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Regulatory Counsel - Payments / Fintech


£80,000 - £90,000 Per Annum

London, United Kingdom

Legal,Mobile Commerce,Payment Gateway,Compliance

Permanent | Full Time



Not specified

Regulatory Counsel

Lawyer, Legal Counsel , Payments, Fintech

Our client is a global fintech with clients  including Apple, Netflix and Spotify amongst others.

Due to a high volume of work,  they  are looking for a mid-tier Regulatory Counsel to join their global team based in London. Reporting to Senior Counsel (Regulatory & Product) you will  play a key role in providing day to day legal/regulatory advice and helping the business implement various strategic imperatives. As Regulatory Counsel, you will be actively involved in supporting the Company’s efforts to navigate regulatory conditions to support the Company’s core and emerging products whilst maintaining its flexibility to operate.


To be successful in this role, you will demonstrate the ability to work independently and collaboratively with internal stakeholders and possess a solid understanding of technology, e-commerce and international trade and economics.

Day to day you will:

  • ·       Support and work with internal stakeholders, particularly Compliance, Commercial, Finance and Product teams to support new and existing initiatives and products
  • ·       Draft and Review Policies
  • ·       Monitor, report and advise on legal and regulatory issues affecting the business including its regulated entities
  • ·       Project manage and coordinate various regulatory submissions and filings, particularly with respect to the procuring and management of payment licenses and regulated entities on a global basis

Essential Skills and Experience

  • ·       2 – 4+ PQE;
  • ·       Law degree and excellent academic credentials;
  • ·       Experience in payments industry or financial services sector, with experience with the payment technology landscape a plus;
  • ·       Ability to provide practical, strategic and business-oriented legal advice;
  • ·       Must be detail-oriented and demonstrate strong analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • ·       Ability to effectively manage multiple time sensitive tasks;
  • ·       Ability to forge strong relationships with individuals from a variety of backgrounds/cultures at all levels of management and work within cross-functional teams
  • ·       Open to work-related travel;

Desirable experience

  • ·       Cross-border and emerging markets experience;
  • ·       Good numeracy;
  • ·       Foreign languages.