Legal Executive

  • Monese
  • London, UK
  • Sep 10, 2018
Full time Executive Legal

Job Description


About Monese

At Monese we believe that access to banking and financial services is a right that everybody should enjoy. We are on a mission to ensure that anyone in the world who needs a bank account can get one. By using leading edge technology via smartphones, we offer services that are easy to access, simple to use and cheap to run for anybody.

Monese serves hundreds of thousands of customers in the UK and Europe, and we are adding new services on a regular basis.

Our fast-growing team is located in London, UK and Tallinn, Estonia. By working with us, you will be part of a carefully selected team who are great at what they do and share the belief in our mission of making banking available to everybody.

About the role

We are looking for a dedicated Legal Executive, who will make sure that our business adhere to law by giving legal advice and monitor all applicable legal aspects.

Your day-to-day tasks will include, but are not limited to:

  • Thorough review and in some instances writing of contracts with our commercial partners
  • Manage the fast and effective agreement of commercial terms with external parties following guidance from the CEO and relevant members of the leadership team
  • Lead the negotiations of the legal agreements with our commercial partners
  • Document management of our legal agreements and ensure that the agreements with partners are renewed and terminated on a timely manner
  • Draft and review agreements with our customers (e.g. terms and conditions, privacy policy)
  • Review and keep employment and option agreements up to date
  • Guide and advise executives and teams with legal matters when needed
  • Stay up to date and informed of the latest rules and regulations which will affect our business and ensuring the leadership team is given the necessary guidance on this front
  • Ensure all contracts, policies and procedures adhere to the latest regulations and laws
  • Assist in ensuring the company and its employees are aware of the laws and regulations that affect them in the workplace that is FCA regulated
  • Find, seek advice from, liaise with and manage external legal partners
  • Ensure the business is aware of areas of risk in business operations and related decisions


  • Proven experience in a similar role, preferably in the finance industry
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures
  • Familiar with banking and financial services products and environment
  • Good working knowledge of relevant UK specific as well as wider European regulations
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • BSc degree in Law


Benefits of working at Monese:

  • Stock options and competitive salary
  • Ample opportunity for personal growth within Monese as you will be an important part of a fast- growing company
  • A horizontal structure where everyone has a voice and makes a direct and valued contribution to building the best product possible
  • International team of open-minded and talented people
  • Opportunity to travel between our offices and meet other teams as wel
  • Flexible working schedule and possibility to work remotely