech company
  • Experience in employment law
  • Impeccable judgment in the identification of issues and the recommendation and implementation of creative, pragmatic, and actionable solutions that are risk balanced
  • A problem solver who is open to new ideas and new approaches and is comfortable dealing with change and uncertainty
  • Ability to work independently and cross-functionally in a fast-paced and fast-changing environment with stakeholders around the world
  • Strong communication, writing, presentation and organizational skills
  • Strong legal project management skills
  • Strong command of the details of relevant laws and regulations, but with an ability to make these laws and regulations understandable for a business audience
  • Good emotional intelligence to support work in a dynamic environment


  • Experience in complex intellectual property / licensing contracting
  • Experience in supporting corporate legal operations, such as board of director and shareholder actions
  • Understanding of legal operations, including process implementation to support scaling


  • We want to see you grow along with us – you will have 800$ per year for personal development, extra time for attending conferences and workshops, and unlimited access to an online learning platform (courses from Coursera, Udacity, Udemy, Harvard ManageMentor, Busuu, and many others!)
  • Health is important, which is why at Brainly, we fully cover private health & dental care packages for you and your family and provide you with a sport card (Multisport Plus)
  • You will also get an access to online individual psychological consultations with professionals in English, Polish & Ukrainian via the Mental Health Helpline
  • We understand that work-life balance is important, so we respect your need for flexibility, whether for a doctor’s appointment or an unexpected emergency during the work day. However, working collaboratively means meetings or discussions that sometimes fall outside the regular work hours, especially when connecting with teams in different time zones
  • Your personal concierge AskHenry will support you in your daily duties, eg. planning your dream vacation
  • You can join internal communities and contribute to charity, diversity and inclusion initiatives, take part in great internal events or represent Brainly at conferences or meet-ups
  • We also provide stock options


Brainly is a leading global learning platform with the most extensive Knowledge Base for all school subjects and grades. Hundreds of millions of students, parents and educators rely on Brainly as the proven platform to accelerate understanding and learning. Based in Kraków, Poland, with U.S. headquarters in New York City, Brainly apps and websites are visited by users from over 35 countries. We are backed by Prosus, Point Nine Capital, General Catalyst, Runa Capital, Learn Capital and Kulczyk Investments.

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