Senior Legal Counsel - Banking & Products (France and International)

Swile

Paris, FR
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Legal
  • Post Date: 04/08/2021
  • Website: swile.co
  • Company Address:

About Swile

Porvider of a meal ordering platform intended to reinvent the experience of lunch breaks with colleagues. The company's platform offers dematerialized card and a group order functionality in addition to traditional tickets, enabling users to pre-order restaurant meals and make full utilization of the lunch breaks.

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About

Swile, c’est l’app qui place la cohésion d’équipe au coeur de l’entreprise du 21ème siècle !

Swile diffuse la culture du partage et réenchante les moments de vie entre collègues, du matin jusqu’au soir !

Vivez enfin une expérience employé mémorable : création de cagnottes pour l’anniversaire de vos collègues, remboursement facile et partage d’addition pour vos afterworks, organisation d’une session running en équipe, messagerie interne pour faciliter vos échanges et célébrer vos succès collectifs, paiement en titres-resto et carte cadeau grâce à notre smartcard… l’app Swile rassemble autour de la convivialité, pour créer un environnement de travail plus collaboratif et plus durable ! #techforgood

Nous existons depuis fin 2016, et comptons désormais 400 Swilers présents à Montpellier, notre fief, mais aussi à Paris et dans de nombreuses villes françaises en télétravail… Ce sont aujourd’hui plus de 400k heureux salariés qui utilisent nos solutions en France et maintenant au Brésil, et nous comptons continuer à conquérir les coeurs à l’international . 🌎

Swile est soutenue à hauteur de 115 millions d’euros levés auprès d’investisseurs tels qu’Index Ventures, Idinvest, Bpifrance, Daphni, Kima… et fait partie du FrenchTech120 🦄


Job description

Swile, c’est l’app qui place la cohésion d’équipe au coeur de l’entreprise du 21ème siècle ! 💜 🦄 🌈

Dear future Swiler !
We’re looking for a senior Legal Counsel with a strong background and professional experience in Banking & financial Law (especially in e-money & payment services) to join our Legal team within the dedicated pole Banking & New Products. As part of this specific pole, you’ll be charged to legally frame our products in France and in each country we would like to develop our activities worldwide. In your role, you’ll be working closely with people across the company (in particular but non limited to: the compliance team, the corporate programs team, the international teams…) as well as external Counsels.
This is a challenging role within an hyper growth company in which there are a lot of new products and projects to be developped. We are looking for someone who is aligned with Swile’s values, who is a doer with strong communication and project management skills, in order to find tailored solutions always in the best interest of the company, and to ensure a great experience for our clients and users of Swile’s products.
Location of the position: Paris
Do you think you are the right candidate ? Please feel free to contact us and send us your resume, we looking forward to hear from you !

Preferred experience

Your mission 🔥

  • Ensure that all our products are properly framed from a legal point of view, especially regarding our regulatory obligations (banking & financial law), and document all the products decisions
  • Provide legal guidance and develop solutions to product development and expansion. 
  • Work closely with the corporate programs team and all the other stakeholders (tech teams, marketing teams, care…) in order to become a trusted advisor for them thanks to your well identification of all relevant legal risks and to your contribution to the lauch of our products
  • Assisting Products teams in their launch projects in France
  • Assisting the international teams to understand the legal environment of the products in other new countries
  • Work closely with the compliance team especially regarding regulated activities 
  • Work closely with the other poles within the Legal team (the contracts team in order to disclose all the necessary information following the framing of our products in order for them to draft and negotiate the contracts; the data privacy team in order for them to provide you with all the guidances on these aspects to take into account in the framing of our products etc.)
  • Build processes with other teams (creating templates, providing guidelines, build clear products roadmaps, reports etc.) in order to facilitate legal compliance within Swile
  • Work with outsourced legal counsels in all jurisdictions to deliver the best possible advice to the different stakeholders internally

The ideal candidate to join our Legal team will… 😍

  • Ensure that all our products are properly framed from a legal point of view, especially regarding our regulatory obligations (banking & financial law), and document all the products decisions
  • Provide legal guidance and develop solutions to product development and expansion. 
  • Work closely with the corporate programs team and all the other stakeholders (tech teams, marketing teams, care…) in order to become a trusted advisor for them thanks to your well identification of all relevant legal risks and to your contribution to the lauch of our products
  • Assisting Products teams in their launch projects in France
  • Assisting the international teams to understand the legal environment of the products in other new countries
  • Work closely with the compliance team especially regarding regulated activities 
  • Work closely with the other poles within the Legal team (the contracts team in order to disclose all the necessary information following the framing of our products in order for them to draft and negotiate the contracts; the data privacy team in order for them to provide you with all the guidances on these aspects to take into account in the framing of our products etc.)
  • Build processes with other teams (creating templates, providing guidelines, build clear products roadmaps, reports etc.) in order to facilitate legal compliance within Swile
  • Work with outsourced legal counsels in all jurisdictions to deliver the best possible advice to the different stakeholders internally

We are your employer if you have…❤️

  • Around 8+ years of professional experience, within a financial and regulated environment (with a preference for fintech experience)
  • Strong knowledge banking and financial Law (emoney and payment services ⇒ a strong + !) in France and the skills, willingness, and initiative to own legal issues across different jurisdictions
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent at communicating in spoken and written English
  • Attention to details and accuracy when accomplishing tasks
  • Spots opportunities to initiate changes; Passionate about tech-driven businesses that make an impact (fintech environment)…

 

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