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Legal Counsel

  • Job Ref: 25217
  • Location: London
  • Salary: up to 75,000 + bonus + benefits

Job Description

The Opportunity

  • An emerging company that is working hard to eliminate payment fraud is keen to employ a passionate Legal Counsel.
  • Backed by investment from Global Payments companies this company's growth trajectory is astronomical and the team are creative, ambitious people whom like to work in a collaborative way.

The Role

  • The Legal Counsel will enjoy working with all areas of the business to help ensure that they comply with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • As first point of contact for legal issues, you will report to the Chief Legal and Compliance Officer and enjoy liaison with the senior management team, stakeholders and customers on a global basis.
  • Day to day the role will comprise of enthusing about commercial contracts in general. This should not be viewed as a repetitive duty as contracts will need to be written, negotiated, updated and reviewed in ever-increasing depth. There is huge variety and in an ever-changing regulated world, this is of vast importance.
  • Other duties will be delegated as the company develops and grows and involvement regarding Risk and the Risk Register will also become prevalent.


  • You will be a Qualified Lawyer or Barrister with a few years Pqe experience in a highly commercial role where you have to constantly 'think on your feet'. Ideally you will have experience of working in-house but equally, applications can be considered from Lawyers with entrepreneurial flair wishing to make the move out of Practice.
  • You will have experience working within the financial services sector (ideally payments or credit) and love to 'live and breathe' all things legal.
  • You will have a 'can-do' approach to working and seek to engage fully with everyone in the business and enjoy a full remit of legal based topics and issues.
  • With knowledge of FCA and other regulatory requirements you will delight in working in a fast-paced environment with an enthusiastic team.

Please apply in writing and call for further information on 01737 785976.

Contact Details

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