Interim Legal Counsel

Location: City of London, London Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Sector: Corporate & Professional Services Specialism:
Type: Contract Contact: Steve Barham

Interim Legal Counsel, this role is to support a high growth Fintech business through a period transformation and change. The business has seen rapid growth and they are currently in the process of reviewing current processes. You will report into the COO and have a dotted line to the CEO. The business is backed by a tier one investment bank and has a strong customer basis and is well funded.

About you

  • A qualified solicitor with three years plus PQE
  • Knowledge of payments and of loan agreements
  • Broad commercial experience in understanding, reviewing and draft a variety of commercial contracts

About the role:-

  • Day-to-day legal oversight of corporate/commercial, regulatory and compliance, data protection/processing and privacy including GDPR, litigation, employment issues
  • Loan book securitisations
  • Negotiate, review and draft a wide variety of transactional agreements, including client contracts, vendor contracts, licensing agreements, and confidentiality agreements;
  • Provide legal counsel to business partners on a wide range of business and client issues;
  • Ensuring corporate policies and procedures are met and designed to mitigate legal risk;
  • Work closely with the COE, CFO and COO to ENSURE the company is legal and compliant
  • Conduct training for business personnel regarding legal and risk items, such as KYC policies, legal risks in client contracts and other necessary training; and
  • Work closely with, direct and manage outside counsel as required.
  • Commercial contracts including marketing, sales and IP agreements including leases, licensing agreements, service agreements (MSA/SLA/SaaS/PaaS), partnership agreements
  • Investment due diligence, regulatory and compliance

This is a great role to work for an exciting business that will offer challenge and stretch for a Commercial lawyer. The role has the potential to turn permanent. For more information please don't hesitate to apply or contact Steve Barham on 01342 330558

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