Payments Counsel – Banking / FS – Contract or Permanent – Central London

London (UK)
12 Sep 2019
10 Oct 2019
Full Time
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level

Payments Counsel – Banking / FS – Contract or Permanent – Central London 

The Client

We are working for an international bank seeking a junior/mid-level Payments lawyer on an initial 6 month contract, with the intention of becoming permanent upon completion. The role sits in the broad Payments Team and offers the opportunity for a banking lawyer to get commercial experience, or a commercial/payments lawyer to get banking exposure.

The Role

Examples of responsibilities include:

  • Advising the bank and its clients on general matters relating to FinTech, including: financing, corporate matters, data protection, IP, exit strategies, and regulatory change.
  • Advising on Payment Services Directive 2 (PSD2).
  • Supporting and advising the bank on the increased activity regarding FinTech.
  • Helping to develop and grow the Payments team.

Based in Canary Wharf, this role provides the chance to learn new skills in a sophisticated, intelligent, and fun environment, as well as an inroad into one of the world’s largest financial institutions. You do not have to have substantial payments experience, simply transferable experience from a top law firm and ambition to move into the payments space.

Please email a copy of your CV to for a confidential conversation.

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