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Commercial Legal Counsel

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    In-house Legal

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  • Contact:

    Tevia Kretzmer

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    020 3778 0852

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  • Published:

    10 days ago

  • Expiry date:


​Our Client

Our client is an innovative payments fintech who are creating a great name for themselves in the market. With a truly impressive growth in a short space of time, they are now looking to double in size over the next year.

With a growing team, this fintech is now in need of a Commercial Legal Counsel to provide assistance with commercial contracts, governance and in-house policies.

Main Duties

Key responsibilities for this position will include, but are not limited to:

  • Working on a vast range of commercial contract negotiations and issues alongside the firm's legal and procurement teams

  • Updating and reviewing commercial contracts

  • Performing ongoing diligence of business partners

  • Working on governance and ESG related matters alongside the firm's General Counsel and senior management

  • Overseeing marketing collateral and copy to ensure they are compliant

Your Profile

  • Qualified lawyer with 2-3 PQE

  • Essential: strong experience in drafting commercial contracts and outsourcing arrangements

  • An interest in payments and e-money

For more information about this position, please get in touch with Tevia Kretzmer.
Phone: 020 3778 0852
Reference Code: 11315

About Rutherford
Rutherford is a boutique search firm located in London and New York. Our consultants are the executive specialists in compliance recruitment, and also in financial crime, legal and cyber security, all within the financial and professional services sectors in the United Kingdom and New York. We use our carefully curated relationships, networks and market knowledge to find the best fit for the clients in hand. We work with a wide range of clients, spanning from advisors, management consultants, corporate and commercial banks, brokers, exchanges, MTFs and financial tech, through to global investment managers, hedge funds, private equity firms, investment banks and technology firms. We began as a compliance recruitment firm in London and expanded to offer new resourcing expertise across legal and cyber recruitment. We have been a leading legal and compliance search agency in London for a decade and are excited about bringing our expanded offering into the technology area.