Commercial Lawyer – London, United Kingdom
Are you interested in being part of a market-leading, dynamic and successful global business? Would you like to play a key role in helping to navigate the complexities of European commercial and financial law, while learning something new every day? Are you interested in being part of a first-class legal team that works in and with the business? Join Western Union as a Commercial Lawyer.
Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful
We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.
Relentless pursuit of better
As a valued member of our Business Legal Affairs Team, you will play a key role in providing world-class strategic commercial legal advice and support to our money transfer and payments business in the UK and Western Europe. You will be responsible for drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements in respect of new and existing products. You will provide expert, strategic, and creative legal advice to business leaders. As part of your role, you will research, analyze and monitor new and existing laws relevant to our business in the UK and Western Europe, in coordination with other legal colleagues, and you will help to manage outside counsel wisely. You will be part of a global but closely connected team of hard-working lawyers in an open, diverse, and friendly environment.
For you to be successful in this role, you will need to have significant experience in delivering strategic business legal support, with a focus on financial services or payments, which you might have gained in a law firm or a corporate legal department. You will be customer-focused, collaborative, proactive, and innovative. You will need to hold a Law degree, be a fully qualified lawyer, and have relevant post-qualification experience. Having experience working in a multinational environment, corporate, capital markets, and foreign language skills is an advantage. Previous experience with agile working methodologies is also desirable.
Join us, and let’s move money for better
Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.
We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.
We are passionate about our diversity. Our commitment is to provide an inclusive culture that celebrates the unique backgrounds and perspectives of our global teams, while reflecting the communities we serve. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, political affiliation, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or veteran status.
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