Legal Counsel

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About the role

Mangata is seeking a highly motivated and exceptional lawyer to join a growing team in a growing company. The Legal Counsel will work with the functions across Mangata to ensure compliance with law and internal policies. The Legal Counsel will provide legal advice to the business across a wide range of corporate and commercial issues, including commercial contracts, commercial transactions, employment law, intellectual property and other compliance matters.


Requirements for the role


  • Qualified lawyer admitted to practice law in England and Wales.

  • Considerable relevant post qualified experience in a top-tier law firm and/as in-house counsel in a company.

  • In-house experience in a satellite/telecom company or top law firm supporting global technology/telecommunications ideal.

  • Proven experience in corporate/commercial law, with excellent oral, written and negotiation skills are essential.

  • Ability to work in a multicultural and fast-paced corporate environment

  • Ability to prioritize tasks, adhere to tight deadlines and work under pressure.

  • Excellent organisational, analytical, problem-solving, and interpersonal skills.

  • Flexible and creative, with a proactive “can-do” attitude.

  • Legal experience in U.S. or APAC is a bonus.

  • Solutions-oriented, strategic thinker with an ability to understand the business needs and work with the relevant business and control functions.

  • Capable of working autonomously and taking the initiative when needed.

  • Willingness and enthusiasm to cover a breadth of legal issues and to develop new technical areas of law.

  • Attention to detail with the ability to communicate complex issues in a clear and concise manner at all levels within the multicultural teams across Mangata’s operations

  • A team player who can work collaboratively with colleagues spread across international locations



Your duties will include


  • Managing the negotiation, drafting, review, and archiving of a wide variety of agreements, including engagement letters, confidentiality agreements, and service agreements.

  • Advising on and troubleshooting ongoing legal matters (issue spotting, assistance in retaining external counsel where appropriate).

  • Collaborating with other internal teams (e.g., finance, regulatory, HR).

  • Assisting with various legal issues and priding advice with respect to the interpretation of rights and responsibilities identified in agreements.

  • Advising the business on various aspects of law, including general corporate, commercial, intellectual property, and data protection.

  • Liaising with and supervising external counsel in multiple jurisdictions as required.

  • Driving the resolution of legal issues that may arise during negotiations.

  • Supporting in the development of processes to scale efficiencies within the business.


We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help shape the way the world interacts with information. Our values at Mangata are: Courage, Teamwork, Commitment, and Getting Stuff Done. If you have the drive, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let's go near, far and beyond.

About Mangata


Mangata is a Swedish word for the path of light that the moonlight draws on water, a universal symbol sung in many cultures. 


Mangata is more than just a satellite-enabled telecommunication services company. We work to enable people’s dreams by creating the needed connectivity infrastructure, services, and user experience at a cost people can afford. This, all the while building and operating a successful business. For that, we have created a clever proprietary architecture and brought together a team of remarkable professionals who all want to pave the path, resolutely.   


Mangata is deploying a satellite network using highly elliptical and medium earth orbits to provide network connectivity globally.   We will be developing innovative products for our customers to take advantage of our global network.