Senior Legal Counsel

Gurgaon, India
Payment – Payments India - Legal and Compliance /
Full-time /
About PayU 
PayU, a leading payment and Fintech company in 50+ high-growth markets throughout Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Africa, part of Prosus group, one of the largest technology investors in the world is redefining the way people buy and sell online for our 300.000+ merchants and millions of consumers. 

As a leading online payment service provider, we deploy more than 400 payment methods and PCI-certified platforms to process approximately 6 million payments every single day. 

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To support PayU’s growth plans in India for payments and fintech opportunities, PayU is looking for a senior legal counsel with strong background of M&A, general corporate, capital markets, fintech, technology or financing related legal work together with a possible background in payments, credit and/or other financial services

What are we looking for

    • The ideal candidate will be an independent, result oriented, self-motivated individual who enjoys working in a fast paced, international, dynamic, and diverse environment. A law degree from a reputed law school in India is essential. 

    • The candidate must demonstrate:

    • A least 7 years of post-qualification experience while we can also look at the bracket of 7 to 12 years of post-qualification experience. Initial background of working with a law firm on M&A, general corporate, capital markets or financing legal work and associated due diligence will be a definite plus.
    • Experience in Indian laws and regulations concerning one or more of banking, NBFCs, digital payments, financial services, fintech businesses, capital markets, payment aggregation, prepaid payment instruments, bill payments, capital markets, intellectual property and technology.
    • Ability to work in a highly dynamic environment and collaborate with various internal and external stakeholders.
    • Experience in working with B2B and B2C fintech companies, investment firms or other financial services will be viewed favorably.
    • Ability to think through original new products, expansion into new market verticals and areas relating to innovative fintech and financial solutions.
    • Experience in developing and implementing processes for efficient and streamlined operations surrounding contract negotiations and processes.
    • The ability to provide time-sensitive support on a wide array of legal and regulatory issues in connection with all aspects of PayU's operations in India with the ability to conduct research and form views across different legislations and regulations governing various sectors in India.
    • Strong drafting and communication (both written and oral) skills in English.
    • Key personalities: Efficient, punctual, responsible, transparent, reliable and accountable. 
About us
At PayU, we are a global fintech investor and our vision is to build a world without financial borders where everyone can prosper. We give people in high-growth markets the financial services and products they need to thrive. Our expertise in 18 high-growth markets enables us to extend the reach of financial services. This drives everything we do, from investing in technology entrepreneurs, to offering credit to underserved individuals, to helping merchants buy, sell and operate online. Being part of Prosus, one of the largest technology investors in the world, gives us the presence and expertise to make a real impact. Find out more 

Our Commitment To Building A Diverse And Inclusive Workforce 
As a global and multi-cultural organization with varied ethnicities thriving across locations, we realize that our responsibility towards fulfilling the D&I commitment is huge. Therefore, we continuously strive to create a diverse, inclusive and safe environment, for all of our people, communities and customers. Our leaders are committed to create an inclusive work culture which enables transparency, flexibility and unbiased attention to each and every PayUneer so they can succeed, irrespective of gender, color or personal faith. An environment where every person feels they belong, that they are listened to, and where they are empowered to speak up. At PayU we have zero tolerance towards any form of prejudice whether a specific race, ethnicity, or of persons with disabilities or the LGBTQ communities.