Senior Legal Counsel

  • Full-time
  • Legal
  • LV

TWINO operates in the digital landscape, connecting investors seeking premium returns with borrowers searching for convenience. Today TWINO has already originated over 1.4B EUR in consumer and SME loans, while our peer-to-peer investment platform has become one of the leading players in continental Europe. This is only possible thanks to our 400-strong team of incredibly talented people across five locations – Riga, Moscow, Voronezh, Warsaw, and Tbilisi.

We are looking for in-house Legal Counsel to join Group Legal Function. In this position, you will work closely with Group Legal Lead to provide TWINO HQ, and TWINO investment platform within the scope of an investment brokerage company, and Latvian lending operations, as well as any upcoming TWINO Group projects with needed legal support and guidance.

Your responsibilities

  • Editing, proofing and drafting of corporate documents, agreements and other legal documentation mainly in corporate, financial, regulatory and employment law
  • Preparation of legal memos and reports
  • Preparation of internal policies and procedures
  • Preparation of legal updates and monitor law changes
  • Keeping various registers and files in order
  • Ensuring regular communication with legal teams across TWINO group to coordinate legal matters
  • Assisting Group Legal Lead in improving legal processes, documentation and helping to bring the business ideas to life
  • Assisting, giving advice, as well as overseeing the work of legal assistants and/or junior lawyers of TWINO Legal team
  • Other tasks assigned by Group Legal Lead and/or TWINO management

What we are looking for

  • Good understanding of corporate law, experience in M&A projects shall be considered an advantage
  • At least 5 years of work experience as a legal counsel at a private company or law firm, previous work experience in a financial institution or fintech company will be considered as an advantage
  • Strong desire to practice also in the field of the financial law, knowledge of MiFID II and related EU legal framework applicable to the operations of investment services shall be considered as a plus
  • The willingness of gaining hands-on experience with practical in-house legal tasks of financial institution/fintech company
  • Attention to detail and eye for accuracy
  • An “A Game” attitude by delivering the best result that is possible in each assigned task
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to work at a fast pace and under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities for own work and deadlines
  • Capacity to take responsibility for the quality of own work and/or youngest legal colleagues’ deliverables
  • Ability to identify legal risks and seek solutions
  • Excellent command of Latvian and English, including legal writing, command of Russian and other languages would be a plus
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Higher legal education & obtained the qualification of a lawyer

At TWINO it’s not about entitlement, it’s about impact. A good idea is always taken seriously, and you can truly make a difference. We offer meaningful responsibilities from day one. We encourage an open feedback culture and team efforts. If you show collaborative spirit, drive and passion, your learning curve will be steep and your career opportunities with TWINO – immense.

We offer flexible and competitive terms of employment, a competitive remuneration package, and various additional benefits. The salary range for this position varies from 2900-3800 EUR gross, but we're not setting limits as it depends on the skill set, experience, and other competencies.

Your work will play a critical role in establishing TWINO as an industry leader in the areas of investment trading for retail investors. If you are ready to join our team of overachievers to accomplish our mission – be that from the comfort of your couch or in one of our fully-equipped hybrid offices – you’re welcome to apply, even if you do not meet every single requirement mentioned above.