Fintech / Payment Counsel – Dublin OR London (remote working)

Dublin, Ireland | Full Time

Reference: EL0033

PQE: 4yrs+

Consultant: Liam Taaffe

Our client is a cloud-based payment automation software that was recently acquired by a US tech firm for €150m. This innovative fintech business has major bluechip clients across the globe and huge expected growth is on the horizon where an experienced Legal Counsel with expertise in commercial law, contract drafting, and contractual negotiations is required. You will report to the General Counsel in London along with an existing team of 5 lawyers and can work full-time remotely or from their offices located in Dublin or London.

You will work as part of an excellent team of commercially-minded lawyers who have all gained extensive fintech experience where you’ll be the primary lead for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating on a range of commercial and technology contracts including SAAS contracts, software development and licencing agreements, supplier and partnership agreements, data processing agreements, NDAs and consultancy agreements. This role will expose you to lots of non-Legal related work and you will be required to provide pragmatic advice to stakeholders with regards to applicable laws or regulations that may impact the business,

The ideal candidate will have around 4yrs PQE with a focus on commercial IT contracts, working either in-house or for a leading law firm, The ideal candidate must have strong knowledge of contract IT law with a strong preference for lawyers with previous professional experience of the fintech sector.

For further details please contact Liam Taaffe at liam@emea.legal