Group Legal Counsel
Looking to work in Fintech and for a Manchester based business that’s recently been awarded ‘North West Most Exciting Companies?' Then, look no further. We’re disrupting the payments sector through the delivery of custom payment solutions across e-Commerce and in-store channels worldwide, using our accredited network of strategic partners to provide businesses of all sizes with a fully integrated omnichannel software solution.
Your role at Total Processing
We are looking for a versatile and skilled lawyer who can wear multiple hats, covering a range of legal areas including commercial, corporate, regulatory, and employment law.
The successful candidate will be a dynamic and commercially minded lawyer responsible for supporting the continued growth of our business across various legal aspects,
including reviewing and negotiating a variety of agreements, providing legal guidance on regulatory compliance matters, and ensuring the protection of our business.
What you'll bring
Contract review and negotiation: Draft a range of contracts such as licensing agreements, direct client agreements, referral and reseller agreements, and negotiate and agree a wide range of supplier contracts including key banking relationships as well as technology, employment, marketing and property.
Legal advisory: Provide expert legal advice on commercial, corporate, and employment matters, and provide input on a wide range of issues and projects across the business which need to be considered through a ‘legal lens’.
Regulatory compliance: Offer internal guidance on regulatory compliance, including regulatory licensing, data protection and anti-money laundering, and help develop internal compliance documentation and regulatory licencing applications.
Collaboration: Work closely with internal teams and executives, including compliance, finance, and operations, to provide legal review and support, and collaborate with external counsel when necessary.
Company secretarial: Working with our Company Secretary, manage the company’s statutory registers, ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements and filing of statutory documents, and assist in the organisation of board meetings.
Professional experience and requirements:
You’re a qualified solicitor with at least 3 or 4 years’ post-qualification experience, during which you have worked within the payments, fintech or broader technology sector. Ideally, you’ll have some in-house experience (but not essential).
Even in a fast-paced environment, you’ve got strong attention to detail skills. You are comfortable working on SaaS contracts, ideally with some exposure to international contracts.
You’re a team player who is confident communicating with internal and external stakeholders, with strong commercial understanding.
- 25 days holiday (including bank holidays) + 1 day for your birthday + 1 duvet day.
- Flexible working after initial onboarding period.
- Newly renovated, eco-friendly offices, right next to Piccadilly Train Station.
- Company events & social hours.
- Choose your tech (MacBook Pro/Windows).
- Contributory Pension scheme (following completion of probationary period).
- 4 x Salary Death in Service policy.
- Training opportunities for personal & professional development.
- Branded TP merch.
- People’s committee once a month.
- Substantial referral scheme.
Ready to start your new role?
Total Processing is a Fintech Company disrupting the payments sector through the delivery of custom payment solutions across e-commerce and in-store channels worldwide. We're using our accredited network of strategic partners to provide businesses of all sizes with a fully integrated omnichannel software solution.
Providing complete global coverage, Total Processing proudly pioneers payment strategy for multinational businesses through access to the world's leading payment gateway and acquiring options, with built-in risk management and data analytics.