Legal Counsel, Fintech (4-8 PQE)

Posted 21 May 2024
Job type Permanent
DisciplineChief Operating Officer & Governance

Job Description

Space is partnered with a fintech firm seeking a proactive Legal Counsel to support its expanding operations. This role involves offering comprehensive legal advice and ensuring regulatory compliance across various aspects of the business.


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Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal guidance on operational, regulatory matters, partnerships, and business strategies.
  • Ensure adherence with data privacy laws, payments and lending regulations, and financial laws, working with the governance function.
  • Monitor legislative changes and assess their impact on business operations.
  • Advise on general corporate/commercial matters, AML/CFT, and other relevant legal issues.
  • Collaborate with teams across Product, Finance, Strategy, and Marketing.


Key Requirements:

  • 4-8 years PQE, preferably with in-house experience in fintech, payments, or technology sectors.
  • Strong analytical and communication skills to simplify complex legal issues for business stakeholders.
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, ready to roll up sleeves and facilitate business through deal lifecycle.
  • Enthusiastic about the fintech industry and adaptable to regulatory changes.
  • Capable of delivering practical and commercially sensible legal advice.