Legal Counsel

Checkout.Com Paris , TX 75460

Posted 1 week ago

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We liberate smart, passionate people to collaborate, innovate and do their best work - faster. That's why we're one of the most valuable fintech firms around. But we're just getting started. By cutting through financial complexity, we'll empower companies to change the world. Join us. Unlock your potential.

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Legal Counsel at Checkout.com

Checkout.com is seeking a talented Legal Counsel with a strong commercial background and contract negotiation experience to join our Legal team. The Legal Counsel will also be expected to advise on regulatory matters including compliance with regulations as well as to produce and/or maintain a variety of internal policies and compliance related documents. As Legal Counsel you will work closely with all areas of the business and take a consultative and collaborative approach to solving complex legal, regulatory and business issues.

Reporting directly to our Deputy General Counsel and collaborating with all core functions within the company, the successful candidate will be able to handle multiple areas of responsibilities autonomously, demonstrating excellent critical judgement with hands-on approach. This is a great opportunity to work on a broad range of projects across multiple jurisdictions and play a key role in supporting the company's rapid growth.

You will be joining a rapidly growing team in one of Europe's most valuable fintechs. The Checkout Legal team's mission Is to be a legal team that exceeds expectations. We do this by providing trusted advice and balancing risk management by fusing high performance, innovation, collaboration and integrity.

About You

  • You are a lawyer, preferably French qualified with strong post-qualification experience (5+ years) - UK qualification would be an advantage

  • Previous finance or FinTech industry would be helpful (e.g. payment institution, e-money institution, bank). Software, telecoms, e-commerce or other IT industry background will also be considered

  • You have previously worked in-house (including on secondment)

  • You have excellent time management skills and are comfortable managing a high volume of work

  • You can work autonomously and independently with minimal guidance but are also comfortable working collaboratively as part of a team

  • You have great communication skills and can explain complex legal issues clearly and simply

  • You pick up new legal concepts quickly and have a common sense approach

  • You have a high level of accuracy and attention to detail

  • You are open-minded, adaptable and willing to accept new challenges

  • Fluency in English and French

What you will be doing

  • You will draft, review and negotiate a wide variety of commercial agreements, including customised customer contracts, strategic partnerships, complex business deals and third-party supplier contracts

  • You will help develop and maintain standard agreements (such as NDAs, supplier agreements and customer agreements)

  • You will advise on novel and complex commercial arrangements and provide clear advice on legal and commercial issues and risks

  • You will monitor new legal and regulatory developments and consider their impact on Checkout.com

  • You will carry out research on various multijurisdictional legal issues

  • You will support the Company's strategic projects and initiatives by providing creative, proactive and results orientated advice

  • As you will be supporting the French business you will work across this business and be prepared to deal with any legal issue that might arise, with the support of the central legal teams in HQ

What we stand for

At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.

#Aspire

We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.

#Excel

We don't stop at 'good' here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.

#Unite

We're proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.

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More about Checkout.com

We empower businesses to adapt, innovate and thrive with the connected payments they deserve. Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 750 people across 13 international offices. In May 2019, we raised $230m in Europe's largest ever fintech Series A round, and globally the third largest. In May 2020, we completed a $150m Series B funding round, tripling our valuation to $5.5bn.

We believe in equal opportunities

Checkout.com is an equal opportunities employer. We welcome applications from all members of society irrespective of age, sex, disability, sexual orientation, race, religion, or belief. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience, skills and personality. We believe that employing a diverse workforce is the right thing to do and is central to our success.

Note for applicants

As we receive a large number of applications, we can only get in touch with successful applicants. If you haven't heard from us within three weeks, you can assume you've not made it through this time. Thanks for your interest and good luck!

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