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Commercial Legal Counsel for Fintech, 2-5PQE (UK Based)

Jameson Legal
England, London
£80000 - £90000 per annum
Closing date
9 Dec 2021
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Our client is a rapidly growing Fintech located in Central London. This is a new recruit and a growth role with a focus on general commercial work. As the business continues to scale up operations in the UK and Europe it is also an exciting time to be joining a company set to focus overall global growth. This position can be based anywhere in the UK with paid travel to London only required twice monthly.

Reporting into Head of Legal and joining a legal team of two you will work alongside Head of Legal and General Counsel supporting commercial operations.

You will:

  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements, including partnership, customer, third party supplier and other strategically related contracts and/or commercial agreements.
  • Work across a variety of other standard agreements (such as NDAs, supplier and customer agreements).
  • Work across other teams in the business regarding legal issues as they arise.
  • Support the business by updating policies, processes and templates.
  • Be qualified in England & Wales or another common law jurisdiction with the requisite UK experience.
  • Be approximately 2-5 years post qualified.
  • Have a combination of experience of working in a law firm and in-house (or secondment).
  • Preferably have Payments and Card Scheme Rules experience.
  • Be ideally suited to working in a fast paced and growing business.
  • Have a mindset that is adaptable and flexible to change.
  • Have excellent communication and relationship building skills.

This opportunity presents ideally at a time when there is a strong focus on growth in the UK, Europe and globally. There is also scope for a Lawyer to grow in this role as the legal team continues to scale up, including management and supervision experience, if desired.

A competitive salary is on offer plus other incentives.

To hear more, get in touch at All applications and conversations are strictly private & confidential.

Jameson Legal acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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Jameson Legal is a multi award winning international consultancy specialising in the recruitment of lawyers and legal personnel. Our clients include many of the leading international law firms as well as the in-house legal departments of major private companies and publicly listed multi-nationals. 

We have dedicated teams of specialist consultants focusing on:

- Local and international private practice recruitment;

- Local and international in-house recruitment;

- Partner and General/Regional Counsel level recruitment and search.

Jameson Contract Solutions ("JCS"​) is part of Jameson Legal and provides lawyers to work on an interim basis. Through our existing network we can provide clients with a selection of the very best lawyers on the market. These lawyers are carefully vetted to ensure that they are of the highest standard. They are ready to work both nationally and internationally.

Jameson Legal Tech is an innovative new service, where we are working with pioneering legal tech and venture capital companies to expand into new markets. Our initial partnership with App4Legal - Legal Practice Management Software is a ground breaking development for Jameson Legal, giving our clients and candidates the opportunity to employ a "best in breed" legal technology.

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020 3427 3148
24 Greville Street
United Kingdom
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