Legal Counsel

Legal Counsel

Job Title: Legal Counsel

Start Date: 9th July 2018

Closing Date: 9th August 2018

Salary: Competitive

Position: full-time, permanent

Location: London


Why is our Legal Counsel role right for you?

Are you looking to build on your commercial experience? Are you able to blend excellence within commercial contract negotiation and drafting skills while providing direct insight and advice to stakeholders? The FinTech industry is rapidly evolving, fast moving and innovation driven. This role provides the opportunity to deepen payments sector knowledge whilst delivering true business partnering from a legal perspective.


What will I be doing on a day to day basis?

You will work as part of a high quality legal team providing global legal and commercial support across a growing and developing business. Engaging with Business Development Managers and Relationship Managers you will directly support the sales processes, product development processes and helping to structure deals along with drafting and negotiating commercial contracts and providing general and payment regulatory specific legal advice. You’ll draft and negotiate a wide variety of standard commercial contracts for the payments industry, including Merchant Services Agreements, NDAs, Accession Agreements, Cross Sell and UpSell Agreements, Software Development Agreements, Platform Integration Agreements, Revenue Share and technical partnership arrangements, Cloud and Software as a Service Agreements, Security Agreements and APM Agreements as well as assist in complaints and control processes.


What will make me right for the role?

International lawyer with non-uk legal qualification required (with willingness to dual qualify in the UK preferred) and with experience working in different jurisdictions and working with different nationalities. You’ll be able demonstrate a good understanding of the legal issues affecting the payments industry, commensurate with time spent in payments, including Data Privacy (including GDPR, PCI DSS), PSD2 and FCA Regulation and other international equivalent regimes, Intellectual Property, Financial Crime and Anti Money Laundering Requirements. You must demonstrate a good understanding of Worldpay’s products.


How is Worldpay changing the World?

Worldpay has merged with Vantiv Inc. to create a new global leader in payments. The new Worldpay will have the scale, the reach and the resources to take our success story to another level. This move allows us to expand further into high growth markets, deliver innovation at scale and above all, brings together exceptional talent and a shared passion that will help propel us forward to the next chapter of our collective story.

Our technology enables billions of payments to be made each year whether online or in person. Working with customers large and small - including some of the biggest brands in the world - we help them to take payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.



Job Number



London / England

Business Area

Legal and Compliance

Employment Type

Permanent- Full-time


July 9, 2018


August 9, 2018