General Counsel - Leading Fintech

Job Description

Salary: Equity Bonus

As General counsel, you will be responsible for:

  • Ownership of the legal function of the business and all responsibilities associated.
  • Developing the strategy of the legal team and building the team further, including additional resource and upskill the existing team.
  • Ensuring the legal function is ready to respond to regulatory change that can affect the business, with implementation of these changes following.
  • Managing and leading the business change from a legal perspective as the company expands into new product offerings and territories.
  • Overseeing key relationships with external parties including regulators, external counsel and clients.
  • Thinking commercially and being able to deal with multiple matters simultaneously across multiple practice areas including Commercial, Corporate, Data Protection, Employment and Financial Regulatory.


The successful candidate must be:

  • An experienced, qualified lawyer, ideally with in-house experience in a Fintech or financial services business, or via a secondment or permanent position.
  • Able to lead and upskill an in-house legal team, developing the strategy and making business-critical decisions.
  • Proven ability to anticipate legal risks and decisions and react decisively to regulatory changes.
  • Experience in bringing through new product offerings.
  • Ideally an interest in innovative technologies and an understanding of the Crypto markets.


On offer for the successful candidate is the following:

  • Very competitive salary in line with General Counsel positions.
  • Equity and Bonus package.
  • Hybrid/remote working pattern to suit yours and the businesses needs.
  • Flexible working to work anywhere in the world.


Job Summary

Apply for General Counsel - Leading Fintech

Already created an account with us and have uploaded your CV? Sign in to apply instantly.

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

supported file types: doc, docx, pdf, rtf, txt. (Max size: 5MB) *

Recently Viewed Jobs

Manchester, Greater Manchester
Posted 10.03.2022 (9 days remaining)
London, Greater London
5 years + PQE
Fee Share
Posted 08.04.2022 (38 days remaining)
London, Greater London
Competitive Rates
Posted 14.03.2022 (13 days remaining)
London, Greater London
Posted 22.03.2022 (21 days remaining)

Don’t miss out on future Law Jobs on The Legists!

The Legists collects personal information when you register with us or place an order for products or services. We will use this information to provide the services requested, maintain guarantee records, and, if you agree send marketing information. The Legists will not share your information for marketing purposes with companies outside The Legists. For more information explaining how we use your information please see our Privacy Policy