SENIOR CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL IN-HOUSE LAWYER, FINTECH

Recruiter
Kinsella Legal
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Feb 2018
Closes
15 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

SENIOR CORPORATE & COMMERCIAL IN-HOUSE LAWYER

8+YEARS' PQE

FINTECH

REF: PB/1724

We are working with a fast-growing company at the forefront of the FinTech sector. This award winning business is going from strength to strength with the imminent launch of a new business segment, as well as a likely IPO in the mid-term.

The Legal team is quickly growing under the guidance of the General Counsel. You will be their first dedicated Commercial & Corporate lawyer and this is a pivotal senior level opportunity, entailing a varied range of work.

You will have trained and qualified with a well-respected law firm-City, national or common law market equivalent OR with a recognised in-house team. Ideally, you will be tried and tested in-house already and have independence and experience to run your own workload, rather than be used to the "partner-safety net". You will have a succesful track record of managing senior stakeholders and external counsel. You must also have hands on experience in:

  • general commercial contracts drafting and negotiating, including services agreements, NDAs and IT related contracts;
  • general corporate/transactional work, including equity transactions, fundraisings and ideally IPOs - although the latter is not a strict requirement. Some experience of securitisation will also be helpful.

This is a key role in the team, with clear development opportunities in terms of succession planning. The quality of the work is of a high calibre, varied, challenging and directly relevant to business growth and success.

Cultural and personality fit will be crucial: we are looking for a bright team player, who must be pro-active and visible, with a "can-do" attitude and a genuine desire to work closely with the business.

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