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Legal Counsel (Regulatory) - Ukraine



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Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, we've helped 45+ million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth,‌ two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. We've been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™ in recognition of our outstanding employee experience! So far, we have 10,000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

The Legal team sits at the heart of Revolut and it's a very important part of the business ⭐️

This lovely bunch supports all other Revolut teams, helping us achieve our goals every day. They're special, they're strong-willed, and they work in a lot of different areas (which isn't that common for an in-house role, we know, but they're just that good).

From structuring credit programmes to launching into new territories, the Legal team does it all. Are you a problem solver? This one's for you.

We’re looking for a Legal Counsel who’ll advise Revolut on compliance and legal issues around our financial products. An expert in consumer credit and financial regulations to undertake a hands-on role but know how to lead when needed.

Excited to join? We can't wait to have you on board 🚀

What you’ll be doing

  • Advising the business on compliance and legal issues surrounding structuring of new and existing financial products (primarily payments, banking, and data protection)
  • Drafting customer-facing legal documents for products
  • Working with product and commercial teams to design and deliver solutions that are compliant with regulations
  • Structuring and expanding Revolut’s products while managing regulatory expectations, requirements, and applications
  • Proactively engaging and working alongside local regulators in Ukraine
  • Handling significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times

What you'll need

  • 4+ Years PQE Experience
  • Excellent academic and law firm credentials
  • Experience advising on financial regulations in Ukraine
  • Expertise with PSD II and banking regulations
  • Sound judgement, composure under pressure, and a collaborative mindset
  • Confidence making decisions where there's ambiguity or incomplete information
  • Exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Fluency in English and Ukrainian

Nice to have

  • Experience advising on payments products
  • Familiarity with license applications

Compensation range

  • Vilnius: €7,500 - €8,300 gross monthly*
  • Lithuania: €7,500 - €8,300 gross monthly*
  • Other locations: Compensation will be discussed during the interview process

*Final compensation will be determined based on the candidate's qualifications, skills, and previous experience

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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