Senior Lawyer

  • Full-time
  • Mogo Car Finance
  • Latvia

Description

Mogo Finance offers affordable secured car and motorcycle loans in a quick and easy way. Headquartered in Riga, Latvia, the company operates in more than 15 countries through its own branch network, over 1500 partner locations and a strong online presence. The strategic priorities of Mogo Finance are focused on consistent profitable growth and geographical expansion. The achievement of this strategy is fueled by more than 1000 talented team members and over 100 000 loyal customers, as well as investments in advanced technologies to deliver the best-in-class financial services.

Mogo Finance currently operates in the Baltics, Eastern Europe, the Balkans, the Caucasus, Central Asia and Africa. Additional information is available at www.mogo.finance


The mission for Senior Lawyer: to assist the chief legal officer, the management, and operational teams to ensure that the activities across Mogo Finance Group comply with regulatory requirements and applicable national laws of the countries concerned To assist the chief legal officer, the management, and operational teams to ensure that the activities across Mogo Finance Group comply with regulatory requirements and applicable national laws of the countries concerned.


Main Tasks:

  • Provide legal consultations, analysis and advice in full cycle of matters related to financial services and products offered by Mogo Finance group entities
  • Ensure that all the financial services and products offered by Mogo Finance group entities comply with regulatory requirements and applicable national laws of the countries concerned
  • Create and implement internal procedure (control mechanism) for compliance with regulatory requirements and reporting requirements to respective supervising authorities
  • Provide legal support and ensure that services and product advertising comply with regulatory requirements and applicable national laws of the countries concerned
  • Draft and revise different types of business cooperation agreements, as well as Draft and revise different documentation related to the financing of Mogo Finance group entities
  • Monitor draft laws and changes in legislation in the field of competence and to coordinate actions required to keep group companies compliant, mitigate or eliminate risks
  • Carry-out researches, risk analysis and provide legal advice on documents, procedures and activities and compliance thereof with applicable laws and regulations

Requirements:

  • Masters degree in Law
  • At least two-year experience in a legal position in an international company or a law firm 
  • Excellent Latvian and English (verbal, written). Russian will be considered as an advantage 
  • Strong business mind set and orientation towards the goal
  • Good knowledge in general corporate and commercial laws, previous specialisation in financial services is a strong benefit
  • Ability to proactively provide insightful and timely legal support to stakeholders across a functionally and geographically dispersed organization
  • High level analytical skills, responsibility and stress resistance
  • Ability to solve non-standard situations, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Accuracy, self-dependency and conscientious regarding the fulfilment on work duties by keeping focus on details


Preference will be given to candidates with experience in highly regulated consumer focused businesses (as an in-house or outsource counsel)

Benefits:

  • Salary: EUR 2000 – EUR 3000 gross;
  • Professional team – be with the best of the best
  • No bureaucracy – implement your ideas next day
  • Global – growth ambition limited by globe
  • Health insurance from day 1
  • Paid parking.