Head of Legal & Compliance

Head of Legal & Compliance

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    London, England

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  • Salary:

    £120000.00 - £150000 per annum + Share options

  • Contact:

    Jan Colligan

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

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Head of Legal & Compliance

International Fintech start up, is looking to hire the first Head of Legal & Compliance to help drive and support the rapid scaling of the business across Europe.

Exciting opportunity to join the high performing leadership team and make a real impact in this fast-moving sector.

As the first appointment you will make key legal and strategic decisions on growth, finance product development, technology and regulatory matters.

You will be tasked with building out both the legal and compliance function whilst identifying and managing risk.

Technically you will advise on corporate, commercial contracts, IP, compliance and litigation matters often on an international basis.

You will roll out key internal processes and policies allowing further growth as well as build relationships with key external contacts including law firms, regulators and customers.

Compliance experience and appetite to lead DPO and MLRO strategies

The ideal candidate will have 7+ years PQE (either UK or EU qualified)

In-house experience gained within regulated financial services companies, Fintech, Insurtech or Payments businesses.

Naturally entrepreneurial with a commercial pragmatism

International experience (ideally with European language skills) and a technically strong negotiator able to manage often complex finance transactions.

Culture fit is important - passion, creativity, energy all key as you help take this business to the next level.

Excellent 6 figure package including share options offer.

Expectation is to be in the London office a couple of days a week.

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