Legal Director - Corporate and Compliance London, United Kingdom
Selina
Porto, Portugal
há 5 horas

Who we are

Our Mission is to inspire authentic and meaningful connections. Selina was born out of a desire to celebrate the nomadic lifestyle : to experience our planet’s most beautiful places, to build community, to engage with locals and fellow travelers, to work and enjoy new adventures.

What the role is

We are looking for an English qualified lawyer to perform a broad range of legal work, with a focus on English law corporate work and helping to support and oversee the Company’s regulatory compliance regime.

This position will work closely with internal stakeholders, particularly operational and functional heads, regulators and external counsel and requires an analytical and detail-oriented mindset coupled with strong communication skills, the ability to spot and analyze legal issues, present creative solutions and advise management on relevant risks in a practical and concise manner.

What you will be doing

  • Helping to build-out and oversee, in conjunction with the Chief Legal Officer, a best-in-class compliance function
  • Working with internal stakeholders to develop and / or refine policies and procedures in connections with relevant regulatory compliance requirements, including data privacy, competition law, anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering, sanctions, human rights, anti-tax evasion and other similar requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring that the Company's collection, storing and processing of personal data complies with relevant regulations (including GDPR and others), coordinating data subject access requests and data privacy impact assessments, and other similar tasks
  • Implementing appropriate training programs to help embed the compliance programs within the business and ensure a consistent level of understanding by colleagues around the world
  • Assisting with general UK corporate, M&A and commercial matters and compliance with the Company’s compliance with the UK Companies Act 2006
  • Assisting with the formation and dissolution of entities, changes in entity structures and maintenance of UK corporate entity minute books
  • Preparing and reviewing corporate organizational documents, including certificates of incorporation and bylaws, powers of attorney, resolutions, annual filings and other similar documents for the Company’s UK entities.
  • Reporting to the Company’s executive team from time to time.
  • Monitoring and advise on relevant best practice guidance, trends and regulatory changes.
  • Working with and managing outside counsel as necessary
  • What you need for the role

  • A lawyer in good standing with 6 to 12 years of relevant in-house and / or top-firm experience (the specific level and title of the role will depend on the candidate’s level of experience)
  • Extensive knowledge of corporate law in the UK
  • A skillful drafter and issue-spotter, capable of assessing both legal and business risks
  • Experience with M&A and commercial transactions
  • Experience with corporate governance
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask with great attention to detail and a sense of urgency and ability to meet deadlines within a changing, fast†paced environment
  • Experience working withing the hospitality or retail sector and experience within an international, dynamic organization are plusses but are not required
  • Ability to take ownership of fast-paced projects with rapidly shifting priorities, managing them through to completion with patience, flexibility and poise
  • Possess high moral standards, impeccable integrity and sound judgment, with the ability to think creatively and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Ability to travel when required
  • What can you expect

  • Competitive salary
  • Performance bonus
  • No dress code and remote working arrangements
  • Pet-friendly (as long as your pet is friendly)
  • Multiple online training opportunities
  • Cultural events and wellness activities at locations; volunteering with Selina Gives Back
  • Selina experience discounts on your stays, food and fun for you / and your friends and family (you can expect to become even more popular among your friends)
  • Have your birthday off
  • Amazing referral program with cash and global holiday packages; we know you hang out with other great people
  • Extra country-specific benefits; we can tell you more during the application process
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