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Senior Legal Manager - Fintech

  • London ,
  • Perm

Job Overview

Join a hugely successful fintech business at the heart of an exciting growth industry! Join this London based, top VC backed, investment fintech as they expand aggressively across Europe. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to move inhouse within the startup and venture capital ecosystem whilst leveraging their existing legal skillset! You will be given the support and autonomy (along with lots of shares!) to take ownership, strategise, develop and lead operations across a wide range of legal areas including new products, business lines, international expansion and fundraising!

Job Description

Responsibilities

- Support the Legal Director on strategic matters such as international expansion, fundraising and corporate development activities, and governmental engagement
- Proactively evaluate and minimise risk factors posed by new products and business lines, from the planning stage through to execution
- Provide counsel over contractual relationships in the business, to support effective commercial and risk management of those relationships
- Develop strategies and operationalise a wide range of legal areas affecting the business including company law, IP and disputes handling
- Collaborate with the Compliance Team on FCA regulatory-related matters and with the Information Security Team on data protection-related matters
- Work closely with stakeholders to develop legal team-led operations to ensure that legal processes are scalable and efficient

Requirements

- Minimum 4 years PQE
- Experience in drafting and negotiating commercial agreements, including partnerships, SaaS, and other service providers
- Inhouse experience
- Financial Services experience is a bonus
- An understanding of venture capital and/or private equity is a bonus
- A genuine passion for entrepreneurship and innovation
- Strategic thinker who can help us build our team, our business and the future of European startups

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If you'd like to hear more about this opportunity then get in touch.

Contact Details

conor.houlihana@propellondon.com

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