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Head of Legal

Location: London

Position: Permanent

Salary: £ 120000.00 per annum

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Title: Head of Legal
Location: London (Remote)
Salary: Circa £120K + Excellent Benefits Package 
Contact: – karl.ramsaran@forsythbarnes.com
 
Brief Overview:
 
We are currently working on an exclusive basis with one of the UK's most exciting FinTech start-ups, who have a global presence and are already generating profit. The mission of the business is to deliver innovative cryptocurrency solutions that cater to the needs of the financial services industry. We are currently seeking a Head of Legal to take responsibility for the Legal function for the business, providing high quality and commercially sound advice on a range of topics.
 
Reporting to the CEO, the Head of Legal will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the Legal function across corporate structure, legal document reviews, regulatory & compliance advice and overall development of the Legal team. The Head of Legal will be working closely with the Chief Compliance Officer & Head of Risk and also play a key part in the business' international expansion, creating new entities worldwide.
 
This is a crucial role for the organisation as it will be the first of its kind in the business. Working with hubs across the world, the Head of Legal will be a focussed individual that can manage a balance of attention to detail, whilst also executing swiftly. It's also important that the incoming individual will be prepared for the challenges that come with joining a start-up/scale-up, and will relish in the opportunity to build something incredible.
 
Head of Legal Essential Requirements:
 
– 5+ years post-qualified with in-house experience
– Background working in a smaller business / start up / scale up
– Experience in FinTech essential
– Crypto experience or understanding would be a bonus, non-essential
– Experience in international environments highly beneficial
– High level of attention to detail
– Experience dealing with Financial Conduct Authority (FCA)
– Comfortable dealing with hands-on legal activities
 
If you're interested, please apply by emailing me with a copy of your most up to date CV, salary expectations and availability to discuss.
 
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