General Counsel

Riga, Remote

what we're looking for

We are looking for a responsible person who is interested in working with ambitious coworkers. A professional lawyer who is passioned by the work, experienced in e-commerce and payments and fintech industries and has good knowledge in international payment systems and international law.

what you'll be working on

  • providing 360 degrees legal support to the company for EEA, UK;
  • execution of contracts with potential and existing partners and customers;
  • ensure compliance with laws and company policies while supporting the business;
  • legal opinions on issues arising in the activities of the enterprise and its structural divisions;
  • legal protection of the organization's economic interests, conducting claim and claim work, representation of the organization's interests in courts;
  • implementation of measures to strengthen contractual, financial and labor discipline, ensuring the safety of the company's property.

what you need to succeed in this role

  • higher legal education;
  • at least 2 years of experience in a senior position in fintech, and banking companies;
  • understanding the specifics of business in terms of legislation in the EEA, UK;
  • you are proactive person with strategic mindset, high level of self-organization,
  • you love finding effective solutions ASAP;
  • you are ready to work with an international team;
  • you are an independent team player who is open-minded and ready to listen to opinions, but also is able to defend your position;
  • good knowledge of English and Russian (both written and oral skills).

what we offer

  • an opportunity to fulfill your greatest ambitions to conquer the world market - you can stand at the origins of history;
  • career prospects - we are young, we have huge ambitions and it is important that our employees grow with us;
  • work with coworkers who are passionate about their business;
  • absolute flexibility throughout all processes (lack of a strict hierarchy, the ability to influence the company's development);
  • flexible schedules;
  • compensation that will fully correspond to the competence and knowledge;
  • All the beauty: voluntary medical insurance, Bookmate, Netflix, English and not only :)

about us

xpate is the payments platform that prioritises simplicity, speed and user experience.

We provide businesses with a single multi-fit solution that unites all of the desired payment methods to cover an extensive range of demands that otherwise require onboarding and integration with multiple partners.

Internet acquiring, bank transfers, facilitation of payments made via APMs along with mass payouts, card payouts and currency exchange are available within one unified framework. All funds acquired by our client over the course of a business day are settled within the xpate payment solution and can be sent to a merchant bank account straight away, a third party account, or used for mass payout to service providers or for card payout.

Our ethos is centred around creating a simple and rewarding payment experience. By using advanced technology solutions we are able to automate and speed up typically clunky, time-consuming processes. This is all complemented by advanced security and fraud- monitoring systems.

With the difficult payments aspects taken care of, our clients are free to do the important thing – grow their business.