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Job

Commercial Counsel

  • Location

    Remote

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    $200,000 - $250,000 + Bonus + Options

  • Contact:

    Sparsh Didwania

  • Contact email:

    s.didwania@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

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  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-12-31

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

We have partnered with an exciting Payments FinTech that is looking for a Commercial Counsel. You will report to the Head of Legal and you will operate at the intersection of financial technology and legal, regulatory and financial partner [inputs]. You will partner with our sales and product teams to structure, negotiate and execute complex deals with a wide range of clients (financial institutions, fintechs, digital natives and others).

Responsibilities

  • Work across complex legal, business, and strategic issues
  • Structure, draft and negotiate commercial agreements with clients and partners across a range of complex payments and other fintech products
  • Build, iterate and improve the form agreements and playbooks
  • Lead projects to build internal legal infrastructure, improve processes and increase the efficiency and scalability of commercial legal support
  • Identify and evaluate business and legal risks, and find creative ways to mitigate them while achieving business objectives
  • Help ensure the commercial relationships comply with applicable laws, regulations and financial partner requirements
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales, product, compliance and risk
  • Deliver training and help educate internal business partners
  • Manage outside counsel
  • What expertise & experiences would you need to have to play this kind of role?
  • 6+ years of experience as a qualified lawyer in an in-house legal team, top law firm and/or government agency
  • Technology transaction experience (payments and/or financial technology experience a plus, but not required)

You can apply by:

Selecting the “Apply” button below or by contacting me directly.

As a Fintech Compliance & Financial Crime market specialist, I am partnered with a myriad of large and small Fintech Companies across the country. If this role is of interest to you, or if you are interested in exploring other opportunities within the market, you are welcome to reach out directly to:

Sparsh Didwania, s.didwania@hamlynwilliams.com or (619) 332-6398

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