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Head of Legal (Japan) at Revolut
Tokyo, JP
A LITTLE ABOUT US ๐Ÿค”
From clunky apps to hidden fees, banking is broken. So we decided to build a company from the ground that would challenge the bigger players and reinvent how people interact with their money — for the better.
Traditional banks are slow and expensive. Realistically, you’re nothing but a number to them with dollar signs attached. So, one continent at a time, we plan on changing this.
 
OUR CULTURE ๐Ÿ‘ซ
To put it bluntly — it’s about getting shit done and owning what you do. We don’t hide behind fancy job titles or set up bureaucratic processes. Instead we treat our people equally, fairly and give them a ton of freedom and autonomy to create something awesome.
We make mistakes, we learn from them and we back everything up with data and logic.
In three years, we’ve grown to over 700 people and we’re adding around 30 new additions each month. From engineers to marketers, we’re on the hunt for exceptional talent to help us scale our business and get Revolut in the hands of millions of people everywhere.
 
WE LOOK FOR RADICALLY BETTER ๐Ÿš€
When you join Revolut, it’s not just another job. You’ll have the chance to build something that really matters, with a team that will become like family to you. We’ll give you the freedom and tools to bring your absolute best, and the opportunities will be limitless.
 
We look for people who apply deep logic to their thinking and back everything up with data. We look for natural self-starters who see things through from start to finish, and who learn from every mistake. 
 
Armed to the teeth with technology, we are diving deeper into the world of traditional banking, showing a lost generation that things can be done better. Things can be different. From tearing down financial borders to mending the broken trust, we are the disruption that is needed. 
 
We are looking for a Head of Legal to advise on our Japan launch and operations and advise on a variety of legal and regulatory matters.
 
This role will be based in Tokyo, work with the Operations Lead (Japan) and report to the General Counsel in Revolut’s London headquarters.
 
WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING โœ๏ธ
• Draft, review, negotiate and advise internal stakeholders and negotiate with external counterparts on a variety of commercial agreements, including third party agreements, operations agreements, services agreements, partnerships, and marketing agreements
• Identify and consult on legal risks in connection with the development of new products
• Liaise with specialist external counsel in relation to original new products, expansion into new market verticals and areas relating to compliance, privacy, or security
• Develop and implement processes for efficient and streamlined operations surrounding contract negotiation and processes
• Develop and maintain form agreements, contract management systems, and other databases
• Serving as lead counsel on strategic deals, resolving issues that arise in existing commercial relationships, and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries
• Drive all ongoing compliance review processes, including necessary filings, policies and procedures
• Monitor changes to regulatory requirements and proactively handle regulatory developments
• Provide time-sensitive support on a wide array of legal inquiries in connection with all aspects of your country’s operations
• Identify and consult on legal risks in connection with the development of new products
 
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR ๐Ÿ“–
• Strong client-service and customer orientation and strengths in forming good working relationships
• High degree of independence, initiative and decisiveness
• An enthusiasm and drive for delivering results
• Strong analytical skills and an ability to demonstrate sound legal and business judgment, even in ambiguous situations
• Ability to work independently and also contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
• Excellent organisational skills, and an ability to manage multiple projects at once, to meet deadlines
• Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humour
• Strong experience in advising clients on commercial contract matters (past experience in: regulatory, IP, IT is a plus) across a broad range of areas including Financial Services, Technology and Corporates
• Thrives working in a fast-paced, high pressure, entrepreneurial environment
• Work hard but have a lot of fun doing it!
 
Minimum qualifications
• Excellent academic and law firm credentials
• Hold a current practicing certificate
• 6+ years of strong experience as a private practice lawyer dealing with financial services at a top law firm (and preferably) some in-house experience as well
• Excellent English skills (written and oral) are a must
 
WE LOOK AFTER OUR OWN ๐ŸŽ
• We pay market value and offer equity as a bonus
• We’ll arm you with all the latest tech (Macbooks, monitors, the lot)
• Free Revolut Metal subscription
 
 
Please only submit an application for one posting.



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