Paralegal/ Contract Manager
Paralegal/ Contract Manager
Paralegal/ Contract Manager

Paralegal/ Contract Manager


The role

You will be an integral part of a collaborative and rapidly growing legal team at a fast-paced fintech scale-up. As a member of a busy legal team you will also contribute to team-wide initiatives and work with people from across our geos (including UK, France, Latvia, US and ANZ). 

What excites you:

  • Reviewing supplier contracts, using GoCardless playbook as the standard, extracting and recording key information from contracts
  • Updating playbooks, process documents and contract templates where required, reviewing forms used to onboard suppliers and highlighting key risk areas
  • Conducting risk reviews of contracts and escalating internally as required, supporting the drafting of new clauses and terms
  • Being the first port of call for a broad range of contract manager/paralegal issues from all business functions of a high-growth fintech scale-up
  • Managing the inflow of legal matters by answering basic queries from across the business and involving other members of the legal team as appropriate
  • Reviewing and negotiating NDAs and other ancillary legal documents  
  • Assisting with building out and maintaining self-help tools, playbooks and guides for the legal team and for the wider business
  • Spotting opportunities that allow us to deliver contract management/paralegal/legal executive services in a more efficient and scalable way, and building new processes
  • Helping members of the team with ad-hoc projects such as legal research, product launches, corporate projects and IP matters
  • Taking charge of document management

What excites us:

  • You have experience working as Paralegal/ Contract manager in a leading commercial law firm or in-house 
  • You have a good understanding of the legal principles as well as the local law, experience in drafting agreements, corporate documents would be considered as an advantage
  • You are used to working independently and proactively on a variety of projects simultaneously, and can effectively prioritise, you are not afraid to think out of the box and adopt decisions when needed
  • You are easy to work with, and want to work in a fun, fast-growing but demanding young company
  • Your communication skills are first class 
  • You want to make it easier for the legal team to provide advice with your support
  • You are tech-savvy and have experience with legal tech tools and contract management systems
Bonus points if:
  • You have experience in a tech start-up or regulated environment
  • You have demonstrated experience of suggesting and implementing process improvements

We don't expect you to meet every requirement. If you're excited by this role, we encourage you to apply.

(some of) The good stuff

  • Wellbeing - stay healthy with dedicated support and medical cover
  • Work away scheme - you can apply to work away from your country of residence for up to 90 days in any 12 month period
  • Adaptive Working - allows you to work flexibly, around your lifestyle
  • Equity - all permanently employed GCs get equity to help you make a valuable contribution
  • Parental leave - to suit everyone embarking on life's great adventure
  • Time off - generous holiday allowance, + 3 annual volunteer days, + 4 annual business-wide wellness days (GC Fridays)

Life at GoCardless

We're an organisation defined by our values; We start with why before we begin any project, to ensure its aligned with our mission. We act with integrity, always. We care deeply about what we do and we know it's essential that we be humble whilst we do it. Working this way creates the GC magic- the reason we all love showing up to work. 
Mēneša bruto algaBruto mēnesī  € 2500 - 2700

Atrašanās vieta

    Rīga, Latvija
  • Attālināta darba iespējas

Darba veids

  • Pilna slodze


  •  Angļu
  •  Latviešu
Talent Team
GoCardless is an award winning fintech company, building the worlds bank payment network.

Were making open banking more accessible and bringing simple and secure direct bank payment solutions for people and businesses everywhere! GoCardless is used by 75,000+ organisations and counting, processing more than $30 billion of payments across 30 countries.

Following the acquisition of Latvia based start-up Nordigen, we are building a second headquarters in Riga, with plans to double our headcount in this region in 2023.

Reģistrācijas numurs07495895

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