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Legal Counsel (Corporate)

About the role

We are looking for a Corporate Legal Counsel to join our growing Corporate and Governance legal team at YAP Holding.

The successful candidate will be tasked with advising companies and management teams on a wide variety of venture capital investments, M&A Transactions, and private equity transactions. The breadth of work you will encounter (and level of commercial involvement) is unique for an in-house role, from structuring credit programmes to launching into new territories.

If you have a strong corporate experience and an interest in joining a thriving international Start-up company, this job is for you.

You Will be Responsible for:

  • Draft, review, negotiate and advise internal stakeholders and negotiate with external counterparts on a variety of corporate matters.
  • Advise internal stakeholders (and negotiate with external counterparts where relevant) on fundraising, secondary sales, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, and intra-group agreements.
  • Support the team on governance related matters.
  • Support the team in managing investor relations.
  • This is a hands-on role and you’ll be expected to handle significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times.

What You’ll Need

  • 8 Years PQE
  • Strong corporate experience as a private practice lawyer at a top law firm
  • Strong skills in drafting legal documents (corporate documents, internal procedures)
  • Solid stakeholder management and engagement skills
  • Be responsible and result-oriented
  • Hold a current practicing certificate
  • Excellent English language skills (written and oral)

Nice to Have

  • Demonstrable interest in and enthusiasm for Fintech outside of employment history
  • Experience working with other fast paced financial companies

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