Senior Legal Counsel

  • Legal
  • Barcelona, Spain

Senior Legal Counsel

Job description

Senior Legal Counsel

Creating the payment platform shoppers love.


Hi there! We are SeQura, an innovative, fast-growing fintech company based in sunny Barcelona. Born in 2013, we are the preferred BNPL payment platform in Southern Europe for over 1 million shoppers, we help people buy things they love, paying in an instant, fair and flexible way.


Humanizing financial services is our main mantra, and that’s why our actions and work are based on transparency, ambition, respect and collaboration. We are a big community formed by not only us but more than 4.000 Merchants who offer our payment methods to more than 1 million Shoppers, the ones who have led us to the highest NPS in our industry in Spain.

Do you want to improve the world, collaborate with people’s wellness and be part of this challenging journey? Keep reading!

We are looking for a Senior Legal Counsel to join our growing legal team. You will oversee the legal aspects of our business and provide proper advice to management about financial, commercial, and compliance regulations. If you are a dynamic, detail-oriented, and hands-on lawyer, and want to be part of a growing Fintech and challenging experience, this is your place.

Job requirements

How your day to day would look like... 🧐

  • Provide advice and support to all business areas in matters related to consumer credit, payment services, AML matters, financing transactions, and data protection regulation.

  • Support all the company on compliance topics and related internal processes.

  • Support the negotiation of strategic global deals.

  • Participate in the design and monitor the commercial launch of new products and services.

  • Review and update the operational and commercial processes of the company from a legal perspective, aligning processes, helping stakeholders to drive decisions, and reducing complexity.

  • Contribute to ongoing innovation projects.

  • Participate actively in the implementation of regulatory projects and maintain and update awareness of regulatory and legal topics.

  • Draft and review corporate documents.

  • Coordinate external legal counsels on specific matters, including local law firms in each jurisdiction in which SeQura has business relationships.


You’ll be a good fit if you have… 🙂

  • A degree in Spanish law.

  • +6 years of experience in a top law firm or as an in-house lawyer in the financial sector (preferably in a Fintech) or in a fast-growing tech startup.

  • Proven experience in payment services and AML regulation, consumer protection, and/or privacy regulation.

  • Excellent time and project management skills.

  • Very strong legal drafting skills with meticulous attention to detail and form.

  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills are necessary.

  • Portuguese, Italian and French are a plus.

  • Experience with corporate law and financing transactions, including securitization transactions are a plus.


You’re going to be a match if you are... 🤗

  • Motivated self-starter with the ability to manage a project or transaction to completion and proactively anticipate issues or problems that may arise.

  • Good business judgment, entrepreneurial spirit, innovative and customer-oriented.

  • Team player and consensus builder with great people skills who can be trusted by the team across departments.

  • Strong problem-solving, decision maker with analytical skills.


Which are the next steps?

  1. (async) Profile review

  2. Interview with People Team

  3. (async) Practical test

  4. Interview with future Manager

  5. (async) Offer


Why choose SeQura?


Right now we are going through an amazing moment, we are opening new markets such as Southern Europe and LATAM, and that’s why we are looking for ambitious and passionate people who want to join our healthy culture, made up of a high-performance team of about 200 employees.

In SeQura we promote an equal opportunity to all, regardless of age, color, gender identity, medical condition, physical or mental disability, race, religion, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic. We love to have an inclusive environment, and respect is above all.


Take a look at our lovely community and our magnificent office! 👇👇👇👇👇


Perks & Benefits

  • Free fruit 🍊, coffee ☕ and drinks 🍻 at our amazing cafeteria.

  • Monthly after works and annual events (Summer🌞, Christmas🎄, and many more!🎉).

  • Flexible compensation plan in transportation, restaurants, kindergarten…💰

  • We want to take care of your professional development, for example, with English and Spanish classes.📖

  • 25 vacation days per year.✈️

  • Health insurance discounts.🤒🩺


Do you want to be part of the change? Join us!👇