Commercial Lawyer

Location: London, England Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + shares, PMI, pension
Sector: Corporate & Professional Services Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Steve Barham

Commercial Lawyer, London. My client is a rapid growth Fintech business who are looking to hire a Commercial Lawyer. Reporting to the Head of Compliance, the ideal candidate will be a qualified lawyer and have a strong understand of UK contract law. Working closely with the Compliance team, General Counsel, the Sales team and the Technology team you will support client on-boarding through completion of appropriate due diligence and contractual arrangements to minimise financial, operational, regulatory and reputational risks.

About you

  • Strong background in commercial law with experience in and exposure to preparing, drafting, reviewing commercial contracts
  • Strong commercial awareness of contractual obligations in the way you approach drafting and negotiations commercial contracts
  • Excellent commercial acumen/business sense
  • Good planning, organisation and reporting skills
  • Good level of quantitative and qualitative analysis
  • Good conflict management and problem solving
  • Experience of consumer credit lending products and other retail customer products

About the role

  • Proactively identify legal, regulatory, contractual and commercial risks, ensuring mitigation or acceptance by the business
  • Risk reporting and reviewing processes, governance and reporting
  • Implementation including the GDPR
  • Support the General Counsel with activities directed as required
  • Legal and policy analysis
  • Experience of auditing or testing methodology
  • Due diligence protocols and planning

This is a great role to work for a business that is well positioned to continue it rapid growth. The successful candidate will have broad based experience and work closely high quality team. Benefits will include Equity Share Scheme, 25 days holiday, medical & life insurance, Perkbox, Cycle to work Scheme, Fully stocked fridges, Free Lunch Fridays and various other social events.

If you are interested in this role please apply or for more information please call Stephen Barham on 01342 330558

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