Legal Counsel (Financial Services Regulatory) - Vilnius

  • Location
    • Vilnius, LT
  • Date Posted
  • May. 18, 2021
  • Function
  • Legal
  • Sector
  • Financial Services

About the role

We’re looking for a Legal Counsel (Banking) to sit within our growing legal team in our Lithuania office.

We look for people who apply deep logic to their thinking and back everything up with data. We look for natural self-starters who see things through from start to finish, and who learn from every mistake. Does this sound like you?

What you’ll be doing

  • Advise the business on compliance and legal issues surrounding structuring of new and existing financial products, and the marketing of them
  • Be an integral part of product and commercial teams; working with them to help design and deliver compliant solutions
  • Help structure and expand Revolut’s products and managing regulatory expectations, requirements and applications
  • Assisting other functions to drafting, plan and/or implement compliance policies and procedures for regulatory matters for these products
  • Proactively engage and work alongside local regulators across multiple countries
  • Excel at leadership while also undertaking executional work. This is a hands-on role and you’ll be expected to handle significant and complex legal matters with short turnaround times

What you’ll need

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Law
  • At least 3 years of strong finance law experience as a private practice lawyer at a top law firm or in a licenced bank or other payment service provider in Lithuania
  • Project management and communication skills including the ability to oversee implementation of complex projects
  • Knowledge and experience of best practice in Lithuanian banking sector regulations
  • Problem-solving and decision-making skills, with the ability to analyse complex information to identify the key issue/action and drive resolution
  • Deep knowledge of the Lithuanian and EU financial sector regulatory environment and key regulatory compliance regimes.
  • Understanding of banking systems and markets with a focus on technology and mobile applications
  • Excellent academic and law firm credentials
  • Excellent English and Lithuanian language skills (written and oral)
  • Expertise in financial regulations related to electronic money institutions and banking services


€2,000-3000 net per month

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A little about us…When Revolut was founded in 2015, we had a vision to build a sustainable, digital alternative to traditional big banks. Our mission now is to help our customers improve their financial health, empower them to have more control, and promote financial cohesion across the communities in which we operate. Launching into 2020 with 10 million Personal customers and over a quarter of a million Business customers only reinforced our belief in the vast need across the world for better financial services. As our customer base has boomed in the last year, we’ve expanded our team to match that growth. We started 2019 with several hundred employees; we closed it out with 2000.

What we’re looking for…Revolut is being scaled up by people all around the world who share our vision. We’re looking for people who align with our five core values: we believe that we Get it Done because we Think Deeper and are strongly rooted in the Dream Team. We Never Settle hence why we always Deliver Wow. You want to join a community forward thinking people - we are here for you. We believe in empowering our Revoluters in their work, giving them autonomy and ownership of what they do. We want everyone at Revolut to own their story and their successes - working with us means you’re not just another cog in the machine.

The benefits

Competitive salary

Biannual equity bonuses

Medical insurance

  • All the latest tech you need
  • Roll with a free Revolut Metal subscription
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