Senior Legal Counsel

  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time
  • Role type: Individual Contributor
  • Department: Legal
  • Division: Legal & Compliance

Company Description

We’re the people who power everyday life businesses like gyms, fitness facilities, childcare centers, personal trainers, drycleaners and landscapers across the globe.  For more on our company visit: https://www.xplortechnologies.com/us 

 

Job Description

As Senior Legal Counsel, reporting to the Deputy Group General Counsel, your focus will be supporting the Legal function in building a world-class legal and regulatory infrastructure for sustainable business performance into the future.  You will assist the Deputy Group General Counsel in providing legal advice to the business units and central functions, advising on legal risks, providing legal advice and support with regards to all aspects of the group’s activities.  You will be part of a team that ensures full compliance with regulatory requirements; including all obligations relating to customer and billing data and payment processing services as well as acquiring and maintaining all relevant licenses to perform our business activities globally (incl. payment institution licenses, money remittance licenses, etc.).

The successful candidate must be a highly motivated self-starter with a proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment, both independently and as a member of a team.

The primary tasks, duties, and responsibilities are:

  • Assist in managing all aspects of the legal function at Xplor.
  • Serve as integral member of Xplor’s Legal team and liaise between other departments, anticipating their requirements.
  • Provide pragmatic but always legally sound guidance and maintain a culture of excellence to cross-functional stakeholders.
  • Maintain relationships with external counsel and other strategic advisors.
  • Provide appropriate legal and contractual support for all business areas including commercial contracting, product development, payments, sales and marketing activities.
  • Take responsibility for substantive legal issues as requested, including commercial, payments, privacy, product, intellectual property, regulatory, contentious and corporate.
  • Work closely with the Legal & Governance Leadership in monitoring and responding to relevant statutory, regulatory and policy changes.
  • Play an active role as requested in M&A activities, including negotiation, due-diligence and closing.
  • Reinforce culture of compliance with all relevant rules and regulations, including formulation of and compliance with internal policies, rules and procedures and horizon scanning.
  • Ensure the proper balance of internal and external legal resources and their effective allocation.

Qualifications

Candidate Requirements

  • Active state bar membership in the United States
  • 5+ years of practicing attorney, legal experience
  • Demonstrable legal negotiation and drafting experience either from within a reputable law firm or similar in-house role.
  • Strong preference for broad legal experience including, in particular, corporate, M&A, commercial, payments, product and intellectual property.
  • Ability to “roll up your sleeves” and ensure effective operations; identify best practices in legal and apply to Xplor.
  • Strong alignment with Xplor’s culture and values and be comfortable in changing corporate environments.
  • Committed to building a world-class legal organization that supports Xplor’s efforts to achieve its goals.
  • Willingness to travel and work across different time zones.

Additional Information

What does it mean to work for Xplor? 

Our four core values - Make life simple  Build for people, Move with purpose and Create lasting communities - are key to who we are and guide us from how we hire to how we recognize our team members. 

 Some of the perks of working with us: 

  • Unparalleled opportunities to learn and accelerated career development 
  • A collaborative, team environment with people who truly love what they do 
  • Competitive gender neutral parental leave benefits
  • Unlimited access to Udemy for Business, 10% of your time devoted to growing you and your career, and further support to help you grow 
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programs
  • Health Insurance  
  • Life Insurance  
  • Flexible work arrangements 

More about us 

We're the first global platform integrating software, payments and Commerce Accelerating Technologies to help businesses succeed. We offer software solutions for businesses in fast-growing ‘everyday life’ industries: Childcare & Education, Fitness & Wellbeing, Field Services and Personal Services – and a global, cloud-based payments processing platform. 

With operations in North America, Australasia, Europe, and the UK, we serve over 75,000 businesses that processed over $27 billion in payments, in over 140 countries in 2020. 

 

To learn more about us and our products, please visit www.xplortechnologies.com/us/careers. 

Xplor is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We're dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community. 

All Information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines. 

Xplor is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, Xplor will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact us at [email protected] or +1 561-598-5952.

We promote flexible working wherever we can, so whether you prefer to be fully remote or in an office, the choice can be yours. 

We’re also committed to replying to each application and look forward to getting in touch with you soon.