Who Are We?
Gresham Tech (LSE:GHT) is an award winning financial software & services company that specialises in providing transaction control and enterprise data integrity solutions to financial institutions across the globe. Headquartered in London with offices in all the major financial hubs across the globe, the combination of our talent and technology have seen us achieve significant growth in recent years. We are now looking for a Legal Counsel to join our revolution for disruptive data solutions.
This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious and enthusiastic individual to join one of the UK’s fastest growing FinTech businesses at a key strategic point in its lifecycle. Working closely with the Head of Legal and based in either London or Southampton, the purpose of this role will be to manage and support the wide and varied legal, commercial and corporate work associated with a high-growth global business. This will include software licenses, service level agreements, general commercial contracts and confidentiality agreements, as well as providing commercial support to the business and assisting with corporate development activities as they arise.
What We Are Looking For
An early in career post qualified solicitor with a can-do attitude who has gained hands-on legal experience either in-house or within private practice. Applicants need to have a sound grasp of the legal challenges within a commercial context and have demonstrable experience of drafting/negotiating technology contracts, along with high level written and verbal communication skills. The successful candidate will be someone that thrives on being a team player in a fast-paced growing business, has a genuine desire to collaborate and contribute on both a local and global basis and is able to manage a workload that has both conflicting priorities and stakeholders. The role is likely to involve occasional travel to our offices within the UK (London, Southampton, Bristol), with opportunity for international travel if interested.
Whilst any skills/experience in the following areas would make for a stand out application, our culture is to ‘hire for attitude’ and therefore none of these are essential.
- FinTech sector
- PLC/company secretarial
- Litigation and employment
- International contracts and multi-jurisdictional considerations
- Data protection
What Can We Offer You?
- The opportunity to join and actively influence one of the fastest growing UK FinTech businesses
- A varied role with high commercial focus
- Encouragement and support to further develop your career
- Health, wealth and happiness benefits typically associated with a FinTech organisation
- Flexible and modern working arrangements and facilities