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Legal Counsel - Wallet, Payments and Commerce

Job Title: Legal Counsel - Wallet, Payments and Commerce
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Salary: Not Specified
Reference: 200222952
Job Published: February 25, 2021 11:54

Job Description

Job Description

Must have a proven understanding of, and working experience with, European directives, laws, and regulations related to credit, debit cards, prepaid cards, and mobile wallets. Responsibilities include advising the Wallet, Payments, and Commerce management team on a range of issues related to offering and using consumer financial products and services through mobile wallets. YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO: 1. serve as a product counsel and shape responses to legal and regulatory requirements applicable to consumer financial services and products 2. advise on the legal aspects of Apple's relationships with third parties in the payments industry, and 3. understand and translate the directives, laws, and regulations that apply to banks, payment networks, payment schemes, and other participants in the payments industry. We have a close-knit local team and an international team spanning the US, Europe, Asia and around the world. This role is based in London, UK. Apple is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We take affirmative action to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, Veteran status, or other legally protected characteristics. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

Candidate Description

  • Significant experience drafting and negotiating complex commercial agreements, with strong intellectual property law and technology transactions background preferred

  • Significant experience providing product advice for mobile wallets, payment cards, payments systems, alternative payments, and other related services

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with European directives, laws, and regulations impacting payments and financial services

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to mobile wallets, electronic payments, e-commerce and consumer financial services

  • Knowledge of laws and regulations applicable to collecting, storing, and using personal financial information preferred

  • Excellent client development and interpersonal skills

  • Strong work ethic and collaboration skills essential

  • Experience working in an international team a plus

Employer Description

Apple is a place where extraordinary people gather to do their best work. Together we create products and experiences people once couldn't have imagined - and now can't imagine living without! If you're excited by the idea of making a real impact, and joining a team where we pride ourselves in being one of the most diverse and inclusive companies in the world, a career with Apple might be your dream job… Just be prepared to dream big! Apple is looking for a specialist payments attorney to join Apple's Legal Department to support the Apple Pay and Wallet team across Europe and the Emerging Markets region, with a primary focus on regulatory and product counseling, but also on other commercial, consumer, and legal matters impacting Wallet, Payments, and Commerce.