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Associate, Legal Operations (Junior Paralegal)

Posted: 20 May 2022 Closes: 19 Jun 2022
London, England Competitive
Permanent & Full-time CHE_262a2125-7384-4194-9a99-a9d2e3ccb4eb

We're Checkout.com

Checkout.com is one of the most exciting and valuable fintechs in the world, with our Series D taking our valuation to $40 billion. Our mission is to enable businesses and their communities to thrive in the digital economy. We're the strategic payments partner for some of the best known fast-moving brands globally such as Wise, Hut Group, Sony Electronics, Homebase, Henkel, Binance, Klarna and many others. Purpose-built with performance and scalability in mind, our flexible cloud-based payments platform helps global enterprises launch new products and create experiences customers love. And it's not just what we build that makes us different. It's how.

We empower passionate problem-solvers to collaborate, innovate and do their best work. That's why we're number 9 on the Forbes Cloud 100 list and on Glassdoor's list of Top 10 fintechs to work for. And we're just getting started. We're building diverse and inclusive teams around the world - because that's how we create even better experiences for our merchants and our partners. And we need your help. So, join us to build tomorrow, today.

Associate, Legal Operations at :

Checkout.com is seeking a Legal Operations Associate to join our in-house Legal team to support business priorities, growth and expansion!

As the Associate, Legal Operations, you'll coordinate the work allocation solution including the review and triage of business queries across contract drafting, contract review, regulatory, compliance, data protection, controls, licensing matters and a variety of internal policies and business support needs.

You'll take a lead role in providing assistance and guidance to various internal clients across the business, predominantly liaising with internal legal teams in order to allocate or answer, as appropriate, matters which require legal advice or support.

This will include; reviewing the legal mailbox and portal, understanding queries, allocating work by following a pre-determined methodology, answering basic legal questions, escalating as appropriate, ensuring high-risk matters make their way to appropriate senior lawyers and taking a proactive approach to improving and streamlining the time to completion on all matters.

What you'll be doing
    • Management of the legal request portal and mailbox across the three verticals.
    • Development into the initial point of support for basic legal queries.
    • Responsible for the timely and accurate allocation of requests to appropriate teams or individuals.
    • Responsible for effective escalation as required to senior lawyers.
    • Support a high utilisation across paralegal team members through a consistent approach to work allocation.
    • Further and continual enhancement of allocation guidance to ensure the right work is reaching the right team

About you
    • Excellent time management skills and ability to manage a high volume of work.
    • Keen interest in the Legal profession demonstrated through previous education choices or work experience.
    • High level of written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • High level of accuracy and attention to detail.
    • Be open-minded, proactive and willing to accept new challenges

If you don't meet all the requirements but think you might still be right for the role, please apply anyway. We're always keen to speak to people who connect with our mission and values.

What we stand for

At Checkout.com, everything starts with our values, including the experience we offer our people.

#Aspire

We supercharge your professional growth with career development programs and leadership training. You can learn your way, with tailored pathways and online platforms. And be inspired at relevant conferences.

#Excel

We don't stop at 'good' here. We strive for excellence amongst our teams every day and recognize colleagues who take it to the next level through our quarterly peer-nominated Hero awards.

#Unite

We're proud of our global connections and inclusive environment. So we champion this through our colleague-led community groups and celebrate many cultural events together.

Want to see us in action?

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More about Checkout.com

Our technology makes payments seamless. We provide the fastest, most reliable payments in more than 150 currencies, with in-country acquiring, world-class fraud filters and reporting, through one API. And we can accept all major international credit and debit cards, as well as popular alternative and local payment methods. Checkout.com launched in 2012, and we now have a team of 1800 people across 19 international offices. To date, we've raised a total of $1.8 billion, with our Series D valuing us at $40 billion.

We believe in equal opportunities

We work as one team. Wherever you come from. However you identify. And whichever payment method you use.

Our clients come from all over the world - and so do we. Hiring hard-working people and giving them a community to thrive in is critical to our success.

When you join our team, we'll empower you to unlock your potential so you can do your best work. We'd love to hear how you think you could make a difference here with us.

We want to set you up for success and make our process as accessible as possible. So let us know in your application, or tell your recruiter directly, if you need anything to make your experience or working environment more comfortable. We'll be happy to support you.
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