(Senior) Legal Counsel

  • Lendico
  • Berlin, Germany
  • Jul 19, 2017
Full time Legal

Job Description

Lendico is a modern FinTech company that specializes in providing corporate loans through an internet-based marketplace. Lendico brings together borrowers and investors across the marketplace, offering a digital and fast alternative to banks. Lending is fully online, without any branch network. We use state-of-the-art technologies and work on innovative processes to reduce costs and optimize handling for our users.

Since its founding in December 2013, Lendico has won the trust of over 400,000 users and has won several awards as the best credit market place.

To strengthen our legal department in Berlin, we are looking for a (Senior) Legal Counsel (m / w). Your tasks include in particular:

  • Responsibility for multilateral legal and cross-border projects
  • Contractual negotiations and representation of the company against customers and business partners at home and abroad
  • Design and examination of terms and contracts
  • Preparation of legal opinions and endorsements
  • Assessment of regulatory issues, identification of legal solutions and representation of the company against supervisory authorities
  • Advice on legal compliance (especially data protection and KYC / AML)
  • Care of various national companies (corporate housekeeping)
  • Collaborate with teams from different business sectors (global functional areas / country teams)
  • Legal aspects / interests: Corporate loans, banking and supervisory law, corporate and contract law, general terms and conditions, IT and IP law as well as compliance (especially data protection law and AMLA)
  • Full jury (successfully completed first and second state exam) with a clearly above-average qualification
  • Relevant professional experience in a company of the financial industry, an international economic chancery or in a start-up or a venture capital company
  • Strong understanding of economic contexts
  • Creativity and team / communication skills
  • Independent work, ambition and professionalism in the fulfillment of tasks as well as resilience
  • Fluent in English (other languages are a plus)
  • Great design freedom and short decision-making
  • Diverse, responsible tasks and immediate integration into implementation processes
  • Open and cooperative working atmosphere in a dynamic environment in the heart of Berlin