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Commercial Legal Counsel

Commercial Legal Counsel

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Compliance and Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £100000 - £120000 per annum + Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Fiaz To

  • Contact email:

    f.to@finitas.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    BBBH75451_1648640050

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Consultant:

    Fiaz To

Our client is a global fintech company, due to unprecedented growth, they are looking for an experienced Commercial Legal Counsel to join the team. In this role you will deal with legal aspects across a wide range of commercial matters of the business, including client relations, relations with banking partners and other vendors, as well as employee relations and GDPR.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Give accurate and timely counsel to management on legal aspects of our commercial activities, as well as labor law and GDPR
  • Draft and review commercial, labor and GDPR-related agreements, contracts, amendments and other legal documents to ensure the company's full legal rights
  • Also contribute, as requested, to:
    • Communications with external parties: regulators, external counsel, public authority, etc.
    • Research and evaluation of different legal risk factors regarding business decisions and operations
  • Collaborate with the Head of Legal and Regulatory Compliance, as well as company management, to devise efficient legal strategies
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • Conduct your work with integrity and responsibility
  • Maintain appropriate knowledge of alterations in legislation

Requirements:

  • BSc degree in Law or J.D. degree
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in Banking / Financial Services, well-versed in industry best-practice
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of commercial law, labor law, GDPR
  • A high degree of professional ethics and integrity
  • Sound judgment and strong analytical skills
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Able to multitask