This is a fantastic permanent In-house counsel role located in London which is perfect for someone looking to take on more responsibility within their role.
Get to know the company
Our client is a global Fintech company which specialises in payments across the travel sector. The company was founded in 2007 and has since grown to over 130+ employees with offices around the word including London, Miami, Singapore and Dubai.
The company is currently going through a rapid period of growth as they look to expand their offering beyond the travel industry.
More details about the role
The post holder will report to the general counsel and focus on the growing volume of SaaS agreements with enterprises and mid-market clients. You will help to develop and implement the legal framework and infrastructure to support the company through this exciting period of growth.
You will be responsible for managing the entire flow of all contracts and lead the effort to resolve the majority of client queries and concerns in contract negotiations, including collaboration with internal stakeholders on specific areas of concern.
What skills and experiences are required?
Extensive experience of managing contracts (specifically drafting and negotiating license agreements and relates sales side subscription/technology contracts) and contractual operations in a fast paced environment, preferably in the FinTech / Payments sector.
Demonstrable experience with payment schemes for example: payment service providers, acquirers with an understanding in compliance in the areas.
Be competent in managing Company Secretary filings for multiple jurisdictions; instructing external advisors where appropriate.
Have demonstrable experience with data privacy rules and contracts, implementing Data Protection audit recommendations and negotiating Data Processing Agreements/Exhibits.
Be experienced in leading customer/partner-facing negotiations, explaining standard agreement terms to counter parties and negotiating fallback positions to those terms where appropriate.
Have an excellent understanding of the impact of contract terms, compliance obligations and be able to explain contract terms to clients and internal stakeholders.
Have proven experience in bringing the sales and account teams and the client to final closure on agreements, including obtaining required approvals, creating final agreements, and managing their delivery and execution.
What to do next?
If this sounds like the next step in your career please don’t hesitate to apply or directly get in contact with Nick Blows if you have any further questions.
Job Title:Legal Counsel (Payments/Fintech)
Salary / Rate:Excellent Salary and Benefits available on application