Senior Legal Counsel

Recruiter
MERJE Ltd
Location
London
Salary
75000.0000
Posted
02 Feb 2017
Closes
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Description:

Looking for someone who can provide legal support to all facets of the business. This includes interfacing at all levels within the corporate structure and providing strategic and commercial legal advice and support in relation to internal and external operations and relationships and taking the lead in key contract negotiations.

The Client-

National Payment Services Provider with strong market reputation.

The role-

  • Legal expert reporting to the General Counsel and ultimately accountable to the Chief Legal Officer
  • Draft and advise on complex legal documentation including critical payments systems agreements
  • Direct engagement with government regulators, external consultants and banking partners to foster ongoing relationships.
  • Provide advice on new transactions and product structures, highlighting any potential legal issues.
  • Stay current on financial regulations globally that could impact the business model and further growth opportunities.
  • Manage external providers of legal services

Key Requirements-

  • 6+ years’ experience with a background in Law
  • Knowledge of payment systems and banking/financial services environment
  • Excellent business judgement, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Open to some international travel