Legal Counsel - Legal (Openbank) - #5764298


Fecha: hace 5 días
ciudad: Madrid, Madrid
Tipo de contrato: Tiempo completo
Legal Counsel - Legal (Openbank)

Country: Spain


Legal Counsel – Legal (Openbank)

We are the 100% digital bank of the Santander Group and we are currently undergoing a technological transformation and international expansion. In 2017 the re-launch of the Bank began and since then we have been in continuous expansion and growth, especially in our technological side. We work in a start-up format, using agile methodologies to take our clients' experience to the next level. In 2019 we launched the bank in the Netherlands, Germany and Portugal, recently following also the launch in Argentina with others to follow.

Our culture makes us different; social and diversity clubs are part of our essence and allow us to live our culture every day.

Mission and responsibilities:

As a Legal Counsel, you will be part of the Legal Team and you will work with the different stakeholders (Product, Fraud, Risk, IT, Compliance, etc.) of the Bank and will help us in all legal matters related to the activity of Openbank in Spain and abroad, particularly:

  • Legal and regulatory advice to business related to the ordinary activity of the Bank, supporting different departments (different products and services related to retail banking in a digital environment, as consumer loan, insurance product, wealth, etc.,).
  • Participate in the design, obtain the necessary internal and external approvals and monitor the commercial launch of new products and services.
  • Review and drafting of legal documentation as contracts, confidentiality agreements, communications to clients, etc.
  • Advice on the implementation of new regulations, at both European and national level.
  • Advice on administrative files and carrying out procedures before public registries.
  • Participate in digitalization and innovation projects.

To be successful in the role you must have:

  • Degree in Spanish Law. Fully qualified lawyer in Spain.
  • LLM in Banking Law (is a plus).
  • Great judgment, proactive, innovative and customer obsessed.
  • Be a team player and consensus builder, with great people skills who can efficiently collaborate with different areas of the organization.
  • +5 years of experience in banking legal environment, with relevant experience from a law firm or in house in a financial institution.
  • Proven experience in banking and/or investment products, in particular in regulation related to contracting banking/investment products remotely and consumer protection laws.
  • MS advanced level is required.
  • Fluent in English (C1).

What do we offer?

  • Immediate incorporation to a dynamic and agile company with a growth and expansion project.
  • Working in start-up mode with the support of Grupo Santander.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Possibility of growth within the company and the Group.
  • Collaboration in international projects and possibility of contact with different countries.
  • Excellent work environment, social clubs and frequent events (now virtual).

Would you like to grow with us? Join our team!

Openbank is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered as equal without paying attention to gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, age, political orientation, union membership nor disability status.

We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build.

If you´re not currently living in Madrid, we would still love to consider your application.



  • Spanish

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