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SOLE LEGAL COUNSEL, (Reg-Tech Startup) LONDON and Remote

London, UK | Full Time

Reference: EL0056

PQE: 4yrs+

Consultant: Liam Taaffe

Our client is a fast-growing B2B Reg-Tech Startup seeking to hire its first Legal Counsel to assist with the growth and launch of the business. This business is backed by a globally acclaimed financial advisory and consulting firm which has already enabled the business to signup an impressive portfolio of clients mainly consisting of 35 global banks. The business offers a really innovative sanction clearing technology platform that will transform how banks operate sanction compliance around the world.

You will join as sole legal counsel and will be responsible for providing broad legal support to the business, mainly drafting and negotiating contracts of which many will be focused on IT development and IT commercial development. You will support the senior management and leadership teams on commercial matters where strong legal and pragmatic advice is required. You will review the existing legal framework and create a legal panel to best the needs of senior management.

The ideal candidate will come from an in-house legal team ideally with the Reg Tech or Fin Tech space where you have gained the ability to operate in a fast-paced environment with significant exposure to senior stakeholders. Must be UK Qualified with ideally 4-8yrs PQE and have excellent commercial law and/or IT legal experience.  This company is located in central London however can be treated as a hybrid working model on the basis that the candidate works 2-3 days per week in the office.

For a confidential conversation, please contact Liam at EMEA Legal – liam@emea.legal