Legal Counsel/Senior Legal Counsel – Copenhagen, Luxembourg or London

Are you a legal professional with high integrity and enthusiasm, who is eager to use your wide range of legal skills to support Banking Circle’s business and growth journey?

Then this may be exactly the challenge you are looking for. We offer you the chance to be a part of a truly international and vibrant bank with more than 300 skilled and dedicated employees worldwide, who are all passionate about creating next-generation mission-critical financial services infrastructure and leading the rise of a faster, more inclusive, and more competitive cross-border payments network.

The position and why we need you

At Banking Circle we want to make an impact that pioneers the industry and creates instant value for our clients. But we also want to be a best-in-class employer where innovation and career development is going hand in hand. To support that and our exciting growth journey, we are looking to hire a Legal Counsel or Senior Legal Counsel to join our Legal Department. The Legal Department advises other functions and senior managers on a broad range of legal topics to advance the organisation’s commercial agenda and to facilitate effective implementation of business decisions while protecting the company’s position.​

Key Responsibilities

  • Draft and review contracts, general business terms and other documents
  • Monitor regulatory developments and conduct legal research and draft memorandums
  • Support product development and business growth
  • Provide legal advice and support to the Sales and Client Services functions to identify and manage legal risk and opportunities
  • Develop internal procedures
  • Handling of complaints, disputes and litigation cases

Skills & Qualifications

To be the right candidate for this position, we expect you to have a University degree in law (equivalent to Master or LLM) with good results and 2-3 years’ experience from a law firm or from an in-house role, ideally in the financial sector.

As a person, you take ownership and are solution oriented in your approach to challenges. You are proactive in a fast-paced environment, a confident decision-maker and a strong analytical problem solver with excellent communication skills. Finally, we expect you to be a knowledge sharing team-player who creates positive working relationships with others.

The position can be based at either our Copenhagen or London office or at our HQ in Luxembourg. As Banking Circle is an international company it is a requirement that you are completely fluent in English, both verbally and in writing.

Join Banking Circle

If the position has caught your interest and you have what we’re looking for, then please send us your resume and application (in English only) via the apply link below. As we will be conducting interviews continuously, we urge interested candidates to reach out as soon as possible. If you have questions about the position or what it’s like to be a part of Banking Circle do not hesitate to contact Head of Legal, Jesper Johansen, jej@bankingcircle.com or Simon Scott Hansen from our People Team on +45 31493650.

Banking Circle offers a competitive compensation package and a dynamic and collaborative culture that values personal initiative and professional achievements. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, age, religion, sexual orientation, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state or local laws, regulations and ordinances. Please note that we do not accept applications by email.

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