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Head of Legal & Compliance


Posted on 6/27/2024



51-200 employees

Provides B2B buy now, pay later solutions

Financial Services
Data & Analytics


London, UK

Risk & Compliance
Legal & Compliance
  • At least 5 years experience post-qualification as a lawyer in the UK or EU
  • Experience operating in a senior legal role within a UK or EU regulated financial services company
  • Familiarity with payments regulations in the UK or EU
  • Experience negotiating or managing complex transactions such as equity or debt financing
  • Strategic thinker who can evaluate complex trade-offs to reach pragmatic implementable recommendations
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and work well in a fast-paced environment, without sacrificing attention to detail
  • Comfortable managing complex stakeholder relationships including the board and internal and external executives and regulatory authorities
  • Comfort working in English, either as a first language or business fluent second language
  • Lead the legal and compliance function within Hokodo
  • Support the management team with strategic decision making on topics such as international expansion and development of payment, lending, and insurance products
  • Support and manage the legal structuring, negotiation, and contracting for key projects such as debt and equity financing rounds, new product development, and the launch of new partnerships
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory obligations, particularly in relation to regulated payments and insurance entities
  • Identify and manage corporate, IP, compliance, commercial, and litigation risks
  • Oversight of compliance infrastructure including strategy, roadmap, policies, procedures, and monitoring plan
  • Manage relationships with external regulators and legal advisers, and optimize legal spend
  • Develop best practices and training to help manage risks and implement improved processes to scale

Hokodo offers a progressive environment for individuals passionate about reshaping B2B financial services. Its cutting-edge 'Trade credit as a service' technology not only boosts merchant revenues by 40% but also pioneers real-time credit decisions. As a leader in the field of digital trade credit solutions and backed by strong underwriting from SCOR Syndicate at Lloyd’s of London, the company plays a critical role in transforming how businesses manage financial transactions efficiently and securely.

Company Stage

Series B

Total Funding



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