Group General Counsel

Recruiter
Fintrax Group
Location
Galway, Ireland, Redhill, Surrey
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 May 2018
Closes
31 May 2018
Vacancy Type
Solicitors, In-House
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PQE
7+ Years
Experience Level
Senior Level

Group General Counsel

Galway / Redhill  |  Interim to Permanent

Fintrax Group is one of the world's leading tax-free shopping, dynamic currency conversion, credit card processing and point of sale technology companies, providing international shoppers, merchants, partner banks and acquirers with easy, fast and reliable services.

Founded in Galway, for over 30 years, Fintrax has expanded across the globe and now covers 55 markets with over 1000 staff and recently became part of the Eurazeo portfolio of growth companies.

The group has been on a strong growth trajectory, experiencing growth in revenues of over 20% and growth in profitability of over 30% annually since July 2011.  This growth is set to continue with ambitious plans to double the business in 3 years and treble it in 5 years, based on a strong business model underpinned by megatrends such as the expansion of middle classes in emerging markets, growth in international travel and increasing luxury consumption.

Supporting the executive management team, the Group General Counsel, will have wide responsibility for all legal and corporate governance matters affecting the company and will lead a small, experienced team of legal and company secretarial professionals.

Your responsibilities will include co-ordinating the integration of newly acquired corporate entities, defining corporate governance structures, standardising commercial contracts, overseeing overseas expansion from a legal perspective, maintaining compliance with data privacy laws, managing legal disputes and the proactive and efficient management of both internal and external legal resources.

To be considered for the role you must be a qualified solicitor or barrister with significant practical experience of English corporate and commercial law, legal regulation and the management of risk.  You will be a confident, robust and technically capable individual with sound communication skills and the ability to maintain a highly effective team in a fast-paced, commercial environment centred around Galway and Redhill, Surrey.  

This recruitment assignment is being handled exclusively by Miguel Florit of our retained search consultants Florit Legal and all direct or third party applications will be forwarded to them for consideration.

To apply, please email your CV, together with details of your current or most recent basic salary and package to: miguel.florit@floritlegal.com.

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