By Trust Payments Oct 4, 2022

  • UK

Job Title:  Senior Legal Counsel
 
Intro
 
Whilst the last 18 months have been a tough time for everyone personally, we’ve adapted our strategy and continued our impressive growth. In that timeframe we’ve hired and integrated close to 150 new starters and grown our revenues significantly as a business.
 
We have adapted our ways of working to ensure that new starters that join feel part of one big virtual team. From regular town halls to coffee mornings and dedicated mental health days, we want to ensure we put the needs of our employees first. Feedback from our new hires has been positive, they love our onboarding programme and how much it makes them feel integrated into Trust from the start. Trust Payments was recently recognised for its accomplishments in employee engagement and is now considered one of the UK’s “Best Companies to Work having been awarded a 1* star rating indicating very good levels of workplace engagement.” Winning accolades in three other categories include being One of Financial Services top 30 companies, one of London’s top 75 large companies, and one of Wales top 30 companies to work for.
 
About Us:
 
Trust Payments is a global unified payment technology group that was formed in 2019 bringing together technology and financial services into an omnichannel solution. The new business model has enabled Trust Payments to establish itself as a leading Fintech Payments group. The company has undertaken a major culture reset and now operates as a fast-paced inclusive organisation with talented people at it’s very heart. In 2019 the business expanded it’s product offering from Gateway and Acquiring to POS and Mobile Loyalty, creating true omnichannel processing capabilities and now provides over 30 unique products to merchants of all sizes. Business revenue has grown significantly in the last 2 years and as such we are expanding into even more products, markets and geographies and are hiring people at all levels.
 
Main purpose of the job:
 
Provide overall legal support within the global legal department focusing on global payments processing laws and regulations while working to further the company’s overall culture of legal compliance and embed the company’s values. tasks.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
 
•   Drafting, reviewing and negotiating third-party customer, supplier, financial, and other contracts on behalf of the company. Including but not limited to merchant agreements, ISO / introducer agreements, re-seller agreements, NDAs, outsourcing agreements.
•   Working on new product launches and advising from conception to delivery ensuring that business delivery dates are met.
•   Advising on data protection issues.
•   Working alongside with and providing counsel to all areas within the company on a variety of legal issues. This includes the ability to work with stakeholders in all different teams as well as senior executives within the UK and Malta.
•   Proactively being able to advise and articulate legal risks associated with different contracts as well as being able to effectively communicate any dependencies to meet business delivery deadlines.
•   Proactively keeping the General Counsel update on any material issues.
•   Researching and anticipating legal issues that could impact the company.
•   Providing training to the business teams and legal team on different legal and regulatory topics
•   Help the legal team grow by providing appropriate governance, templates and implementing new processes.
•   Working in a highly autonomous matrix structure, with multiple stakeholders and assisting on an array of varied and interesting subjects. An ability to work independently and collaboratively is a prerequisite for the role as well as a willingness to get involved with a diverse range of work.
•   Support the global payments risk, compliance, commercial, product and marketing functions.
 
Experience and Qualifications:
 
•   Must have a law degree from a recognized university.
•   Must be admitted to a recognized bar (for a practical qualification).
•   UK qualified lawyer with 5 years + of experience gained in large law firm and/or in-house with a major firm. In-house experience is preferred and experience in a fintech that is scaling is a bonus. Must hold a current SRA practising certificate.
•   Commercial, pragmatic and business minded, someone who does not provide legal advice solely through a “black and white” academic lens.
•   Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.
•   A strong team player who is also able to work autonomously
•   Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues
•   Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization’s legal department and across all departments within the business.
•   Ability to work independently with little or no supervision while meeting varied deadlines.
•   Experience in payments or financial services preferred.
•   Knowledge of Visa and Mastercard card scheme rules is a bonus.
•   Ability to escalate matters when required.
•   Ability to prioritise matters effectively and meet business deadlines.
•   Clear and concise verbal and written communication with ability to explain complex requirements in a clear and concise way
•   Legal knowledge and the application of MFSA, FIAU, FCA rules and guidance in relation to Financial Services considered an asset.
 
Benefits (subject to local office benefits policy):
 
•   Opportunity to be part of a rapidly scaling and market leading Fintech business.
•   Flexible homeworking
•   Health and Wellbeing ethos including regular wellness sessions, fitness and nutrition and other events as well as supported by internally qualified      mental health first aiders
•   Family friendly enhanced benefits/policies
•   Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance
•   Social events and team building
•   Celebrations
 
 
We understand the value that a diverse and inclusive working environment brings to Trust Payments. We celebrate the differences that people can bring through their cultures, backgrounds and perspectives. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other protected characteristic.
 
To submit your CV for this exciting Senior Legal Counsel opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now

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By Trust Payments Oct 4, 2022

  • UK

Job Title:  Senior Legal Counsel
 
Intro
 
Whilst the last 18 months have been a tough time for everyone personally, we’ve adapted our strategy and continued our impressive growth. In that timeframe we’ve hired and integrated close to 150 new starters and grown our revenues significantly as a business.
 
We have adapted our ways of working to ensure that new starters that join feel part of one big virtual team. From regular town halls to coffee mornings and dedicated mental health days, we want to ensure we put the needs of our employees first. Feedback from our new hires has been positive, they love our onboarding programme and how much it makes them feel integrated into Trust from the start. Trust Payments was recently recognised for its accomplishments in employee engagement and is now considered one of the UK’s “Best Companies to Work having been awarded a 1* star rating indicating very good levels of workplace engagement.” Winning accolades in three other categories include being One of Financial Services top 30 companies, one of London’s top 75 large companies, and one of Wales top 30 companies to work for.
 
About Us:
 
Trust Payments is a global unified payment technology group that was formed in 2019 bringing together technology and financial services into an omnichannel solution. The new business model has enabled Trust Payments to establish itself as a leading Fintech Payments group. The company has undertaken a major culture reset and now operates as a fast-paced inclusive organisation with talented people at it’s very heart. In 2019 the business expanded it’s product offering from Gateway and Acquiring to POS and Mobile Loyalty, creating true omnichannel processing capabilities and now provides over 30 unique products to merchants of all sizes. Business revenue has grown significantly in the last 2 years and as such we are expanding into even more products, markets and geographies and are hiring people at all levels.
 
Main purpose of the job:
 
Provide overall legal support within the global legal department focusing on global payments processing laws and regulations while working to further the company’s overall culture of legal compliance and embed the company’s values. tasks.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
 
•   Drafting, reviewing and negotiating third-party customer, supplier, financial, and other contracts on behalf of the company. Including but not limited to merchant agreements, ISO / introducer agreements, re-seller agreements, NDAs, outsourcing agreements.
•   Working on new product launches and advising from conception to delivery ensuring that business delivery dates are met.
•   Advising on data protection issues.
•   Working alongside with and providing counsel to all areas within the company on a variety of legal issues. This includes the ability to work with stakeholders in all different teams as well as senior executives within the UK and Malta.
•   Proactively being able to advise and articulate legal risks associated with different contracts as well as being able to effectively communicate any dependencies to meet business delivery deadlines.
•   Proactively keeping the General Counsel update on any material issues.
•   Researching and anticipating legal issues that could impact the company.
•   Providing training to the business teams and legal team on different legal and regulatory topics
•   Help the legal team grow by providing appropriate governance, templates and implementing new processes.
•   Working in a highly autonomous matrix structure, with multiple stakeholders and assisting on an array of varied and interesting subjects. An ability to work independently and collaboratively is a prerequisite for the role as well as a willingness to get involved with a diverse range of work.
•   Support the global payments risk, compliance, commercial, product and marketing functions.
 
Experience and Qualifications:
 
•   Must have a law degree from a recognized university.
•   Must be admitted to a recognized bar (for a practical qualification).
•   UK qualified lawyer with 5 years + of experience gained in large law firm and/or in-house with a major firm. In-house experience is preferred and experience in a fintech that is scaling is a bonus. Must hold a current SRA practising certificate.
•   Commercial, pragmatic and business minded, someone who does not provide legal advice solely through a “black and white” academic lens.
•   Strong interpersonal and presentation skills, along with the ability to communicate effectively with others at all levels of the organization.
•   A strong team player who is also able to work autonomously
•   Strong negotiating skills with both legal and financial/commercial issues
•   Ability to establish and maintain strong relationships within the organization’s legal department and across all departments within the business.
•   Ability to work independently with little or no supervision while meeting varied deadlines.
•   Experience in payments or financial services preferred.
•   Knowledge of Visa and Mastercard card scheme rules is a bonus.
•   Ability to escalate matters when required.
•   Ability to prioritise matters effectively and meet business deadlines.
•   Clear and concise verbal and written communication with ability to explain complex requirements in a clear and concise way
•   Legal knowledge and the application of MFSA, FIAU, FCA rules and guidance in relation to Financial Services considered an asset.
 
Benefits (subject to local office benefits policy):
 
•   Opportunity to be part of a rapidly scaling and market leading Fintech business.
•   Flexible homeworking
•   Health and Wellbeing ethos including regular wellness sessions, fitness and nutrition and other events as well as supported by internally qualified      mental health first aiders
•   Family friendly enhanced benefits/policies
•   Pension, Healthcare, Life Assurance
•   Social events and team building
•   Celebrations
 
 
We understand the value that a diverse and inclusive working environment brings to Trust Payments. We celebrate the differences that people can bring through their cultures, backgrounds and perspectives. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or any other protected characteristic.
 
To submit your CV for this exciting Senior Legal Counsel opportunity, please click ‘Apply’ now

Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 50 MB.

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