Senior Legal Counsel

Senior Legal Counsel

Paysafe Group

London, United Kingdom

What you will do:

You will provide legal support to the Digital Wallets division of the Paysafe business. The Digital Wallets Legal team is currently based across London, Dublin and Sofia; the team primarily provides support and advice in respect of the Skrill and NETELLER digital wallets within Paysafe and forms part of the larger Paysafe Legal Team. The successful candidate will collaborate with individuals at all levels throughout all parts of the business and across all regions, although primarily in the UK and Europe.

This position will report to the Head of Legal Affairs, Digital Wallets who is based in London.

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Provide general and commercial legal and regulatory advice to a dynamic business operating in multiple jurisdictions, with a focus on Europe;
  • Manage and develop more junior members of the Legal team;
  • Draft and negotiate commercial agreements with existing and potential merchants and suppliers, ensuring that all agreements reflect the approved business case and the standard policies and procedures of the organisation;
  • Support and advise the business teams on the applicable legal and regulatory framework in the relevant territories;
  • Advise the business on the legal aspects of new product development and new product delivery channels;
  • Instruct and manage external legal counsel in numerous international jurisdictions;
  • Address any other general or ad-hoc commercial legal queries from internal business stakeholders;
  • Assisting with the know-how, professional development and knowledge management needs of the Legal department;
  • Assist in the development of standard departmental procedures designed to facilitate each of the identified responsibilities, while maintaining appropriate internal controls and involving all appropriate departments and areas of responsibility.

Your skills and qualifications:

You will be a UK qualified lawyer with at least 6 years’ post-qualification experience, including some experience of working in an in-house environment in the payments industry. You will have proven experience of providing commercially focused legal advice, and managing and developing more junior colleagues. You will have a good ability to build rapport quickly and establish strong working relationships, and embody our core values: Open, Pioneering, Focused and Courageous!

We are also looking for:

  • Experience in the following areas would also be advantageous: financial services regulation, gambling regulation, card scheme rules, e-commerce;
  • A commercial mindset and ability to think creatively to achieve the commercial objectives of the business and to deliver legal advice in the appropriate commercial context and within tight timeframes;
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills – able to influence and persuade in decision making processes both internally and externally;
  • Ability to work independently as part of a collegiate team;
  • Demonstrated ability to draft clear, professional and legally robust correspondence, advice, contractual documentation, policies and other documentation as required, with appropriate form and style;
  • First class interpersonal skills – able to build and maintain good relationships both internally and externally at all levels;
  • Excellent organizational skills – able to handle multiple priorities;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Willingness to travel as required;
  • Computer literate – able to use Microsoft suite of packages - Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

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