Legal Counsel (Regulatory Response and Investigations)



London, UK · Madrid, Spain · Portugal · Spain · Ireland · Romania · Ireland · Poland · Lithuania · Portugal · Spain · United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, June 26, 2024

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, we've helped 45+ million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth,‌ two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. We've been officially certified as a Great Place to Work™ in recognition of our outstanding employee experience! So far, we have 10,000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we're looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

The Legal Department sits at the heart of Revolut and is a very important part of the business. Members of the team provide front-line guidence and support to alla areas of the company, contributing to decisions that impact on Revolut’s growth every day.

We’re looking for a legal Counsel to sit within the small, but growing, Regulatory Response & Investigations team (within the Legal Department). The team provides specialist direction and support on contentious regulatory issues and internal investigations (including whistleblowing) across the Revolut Group.

Your focus will be on the strategic mitigation of regulatory risk to the business. You’ll manage and support on a wide range of contentious regulatory matters and internal investigations, as well as providing day-to-day pragmatic legal advice to key stakeholders as a business partner.

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What you’ll be doing

  • Working on a diverse portfolio of contentious regulatory issues across multiple jurisdictions, from inspections and enquiries to strategic projects, enforcement, and appeals
  • Selecting and managing outside counsel
  • Developing case strategy in partnership with business units
  • Drafting, reviewing, and approving submissions and representations, regulatory correspondence, preparing court documents and attending hearings
  • Coordinating disclosure, including collection and production of materials
  • Keeping internal stakeholders up-to-date on contentious regulatory developments and strategy
  • Running internal investigations (including whistleblowing investigations)

What you'll need

  • Excellent academic credentials
  • 3+ years of experience as a private-practise lawyer at a top law firm dealing with financial services
  • Experience in regulatory investigations and enforcement
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and drafting skills
  • Confidence in making decisions where there's ambiguity or incomplete information
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to build excellent working relationships at all levels across the business as a trusted advisor with strong commercial acumen
  • The ability to excel independently and in cross-functional teams
  • Interest in working in a fast-growing and entrepreneurial environment
  • Logical thinking and the ability to make decisions under tight deadlines
  • Flexibility and enthusiasm, and the willingness to roll up your sleeves and take responsibility for resolving issues
  • Excellent organisational skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects at once
  • Fluency in English

Nice to have

  • In-house experience
  • Experience conducting internal investigations, including whistleblowing investigations
  • Any additional European language

Compensation range

  • Lithuania: €5,800 - €6,900 gross monthly*
  • Other locations: Compensation will be discussed during the interview process

*Final compensation will be determined based on the candidate's qualifications, skills, and previous experience

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We're not just doing this because it's the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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