Legal Counsel (Disputes) - Vilnius

Revolut

Vilnius, LT
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Post Date: 04/20/2021
  • Website: revolut.com
  • Company Address: The Columbus Building, 7 Westferry Circus, London, E14 4HD

About Revolut

When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate.

Job Description

ABOUT THE ROLE

The Disputes Counsel role will be responsible for managing and supporting a variety of litigation matters, as well as providing day-to-day pragmatic legal advice as a business partner to key stakeholders. Reporting to Senior Counsel, you will focus on the strategic mitigation of litigation risk to the business and the management of disputes. This will include both litigation within LT, alternative dispute resolution, and instructing local counsel as appropriate in relation to disputes outside of LT.  You will be joining a small, but growing Disputes team, with opportunities for career advancement as the team and wider business grows.

What you will be doing:

 Running internal fact-finding investigations
 Developing case strategy in partnership with business units
 Identifying and managing litigation risk
 Driving cost-effective resolution of litigious matters
 Managing outside counsel
 Drafting, reviewing and approving correspondence and court documents and attending court hearings
 Coordinating disclosure, including collection and production of materials
 Advising business functions on a wide variety of contentious and non-contentious legal issues
 Keeping management and business units apprised of litigation developments and strategy

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

 Experience in all phases of litigation and ADR
 Experience in regulatory matters and issues
 Strong analytical, problem-solving and drafting skills
 Demonstrable leadership skills and strategic focus
 Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build excellent working relationships with all levels of management and work on cross-functional teams
 Ability to excel both independently and in a team environment
 Demonstrable ability to work in fast-paced environments and make sound judgements under tight deadlines
 Excellent organisational skills, and an ability to manage multiple projects at once, to meet deadlines
 Common sense and a good sense of humour
 Thrive working in a fast-paced, high pressure, entrepreneurial environment
 Work hard but have a lot of fun doing it!

Minimum qualifications:

 Master’s degree or equivalent in Law
 Excellent academic and law firm credentials
 A current practising certificate
 At least 3 years of strong legal experience as a private practice lawyer dealing with financial services at a top law firm and (preferably) some in-house experience as well
 European regulatory experience is a plus
 Experience in reputation management and advising clients on public relations related matters is also a plus
 Excellent English and Lithuanian language skills (written and oral) are a must

If we think you’d be well suited, we’ll send you an invitation for a screen call with one of our colleagues in Recruitment so that we can get to know you better. We aim to get in touch within two weeks of your submission, so if you haven’t heard back from us by then, your application likely won’t proceed at this time.

SALARY

€2,000-2,500 net per month

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A little about us…When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate. Launching into 2020 with 10 million Personal customers and over a quarter of a million Business customers only reinforced our belief in the vast need across the world for better financial services. As our customer base has boomed in the last year, we’ve expanded our team to match that growth. We started 2019 with several hundred employees; we closed it out with 2000.

What we’re looking for…Revolut is being scaled up by people all around the world who share our vision. We’re looking for people who align with our four core values: we Never Settle, we Get It Done because we Think Deeper and we’re Stronger Together. You’re the kind of person who wants to join a community of forward-thinking people, all personally and professionally invested in Revolut’s mission. You thrive in a collaborative space where everyone’s learning from each other, and learning fast. We believe in empowering our Revoluters in their work, giving them autonomy and ownership of what they do. We want everyone at Revolut to own their story and their successes - working with us means you’re not just another cog in the machine.

THE BENEFITS

 Competitive salary
 Biannual equity bonuses
 Medical insurance
 All the latest tech you need
 Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription

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