Small World Money Transfer
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Legal Advisor Small World Financial Services Group

Small World FS is a London head quartered Fintech provider of trusted, simple and low cost international payment services from 32 countries worldwide. Providing international payment services for consumers to send money to 188 countries worldwide, with a global pay-out network of over 250,000 locations as well as real-time bank transfers, Small World FS has over the past decade grown rapidly to become one of Europe’s leading payment service providers, and a member of the UK TechCity’s exclusive FutureFifty programme.

Reporting to the Global head of compliance, you will be responsible for providing legal support to the Group, primarily focusing on Contracts, Corporate Law and Data Protection legislation. This role is based in Spain but is likely to have an international outlook to support the business in jurisdictions outside of Spain.

Role details:

You will be responsible for:

Ensuring commercial contracts are effectively drafted and interpreted, proposing helpful and pragmatic solutions to problems. This will include, but not limited, to supporting commercial contracts with agents, third party contractors & consultants and service providers.

Providing support and advice in corporate law matters including, but not limited to acquisitions and corporate governance matters including managing the Mercantile Register (or equivalent) in jurisdictions you are assigned.

Providing support and advice on Data Protection matters, including the GDPR legislation.

Reviewing and drafting customer-facing documentation and advising on various facets of customer services including design and implementation of new systems, products and services

Provide robust commercial and strategic advice

Review new business relationships with vendors and subcontractors

Manage key internal relationships with relevant stakeholders including but not limited to HR, IT, and Finance

Manage key External Relationships including external lawyers clients, business partners and regulators, as appropriate

Draft legal documents, policies and manuals as required.

Analyse legal issues relating to proposed products, services and/or new markets

Provide supervision to outside lawyers hired to assist the corporation with their specialized legal services. This may include managing legal advice from other jurisdictions in relation to international agreements.

Participate in legal and compliance related projects

In coordination with local external counsel, researching and monitoring changes to applicable laws and regulatory requirements and advising on implementation of resulting changes to the regulatory environment

Advising on local regulatory requirements including principally those relating to payments and money transmission, foreign exchange spot and derivative contracts, and consumer protection laws

Reviewing and advising on marketing (including financial promotions) and other external publications


Person Specification:

At a minimum you will:

Have University degree in Law or Bachelor of Law granted by a European University (Spain`s university law degree is advantageous)

Have 2-3 years’ experience in similar positions/functions

Have a high level of fluency in Spanish and English

Be able to travel (no more than 15%)

In addition, it would be valuable if you had knowledge of some or all of:

Payments Services sector (EU Payment Service Directive),

Up to date knowledge of Data protection/GDPR,

Spanish and/or International Corporate law, and

Contract Law.