Legal Counsel - Regulatory & Compliance

Legal Counsel - Regulatory & Compliance

Vinted

Vilnius, Lithuania

We’re searching for an in-house Legal Counsel with a strong track-record in the regulatory & compliance field to join our Legal team. As part of Vinted’s Legal team, you’ll be charged with identifying and minimizing legal risks and working towards the sustainable growth of Vinted’s marketplace worldwide. In this role, you’ll be working closely with people across the company as well as a network of external advisors. You’ll be part of the Regulatory & Compliance Legal team - and report directly to the Regulatory & Compliance Legal team Lead.

We’re looking for someone with ambition, strong communication and management skills, and a firm commitment to finding big-picture solutions. For the right candidate, this will be both a challenging and rewarding role.

In this position, you will:

  • Assess and monitor new legislative and non-legislative initiatives relevant to Vinted’s business operations, platforms & products across existing and new jurisdictions;
  • Ensure that the highest standards of regulatory compliance are achieved and maintained across various jurisdictions by working in collaboration with other teams (legal, product & others) and support internal stakeholders on these topics;
  • Create policies, processes, and tools that translate new legal obligations into internal controls and product implementation requirements, helping to grow Vinted’s business and organisation;
  • Collaborate with external advisers on compliance and risk subject matters to develop common guidance on new legal obligations;
  • Manage regulatory audits/compliance reviews, develop and maintain audit checklists to be used to audit/review product and operations in relation to regulatory compliance;
  • Undertake special projects and support other compliance program initiatives, other regulatory, compliance and, where relevant, legal-defense tasks.

About you:

  • A lawyer with minimum 7 years experience in Compliance or Regulatory field in a law firm or as an in-house counsel, preferably in the tech/e-commerce platforms;
  • Experience in providing legal guidance across a wide variety of legal issues in various jurisdictions to business stakeholders. Subject matter expertise in specific area is not necessary;
  • Experience delivering practical advice and experience operating within ambiguity and prioritizing work while working with multiple teams;
  • Good at legal risk assessment, including considering business strategy and keeping your eye on the bigger picture while at the same time detail-oriented;
  • Expertise in legal product clearance (being able to identify product non-compliance risks and mitigate them);
  • Knowledge of regulations applicable to e-commerce platforms/marketplaces is a plus;
  • Comfortable with stepping up to create policies, set standards, and automate tasks;
  • Excellent at communicating in spoken and written English;
  • A team-player who’s happy working in a multicultural environment with plenty of cross-departmental collaboration;
  • Passionate about tech-driven businesses;
  • Note: Membership at a local bar association is not required.

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