Paralegal

7 days left

Recruiter
Checkout.com
Location
London
Salary
Competitive
Posted
31 Jul 2017
Expires
25 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
As part of a rapid expansion plan, we are actively seeking a passionate and energetic Paralegal to join our Legal and Compliance Department.Checkout.com's Legal & Compliance Department deals with a diverse range of multinational complex regulatory, commercial, corporate and intellectual property related issues. The ideal candidate should be willing to learn and support multiple spheres of responsibility, demonstrate good research skills, and generally have a hands-on approach to work. The paralegal will have the opportunity to assist our General Counsel (Head of Legal & Compliance) and Legal Counsel in working on exciting projects including: drafting and negotiating of a broad range of commercial agreements (customer, supplier, etc.), preparing applications for various regulatory licences in different jurisdictions and other submissions to the regulators, drafting and/or reviewing internal policies and compliance related documents, and researching specific regulatory legal issues.The Paralegal will also be expected to provide day-to-day administrative support as well as high quality and accurate insight to assist in achieving corporate objectives to always act in compliance with applicable laws, procedures and policies.Evolving in a creative, fast-paced work environment and interfacing with talented people from Business Development, Sales, Finance and Operations, the Paralegal will have the opportunity to get involved with the core of our business and play a role in the company's success. This is a unique opportunity to join a thriving FinTech Company and gain a solid expertise of our industry.SkillsLegal, Financial services, Compliance, Paralegal, regulatory projects, commercial agreements, internal policies, egulatory legal issues, multi-jurisdictional, MSc in LawSectorsTechnologyQuestionsAre you legally able to work in the UK?, Tell us about the skills and experience you can bring to this role? About the RoleSupport regulatory, legal and compliance projects (e.g. financial services and payment services regulation, competition, data privacy and security) in all markets where Checkout.com operatesDraft, review, negotiate and amend various types of commercial agreementsDraft and review other legal documentation to meet the Company's commercial requirementsResearch various multi-jurisdictional legal issuesSupport the Company's strategic projects and initiatives, managing legal input as required with creative, proactive and business outcomes-focused adviceProtect Checkout.com business and reputation in both a proactive and reactive mannerAbout You2-3 years Paralegal experience, preferably in a regulated financial companyAbility to learn quickly and turnaround work in an efficient and pragmatic mannerConfident and astute personalityHighly effective negotiating skills and an attention to detailAbility to maintain the utmost discretion in handling highly confidential and sensitive corporate informationPositive, driven and the ability to work autonomously where requiredGood interpersonal skills with the ability to work closely and advise various internal clients at different levels of seniorityExcellent time management skills and ability to manage a high volume of workPrevious work experience in a regulated financial company would be highly appreciatedMSc in LawFluent in English

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