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Date posted 07/07/2023 Location Athens | Greece Company Worldline

This is Worldline

We are the innovators at the heart of the payments technology industry, shaping how the world pays and gets paid. The solutions our people build today power the growth of millions of businesses tomorrow. From your local coffee shop to unicorns and international banks. From San Francisco to Auckland. We are in every corner of the world, in every part of commerce.  And just as we help our customers accelerate their business, we are committed to helping our people accelerate their careers. Together, we shape the evolution.

Worldline Greece is one of the largest acquiring services companies in the Greek market which was established as part of the new strategic partnership between Eurobank and Worldline.

The Opportunity

You will be part of a talented team composed of 100+ lawyers worldwide and 15+ lawyers in the region. Reporting to the Legal Counsel of Greece and dealing with legal matters that arise in Greece for Worldline.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • You give accurate and timely counsel to executives on a variety of legal topics (commercial contracts, partnerships, procurement contracts, etc.).
  • You will follow up and contribute on corporate matters of Worldline in Greece
  • You implement and supervise internal governance policies and ensure compliance with laws and guidelines related to business activities.
  • Your research and evaluate different risk factors in your contract, especially regarding business decisions and operations.
  • You apply effective risk management techniques and offer proactive advice on possible legal issues.
  • You communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority, etc.), creating relations of trust.
  • You draft and solidify agreements, contracts, and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights.
  • You will provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organization
  • You will handle litigation

Signs of success

  • You demonstrate a high degree of professional ethics and integrity.
  • You have a validated understanding of the influences of the external environment of a corporation.
  • You keep up with current changes in all relevant areas of law and chipping in to the enhancement of the knowledge base of the company's legal function.

Who Are We Looking For

We look for big thinkers. People who can drive positive change, step up and show what’s next – people with passion, can-do attitude and a hunger to learn and grow. In practice this means:

  • You have a degree in law.
  • You have an active license to practice law in Greece
  • You possess sophisticated knowledge and understanding of Corporate and Commercial law and procedures.
  • You have profound experience (5 years) as a Legal Counsel in a business environment and the ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies.
  • You have an excellent command of the Greek and English language (proficiency degree) with strong written and verbal skills
  • You show proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • You have good organisational, prioritisation and time-management skills
  • You have outstanding communication, teamwork, and interpersonal skills
  • You have sound judgment and the ability to analyze situations and information
  • You demonstrate strong research skills when preparing for a case or providing advice

Skills we’d like

  • You additionally acquired a degree in corporate law or a similar field.
  • You have a background in the payment industry and you are familiar with payment schemes.
  • You prove solid knowledge of data protection law and commercial law.

Perks & Benefits

At Worldline you’ll get the chance to be at the heart of the global payments technology industry and shape how the world pays and gets paid. On top of that, you will also:

  • Be part of a company guided by a strong purpose to do good and recognized as top 1% of the most sustainable companies in all sectors worldwide.
  • Work with inspiring colleagues and be empowered to learn, grow and accelerate your career.
  • An interesting and diverse function in a dynamic sector.
  • Strong career possibilities in a fast-growing international company.
  • Various training and development opportunities.
  • A competitive salary package including various benefits.
  • Flexible working.

Shape the evolution

We are on an exciting journey towards the next frontiers of payments technology, and we look for big thinkers, people with passion, can-do attitude and a hunger to learn and grow. Here you’ll work with ambitious colleagues from around the world, take on unique challenges as a team, and make a real impact on the society. With an empowering culture, strong technology and extensive training opportunities, we help you accelerate your career - wherever you decide to go. Join our global team of 18,000 innovators and shape a tomorrow that is yours to own.

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