Corporate Legal Counsel
UK & Europe
Posted on 6/1/2023
London, UK
Experience Level
  • Fully qualified lawyer with excellent academic credentials (qualified in the UK or another EU country) and with at least 5 years of post-admission experience practicing as an attorney at a reputable law firm or relevant in-house legal department
  • Strong commercial orientation and outstanding interpersonal and negotiation skills
  • Collaborative team player experienced at working with cross-functional teams across multiple jurisdictions and with flexibility to align with colleagues in different time zones
  • Excellent English professional language skills, strong communication skills and ability to explain complex legal concepts and requirements to various stakeholders
  • Ability to proactively identify relevant business and legal issues, evaluate the risks and suggest creative solutions
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment, to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and to take ownership of projects and tasks
  • Knowledge of data protection regulations, including GDPR - an advantage
  • Experience in the financial services industry/payments industry - an advantage
  • Acting as a trusted advisor to local management, business, finance and HR teams as well as other cross-functional stakeholders globally
  • Provide legal support in relation to various corporate matters, including company secretarial support, corporate governance, policies and EU/UK employment related matters
  • Provide legal support related to EU/UK data protection and privacy
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a variety of corporate and commercial documents and agreements, including professional services agreements, consulting agreements, partnership agreements, data processing addendums, policies and engagements with financial institutions
  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders on legal matters, and collaborate with business, operations, finance, treasury, tech and other teams within Payoneer to achieve execution
  • Stay up to date with applicable laws, regulations and industry guidance that impact Payoneer and share such learnings with relevant stakeholders
  • Support the continuous creation and improvement of standard form agreements and templates