Senior Legal Counsel, Fintech, London, 7-10+PQE

England, London
£90000 - £130000 per annum
19 Feb 2021
19 Mar 2021
Jameson Legal
Job Title
In House Counsel
Practice Area
PQE Level
5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is looking to build out their legal team working in this fast growing fintech company. This is a position that will give one an ability to use a diverse skill set across a variety of duties. You will report into General Counsel and join the business at a time when they are set for their next round of growth and a role that will offer future career progression and an ability to be a contributor to the company's ongoing success.

Working with our client means you will enjoy a fast paced environment and be willing to roll up your sleeves and really get stuck in. This position will support General Counsel and as a result will best suit a Lawyer or Legal Counsel whose experience is senior enough to act in a senior capacity with a high level of responsibility. To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have worked on a range of corporate & commercial documents in relation to the financial services sector and specifically payments.
  • Have previous experience of working in a financial services regulatory environment and a sound understanding of associated compliance matters.
  • Be experienced in drafting customer-facing terms and agreements.
  • Be experienced to advise on projects and legal aspects with respect to delivery.
  • Work with external counsel.
  • Assist in providing professional development and know-how across the business.
  • Assist with developing and implementing processes and procedures.

You will be:

  • Qualified in England & Wales (or other Commonwealth law jurisdiction, with UK experience).
  • Be a Senior Lawyer or Senior Legal Counsel (7-10+ PQE) whose experience supports working alongside General Counsel. Your experience would support a future Head of Legal.
  • Experienced in a Financial Services and/or Fintech with knowledge of payments.
  • Experienced in drafting and negotiating complex commercial contracts, financial services regulation and in particular payment services regulation etc.
  • Professional, highly personable and a strong communicator and negotiator.
  • Able to work with a variety of stakeholders and enjoy a role where you have a high level of visibility.

This is a great opportunity to be a part of a truly visionary business that is excited about its growth. Your suitability will also rely on your ability to adapt, be flexible and thrive in a changing and growing environment.

There is a competitive salary plus benefits & incentives in line with an individual's overall experience.

Please send your CV

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