Legal counsel

  • Paris, France
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

 

MANGOPAY is an end-to-end payment solution for Marketplaces, Crowdfunding and all platforms. Unlike traditional payment solutions, MANGOPAY provides its customers with a developer-friendly API and a white-label solution that can be seamlessly integrated into your design. It enables platforms to accept multiple currencies and multiple payment methods online, hold the funds in segregated accounts and automate payouts. Today, over 2,500 platforms are using MANGOPAY’s API (Vinted, Chrono24, Wallapop, LaRuchequiditOui, La Redoute, Ulule, KissKissBankBank, Leetchi).

Values :

  • Diversity, we celebrate differences.

  • Entrepreneurship, we take up the challenge.

  • Collaboration, we achieve together.

From a small start-up with just a few team members to an international payment solution with over 200 employees, MANGOPAY’s recipe for success is simple: our values, our individuals, our teams. These ingredients fuel each other in a virtuous circle. Empowered team members are able to make key decisions, reinvent the way we do things and positively contribute to the team as a whole. Through successful teams, our values are strengthened and our growth is made possible.

We share together a great challenge: Building powerful payment technologies for entrepreneurs to design the platforms of tomorrow.

Job Description

We are opening a position for a legal counsel within the pole Regulatory & Payment operations. Your main mission will be to ensure that our business activities and our products are duly framed, especially regarding EU payment services regulations. 
 
We are looking for a legal counsel with a background in banking and payment regulation and with a strong appetite for digital and product-related matters. Previous experience in the fintech field is a plus but we are open to all profiles ! 
 
By joining our team, you’ll experience the challenges of being part of a legal department truly involved in the growth of a company and you will have the opportunity to build strong expertise in the EU payment field.  

 
ABOUT THE JOB
 
Your mission

  • Analyse new projects and commercial partnerships to ensure compliance with the legal framework applicable to  payment services. 
  • Analyse products and initiatives to provide legal risk mitigation strategies.
  • Liaise with regulation authorities in the context of our supervision and especially PSD2 related matters.  
  • Monitor new regulation and provide full support to other teams regarding our prudential obligations (outsourcing, safeguarding requirement)
  • Lead contract negotiations with our banking partner and any other providers (means of payment) involved in our payment activities. 
  • Work with external legal counsels in various jurisdictions to ensure compliance of our activities on an European level. 

 
Your work environment

  • In the legal team: you will be part of a team strongly committed to the growth of the company and convinced that the laws and regulations are a leverage. We also truly value human relationships within the team and in the workplace in general. 
  • In the company: you will work closely with the other teams, and in particular compliance, product, payment operations and commercial teams, that are based all over Europe.  
     

Qualifications

Expertise and experience 

  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant legal experience in the payments industry will be highly appreciated. .
  • Understanding of online payments and the legal framework relevant to payments or financial services is a minimum requirement . 
  • Completely fluent in French, and excellent English command is needed . 
  • International experience will be valued. 

General skills 

  • Excellent at analyzing: You love diving into the regulation and performing complex analysis to identify strategy-oriented and growth levers.
  • Problem solver: You have a business-oriented mindset, solving complex problems. You can take an interest in any subject, understand the issues, propose solutions.
  • Empathic: Understand business and teams issues and position yourself as a true partner and enabler. 
  • Hands-on: You take initiatives, you are not afraid to do it yourself based on priorities and results.

Nice to have : Previous experience in a startup or  experience with a Supervision authority is a plus. 

Additional Information

  • Call RH
  • Interview with our Head of Legal & and expert from the Regulatory pole 
  • Final interview with our Legal & Compliance Director
  • Offer !

Interested in this position? Apply without a second thought!
For us, applications are all very welcome. Our differences are our wealth : we are committed to promote and embody all shades of diversity for a more inclusive and equitable society.