Legal Counsel


Mar 10th, 2023
We started Revolut in 2015 with a bold goal — to turn the financial world upside down. We are now building a global financial service just as progressive as today’s hyperconnected world.

Fee-free spending, currency exchange, international transfers, free ATM withdrawals, personal loans, insurance, cryptocurrency, stocks trading, budgeting control tools and much more.

We have a 2000+ team catering to over 10 million customers, based in 20 offices around the world: London, Krakow, New-York, Porto, Vilnius, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg, Singapore, Bucharest, Toronto and more.

Join us now and become a part of this amazing adventure.
7 Westferry Circus, Canary Wharf, London E14 4HD
Remote: Australia

About Revolut

People deserve more from their money. More visibility, more control, more freedom. And since 2015, Revolut has been on a mission to deliver just that. With an arsenal of awesome products that span spending, saving, travel, transfers, investing, exchanging and more, our super app has helped 25+ million customers get more from their money. And we’re not done yet.

As we continue our lightning-fast growth, we believe that two things are essential to continuing our success: our people and our culture. So far, we have 5000+ people working around the world, from our great offices or remotely, on our mission. And we’re looking for more. We want brilliant people that love building great products, love redefining success, and love turning the complexity of a chaotic world into the simplicity of a beautiful solution.

About the role

The Legal team sits at the heart of Revolut as one of our most important areas of business

This focused bunch supports all other Revolut teams, helping us achieve our goals each and every day.

They’re special, they’re strong-willed and they work across myriad different areas. We know this isn’t super common for an in-house role, but our team are just that good

From structuring credit programmes to launching into new territories, the Legal team does it all!

You’ll be joining a dedicated team that is responsible for responding to high priority, complex and often time-sensitive challenges. These will range from providing legal support for our application to become a bank in Australia to advising on cutting-edge legal issues relating to innovative products within Payments, Trading, Crypto and Credit. You will be expected to develop and execute proactive strategies with regulators and be involved in decision-making on critical issues that impact our business in Australia and New Zealand.

We look for people who apply deep logic to their thinking and back everything up with data, are natural self-starters who see things through from start to finish and who have the confidence to deliver pragmatic legal solutions.

This role will report to the Head of Legal, Australia and can be based in either Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane with the ability to work remotely.

Up for the challenge? Let’s get in touch

What you’ll be doing

  • Providing legal support and management of regulatory licence variations or new applications with ASIC and APRA
  • Management of legal and regulatory issues for new expansion markets, such as New Zealand
  • Identifying and consulting on legal risks and compliance issues in connection with the structuring and development of new products and marketing and promotion of new products
  • Monitoring changes to regulatory requirements and proactively handling regulatory developments, including involvement in regulatory submissions relating to legislative change
  • Drafting and amending customer facing documentation, including terms and conditions, product disclosure, policy and regulatory disclosures
  • Advising on data protection and privacy legal issues
  • Advising on the development and implementation of Open Banking solutions and services
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating commercial agreements, including services, partnerships and marketing agreements
  • Liaising and managing external counsel relationships

What you’ll need

  • 6+ years PQE
  • Private practice and/or in-house experience gained working in a financial services organisation
  • A proven track record of delivering financial services and regulatory advice with sound knowledge of relevant legislation, such as Chapter 7 of the Corporations Act, the AML/CTF Act, the Privacy Act and the Payment Systems (Regulation) Act
  • Experience in Australian retail banking and consumer law, including the National Consumer Credit Code
  • Strong technical and analytical skills and an ability to demonstrate sound legal and business judgment, even in ambiguous situations
  • High degree of independence, initiative and decisiveness, including the ability to work independently and contribute successfully to cross-functional teams
  • Exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high pressure, entrepreneurial environment with common sense, great judgment and a good sense of humour

Building a global financial super app isn’t enough. Our Revoluters are a priority, and that’s why in 2021 we launched our inaugural D&I Framework, designed to help us thrive and grow everyday. We’re not just doing this because it’s the right thing to do. We’re doing it because we know that seeking out diverse talent and creating an inclusive workplace is the way to create exceptional, innovative products and services for our customers. That’s why we encourage applications from people with diverse backgrounds and experiences to join this multicultural, hard-working team.

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