Legal Counsel

Role description

Unity Technologies is seeking a Legal Counsel to join our Legal team and be based out of our Shanghai office. You will help to ensure alignment on transactions, initiatives, priorities and to maintain open and transparent lines of communication.  If you are a hands-on, self-motivated individual that never hesitates to roll up your sleeves to get things done in a fast moving, global environment –no task is too big or small- we are interested in talking to you.

The Legal Counsel will report to the Corporate Counsel, Greater China based in Shanghai.


  • Support the legal and business needs of, and proactively engage with, all company departments in the Greater China region (including Taiwan and HK) including sales, marketing, finance, facilities, HR, engineering, and other teams
  • Draft and review a wide range of commercial transactions including drafting, reviewing and negotiating software, services, vendor, real estate/facilities and other agreements in support of Unity’s Greater China business teams and participate in contract negotiation with the business team when necessary
  • Provide support for government filings, corporate governance, cybersecurity and compliance matters within the Greater China region
  • Assist with Corporate Counsel, Greater China and work with external counsel on major litigation and license compliance actions in Greater China
  • Conduct meetings, review, draft and negotiate agreements in both English and Chinese language
  • Assess risk and find practical solutions to business and legal problems, and cope with time pressures and multiple time zones
  • Perform other duties as assigned, based on business needs


  • Law degree, qualified to practice law in People’s Republic of China
  • 3-5 years’ law practice experience with a strong focus on commercial contracts including complex technology transactions
  • Possess sound business acumen with the ability to efficiently support a wide range of international transactions, and able to draft or negotiate commercial agreements using clear and concise language, both English and Chinese language
  • Strong analytical, negotiation and counseling skills that are adaptable to the needs of a rapidly scaling company, and possess the ability to clearly and effectively communicate with all levels of executives and business personnel
  • Technology savvy with a strong understanding of software and online services business - possess financial literacy to understand software revenue recognition

Bonus points

  • Added advantage if the candidate has in-house legal experience with a multi-national technology company, preferably in the software, mobile or video game industry

Who We Are 

Unity is the creator of the world’s leading real-time 3D development platform, giving users the most powerful and accessible tools to create, operate, and monetize experiences for the real-time world. Unity empowers anyone, regardless of skill level and industry, to create 3D visual content using world-class technology, operate using resources that maximize ease-of-use, and monetize, so that they can find success with their creations.

The company’s 1,000 person development team keeps Unity at the forefront of development by working alongside partners such as Google, Oculus, Autodesk, Microsoft and many more, to ensure optimized support for the latest releases and platforms. Made with Unity experiences reach nearly 3 billion devices worldwide and have been installed more than 34 billion times in the last 12 months. For more information, please visit



Unity is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. Therefore, we provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or any other protected status in accordance with applicable law. If there are preparations we can make to help ensure you have a comfortable and positive interview experience, please let us know.

Headhunters and recruitment agencies may not submit resumes/CVs through this Web site or directly to managers. Unity does not accept unsolicited headhunter and agency resumes. Unity will not pay fees to any third-party agency or company that does not have a signed agreement with Unity.


Unity is looking to hire a Legal Counsel at their Shanghai, China location. Job contains the tags Temp, Max, English and Unity.
Job discovered on 3/12/2020

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