Legal Counsel (12m FTC)

at in London

About us

Launched in 2012, is a leading international provider of online payment solutions. is built on 100% proprietary technology and handles every part of the payment process, providing complete transparency across the entire payment value chain.

We currently process 150+ currencies and offer access to all international cards and popular local payment methods to merchants through one integration.

Customers in our portfolio include international businesses like Samsung, Transferwise, Hopper, Virgin and Adidas. Our mission is to partner with smart businesses to optimize their payments, increase revenue and meet the dynamic needs of their customers.

We are building a unique work environment where our people aspire to solve complex problems and deliver valuable solutions. We believe that excellence can be achieved through a dynamic culture driven by collaboration and teamwork.

About the role is seeking a talented Legal Counsel to join our Legal and Compliance Team on initial 12 months Fixed-Term Contract basis to support the business growth and expansion. The Legal Counsel’s main responsibility will be to draft, review and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements with suppliers, partners and customers. The Legal Counsel will also be expected to advise on regulatory matters including compliance with regulations as well as to produce and/or maintain a variety of internal policies and compliance related documents.

Reporting directly to our General Counsel (Head of Legal & Compliance) and collaborating with all core functions within the company, the successful candidate will be able to handle multiple areas of responsibilities autonomously, demonstrating excellent critical judgement with hands-on approach. This is a great opportunity to work on a broad range of projects across multiple jurisdictions and play a key role in supporting the company’s rapid growth.

Key Responsibilities
Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements, including strategic partnerships, complex business deals, and customised sales contracts.
Resolve legal issues and contract interpretation matters that arise during negotiations
Produce and/or maintain various standard agreements (e.g. NDA, supplier and customer agreement etc.)
Advise on special projects as needed, including new product developments, while taking into consideration their legal and regulatory impact
Advise on commercial legal issues and risks
Conduct research on various multijurisdictional legal issues.
Flag new legal and regulatory developments and consider their impact on
Conduct research on various multijurisdictional legal issues.
Advise on special projects as needed, including new product developments, while taking into consideration their legal and regulatory impact.
Support the Company’s strategic projects and initiatives by providing creative, proactive and results orientated advice.

About You
Qualified Solicitor/Lawyer in the UK or Europe, with 3+ years PQE in a leading law firm
In addition, prior in-house experience in the Finance and/or FinTech industry (e.g. payment institution, e-money institution, bank) would be an advantage
Excellent time management skills and ability to manage a high volume of work
Ability to work autonomously and independently with minimal guidance
High level of written and interpersonal communication skills
High level of accuracy and attention to detail
Be open-minded and willing to accept new challenges
Fluency in English

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Published at 13 Mar 2018
Expires on 13 May 2018

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