Regulatory Legal Counsel (France)

France - Remote /
Legal – Services · Legal · Regulatory /
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, our super app has helped over 20 million customers get more from their money. And we're not done yet.
As we continue our lightning-fast growth, we believe that two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. So far, we have more than 3000 people, based in 20 offices around the world, working 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

We're looking for a Regulatory Legal Counsel to sit within our growing France team and work closely with the wider Legal team globally. This role can be done remotely anywhere in France. 
We are a fast moving business, which deploys changes to its platform through the app store every week. This means that you will be empowered to advise on all stages of the product lifecycle - from idea conception through to post deployment remediation. 

We look for people who apply deep logic to their thinking and back everything up with data. We look for natural self-starters who see things through from start to finish, and who learn from every mistake. Does this sound like you?
Take a look at our RevInsider video about our Legal team:

What you’ll be doing

• Advise the business on compliance and legal issues surrounding structuring of new and existing financial products (primarily consumer credit but you also may be asked to advise on payment, banking and data protection advice)
• Draft customer-facing legal documents for these products
• Be an integral part of product and commercial teams; working with them to help design and deliver solutions that are compliant with Consumer Credit legislation and also PSD II, banking regulations
• Help structure and expand Revolut’s products and manage regulatory expectations, requirements and applications
• Proactively engage and work alongside local regulators in France and Lithuania
• Excel at leadership while also undertaking executional work. This is a hands-on role and you'll be expected to handle significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times

What you'll need

• 4+ Years PQE Experience
• Excellent academic and law firm credentials
• Experience in advising on financial regulation in France. Expertise in consumer credit and advising on related credit products (such as unsecured loans and credit card products) is a must whereas experience in payments and advising on payments products is a real plus
• Expertise in relevant financial regulations and advising clients in the following areas: Consumer Credit legislation, PSD II and Banking regulations
• Sound judgement, composure under pressure and a collaborative mindset
• Confidence making decisions where there is ambiguity or incomplete information
• Exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills
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