Legal Job Opening: Head of Legal – India at Revolut, Mumbai

Legal Job Opening: Head of Legal – India at Revolut, Mumbai

Revolut is looking for a Head of Legal to advise on our India launch and operations and advise on a variety of legal and regulatory matters.

Job Description:

The legal department sits at the heart of Revolut and is a core part of the business. Members of the team provide front-line guidance and support to all areas of the company, contributing to decisions that impact on Revolut’s growth every day.

The breadth of work you will encounter (and level of commercial involvement) is pretty unique for an in-house role, from structuring credit programmes to launching into new territories. We hire both generalists (typically corporate/commercial solicitors) as well as specialists (such as compliance), alongside operations analysts, all of whom have a large degree of responsibility for Revolut’s ongoing development and growth.

About The Role:

This role will be based in New Delhi or Mumbai, and report to the General Counsel in Revolut’s London headquarters.

What you will be doing:

Draft, review, negotiate and advise internal stakeholders and negotiate with external counterparts on a variety of commercial agreements, including third party agreements, operations agreements, services agreements, partnerships, and marketing agreements

Identify and consult on legal risks in connection with the development of new products

Liaise with specialist external counsel in relation to original new products, expansion into new market verticals and areas relating to compliance, privacy, or security

Develop and implement processes for efficient and streamlined operations surrounding contract negotiation and processes

Develop and maintain form agreements, contract management systems, and other databases

Serving as lead counsel on strategic deals, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries

Drive all ongoing compliance review processes, including necessary filings, policies and procedures

Monitor changes to regulatory requirements and proactively handle regulatory developments

Provide time-sensitive support on a wide array of legal inquiries in connection with all aspects of your country’s operations

Identify and consult on legal risks in connection with the development of new products

What You’ll Need:

Strong client-service and customer orientation and strengths in forming good working relationships

High degree of independence, initiative and decisiveness

An enthusiasm and drive for delivering results

Strong analytical skills and an ability to demonstrate sound legal and business judgment, even in ambiguous situations

Ability to work independently and also contribute successfully to cross-functional teams

Excellent organisational skills, and an ability to manage multiple projects at once, to meet deadlines

Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humour

Strong experience in advising clients on commercial contract matters (past experience in: regulatory, IP, IT is a plus) across a broad range of areas including Financial Services, Technology and Corporates

Thrives working in a fast-paced, high pressure, entrepreneurial environment

Work hard but have a lot of fun doing it!

Minimum Qualifications:

Excellent academic and law firm credentials

Hold a current practicing certificate

7-10 years experience in financial services either as an in-house counsel or as senior associate / partner in private practice advising on financial services

Excellent English skills (written and oral) are a must

a Little About Us

We believe that there are better ways for people to control their money. Easier, fairer ways.

Revolut started in 2015 with fee-free card transactions abroad. We’ve since added current accounts, business accounts, savings, insurance, and even cryptocurrency trading.

We reached 4 million customers in February 2019 and we’re adding another million every quarter.

And we’re only just getting started.

Come and help Revolut build the world’s first truly global bank.

What We Are Looking For:

From employee 1 to employee 1000, you will be slotting into a global team that shares a number of traits.

You can work autonomously and take ownership. We thrive with the space and responsibility to solve problems.

You operate best without lots of bureaucracy. We don’t hide behind fancy job titles or clunky processes ‘because that’s how things are done’.

You approach work in a logical way. We are not afraid to make mistakes but we use data and logic to backup decisions and improve understanding.

And you share our mission to improve people’s relationship with their money.

The Benefits:

You’ll get to work in one of the hottest and fastest growing tech startups in the world right now

We’ll arm you with all of the latest tech equipment

Competitive salary

Free Revolut Metal subscription

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About the Company:

We’re here for those who refuse to settle. Who never stop moving forward. Who continue to search for new ideas and better experiences in everything they do.

Because today’s hyper-connected world deserves a financial partner just as progressive. One that adapts to your needs, gives you control and constantly pushes you into new exciting spaces.

Easy international money transfers and instant global spending using the interbank exchange rate. Business or Consumer, Revolut is the only banking alternative designed for your global lifestyle.

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