Paralegal
MarketFinance
London, England, United Kingdom
1d ago

About MarketFinance

Ambitious business leaders are building the world we all want to live in and that’s not easy. We understand.

That’s why our funding solutions are fast and flexible, transparent and simple to use. It’s all down to smart tech and advanced data analytics, plus great service from our team of people obsessed with helping businesses grow and thrive.

We’re proud to be the first fintech business lender delivering a choice of seamless invoice finance and business loan solutions in a single user-friendly facility.

We’re a team of UK-based business specialists who not only understand our customers’ funding needs but also the pressures that ambitious business leaders are under.

At MarketFinance we embrace learning, challenging ourselves to do more and to do it better. We are one team, working together to get things done.

Our values matter and, as part of the team, they’ll be important to you too.

AlwaysBeLearning #1Team1Dream #MakeItHappen

The Role

You’ll join the Legal & Compliance team that helps MarketFinance #MakeItHappen by finding new ways to keep compliance and legal processes simple.

You’ll have the opportunity to work directly with our VP, Head of Legal & Compliance to build a culture of compliance in a business that puts ease of use at the heart of everything we do.

In this role, you’ll get the chance to develop your drafting and advising skills by responding to queries relating to lending agreements and security documents.

You’ll also play a vital role in complying with our data protection requirements, working closely with our Tech, Product and Marketing teams to incorporate data protection into the way we build our products and services.

You’ll need a good knowledge of financial services and some experience or knowledge of regulatory compliance but don’t worry, we don’t expect you to be an expert on day one! Your team will be ready and waiting to train you up on any relevant areas of law.

Responsibilities

  • Triaging legal queries and identifying priority issues; once fully trained, you’ll be expected to provide advice to internal teams
  • Reviewing NDAs and commercial contracts under supervision
  • Creating training and policy materials for data protection and other legal topics
  • Drafting and reviewing lending and security documents, under supervision
  • Assisting with administration for the Legal & Compliance team
  • Law degree
  • Professional qualification (LPC, BPTC, CILEX or foreign equivalent) or demonstratable equivalent work-based professional training
  • Minimum of 1 year experience of law relating to financial services (in-house or law firm)
  • Regulatory compliance or data protection experience, preferred but not essential
  • Benefits

    At MarketFinance, the opportunity for growth is as big as your ambition. Things move quickly in Fintech and that’s all part of the adventure.

    Our benefits include :

  • Competitive salary with commission and bonuses linked to performance
  • Best in class share options scheme
  • Innovation Days
  • Enhanced maternity leave
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Amazon Kindle and ebooks
  • Clear career progression
  • Private health coverage and half-price Virgin Active gym membership
  • Mentoring from industry leaders
  • The opportunity to progress your career at one of the UK’s hottest FinTech companies
  • 25 days annual leave per year, plus birthday off!
  • A great office (complete with roof terrace, ping pong, table football and beer fridge) in the heart of Shoreditch.
  • Our commitment to you

    MarketFinance is constantly working to maintain and improve our inclusive, friendly workplace. We ensure that both applicants and our people receive unbiased treatment without discrimination on the grounds of gender, age, disability, religion, belief, sexual orientation, marital status, race or any other protected characteristic.

    How will we use your information?

    We will use your data to process your application, to allow us to assess your suitability for a role, market job opportunities and recruitment information and improve our sites.

    We may share your data with third parties to achieve these purposes. We will not share your data for marketing purposes.

    We will keep your data safe in accordance with data protection legislation.

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