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Senior Legal Counsel - FinTech

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

Posted 18 days ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: Stephanie Bruckl
  • Expiry Date: 18 March 2021
  • Job Ref: JN -022021-456673

Our client is a growing, award winning FinTech who are looking to hire a Senior Legal Counsel to join as a second to the General Counsel.

The successful candidate will be embedded in the business and will be heavily involved with supporting a variety of legal and tech related projects. You will need to be a tech savvy and entrepreneurial individual who is able to add value to the team not only from a legal perspective but also strategic. You will have a broad focus covering commercial contracts, data protection, corporate governance and assisting with building out the legal function internationally and it's streamlining, developing existing and new policies/templates. You will be fully immersed in the drive on digital innovation within the company.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is passionate about the fintech space and is keen to move into a role which offers a high level of responsibility and excellent prospects for development.

Skills required

  • UK or equivalent qualified lawyer with 3+ years' PQE gained advising on commercial or corporate matters in a leading firm or in an in-house legal team.
  • You will ideally have experience working in a FinTech or high growth organisation


  • Legal experience gained advising on US regulatory matters would be advantageous
  • Experience with GDPR / Data protection

Our client offers flexible working options and would consider strong candidates who would like to join on a part time basis.