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Senior Legal Counsel

Type: Permanent
Location: London Central, London
Pay Details: £80,000 - £95,000
Sector: In-house
Experience Level: Senior Legal Counsel
Reference: AP/025737

We have partnered exclusively with a  market leading business in FinTech during a period of international growth who are seeking a Senior Legal Counsel to join their team on a permanent basis. The organisation is genuinely one of the most exciting businesses that we have worked with and the successful candidate will have the opportunity to undertake a broad variety of work which is fundamental to the success and growth of the business.

This is a unique opportunity to work at the forefront of FinTech innovation with a market leading brand.

Responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Helping the business with their plans for international expansion
  • Drafting, reviewing and negotiating on a broad range of commercial contracts with a particular focus on technology and payment agreements
  • Advising on financial regulation and compliance
  • Helping to develop strategies to mitigate against any potential risks
  • Taking ownership and being the point of contact for certain product lines / business areas
  • Providing commercial and strategic legal advise
  • Deputising for the General Counsel

To be considered for the role you should:

  • Be a qualified Solicitor
  • Have experience in one of the following areas; commercial contracts, corporate, payment services, financial regulation, litigation within financial services
  • Have an interest in Fintech
  • Be a forward thinking, commercial and intuitive lawyer who enjoys business and the prospect of working in a fast paced and ever changing environment

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate passion, enthusiasm, an ability to use your initiative as well as a desire to work in a growing business where no two days are the same. In return you will work with one of the most interesting businesses within Fintech where you will have the opportunity to grow and develop your career.

If this opportunity sounds of potential interest please email your CV to

Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

At LAW Absolute we endeavour to respond to all applications within 48 hours. However due to the volume of applications we receive we may not be able to respond to every candidate individually.

If you have not heard from us within a 48 hour timeframe your application has not been successful and your details have not been retained. LAW Absolute acts as an employment business for temporary recruitment and as an employment agency for fixed term contract and permanent recruitment.

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