Senior Legal Counsel

Sofia

Paynetics is a leading fintech company, founder of the Bulgarian Fintech Association, grounded in payment services, with offices in Bulgaria and the UK. We have built a team of passionate and enthusiastic professionals, on a mission to change the world of payments.

Due to our growing product portfolio, target markets and extended operations, we seek a motivated and talented SENIOR LEGAL COUNSEL.

The role reports to the Head of Legal.

Day-To-Day Responsibilities

  • Provide general and commercial legal and regulatory advice to a dynamic business
  • Promptly identify and explain opportunities, risks and issues so that all contracts and strategic business initiatives are appropriately negotiated, all whilst meeting all required commercial objectives and deadlines
  • Draft and negotiate commercial agreements with focus on payments with existing and potential merchants and suppliers, ensuring that all agreements reflect the approved business case, regulatory framework and the standard policies and procedures of the company
  • Support and advise the business teams on the applicable legal and regulatory framework
  • Advise the business on the legal aspects of new product development and new product delivery channels
  • Address any other general or ad-hoc commercial legal queries

Your Skills & Qualifications

  • University degree in Law
  • At least 2 years of experience on a similar position in the payment industry
  • A commercial mindset and ability to think creatively to achieve the commercial objectives of the business and deliver legal advice in the appropriate commercial context and within tight timeframes
  • Good presentation and negotiation skills, ability to influence and persuade in decision-making processes both internally and externally
  • Sound organizational skills, ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Strong written and spoken communications skills, both in English and Bulgarian
  • Eye for the detail

We offer

  • Exciting job in a premium professional environment
  • Work in a new growing team with excellent perspective for professional development
  • Competitive remuneration package based on experience and linked to performance
  • Opportunity to stay current with technologies and advancements in the field of the digital payments industry

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