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Growing FinTech - Commercial Lawyer

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 24 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Stephanie Bruckl
  • Expiry Date: 18 April 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -032021-457719

We are working with a growing fintech who are looking for a Legal Counsel to join their legal team. The successful candidate will be working closely with the business and will be given a high level of responsibility from the outset, providing legal support on a variety of commercial, IT, IP and data privacy related matters. You will be reporting directly to the General Counsel and dealing with senior stakeholders across the business on a daily basis.

Duties include coordinating and liaising with the business and drafting, reviewing and negotiating license agreements, data vendor agreements, partnership agreements and other relevant IT/IP and commercial contracts, as well as working on ad hoc legal projects and matters.

Skills required

  • Qualified lawyer with 3+ years' PQE
  • Strong knowledge of commercial, IT, IP and data protection issues
  • Experience dealing with data vendor agreements would be beneficial but not a pre-requisite.
  • Team player with a 'can do' attitude who is comfortable with learning new areas.
  • Pro-active, solutions-oriented, and ability to think outside the box
  • Strong interpersonal, organisational and communication (both written and verbal) skills
  • Ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks, and work to tight deadlines