Stratford
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
26 May 2024
Brand:
23 (Entain)
We’re Entain plc. Our vision is to be the world leader in sports betting and gaming entertainment by creating the most exciting and trusted experience for our customers, revolutionising the gambling space as we go. We're home to a global family of more than 25 well-known brands, and with a focus on sustainability and growth, we will transform our sector for our players, for ourselves and for the good of entertainment.

*  Through our tech we’re leading digital entertainment into bold new directions and it’s our brilliant people that are making that possible. Are you ready to be a pioneer?

*  Are you ready to launch a winning career?

*  It’s a safe bet that the next chapter of the Entain story is going to be epic on a truly global scale. Want to know more? Click here for a short video.

*  Are you ready for solving incredibly complex problems in a-typical environments? 

*  Are you looking for an opportunity to add true value to a team?

*  Are you ready to be part of our journey to be crowned the undisputed champions of the sports betting, gaming, and interactive entertainment industry?
 
*  As a member of the payments legal team you, reporting to the Group Head of Payments and Financial Transactions, you will provide support to internal stakeholders, including the Commercial, Product, Operations and Finance teams, assisting with the launch of new initiatives and products. 
 

What you will do 

Drafting and negotiating complex payments agreements, providing commercial and regulatory advice to achieve the best negotiated outcomes for the business.  

Working with team members on issues that arise in existing commercial relationships and handling pre-litigation legal disputes and inquiries. 

Supporting the internal payments governance committee, interacting with key stakeholders to ensure compliance with regulatory obligations. 

Monitor, report and advise on legal and regulatory issues affecting the business including its regulated entities. 

Advise on new and emerging legal and regulatory developments impacting payment platforms including identifying trends and potential impacts on business activities; proactively monitor and review legislation in order to help ensure accurate and up-to-date inventories of all legal obligations. 

Who you are:

·       Do you enjoy a fast paced working environment helping business teams find solutions to complex challenges

*    Do you enjoy building strong client relationships and working collaboratively with cross-functional teams? 

·       The ability to provide practical, strategic and business-oriented legal advice. 

·       Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, enabling you to work collaboratively with team members and engage with stakeholders confidently.  

·      Technical excellence, and demonstrable working experience distilling complex legal requirements into meaningful insights for business leaders. 

·      A strong regulatory and transactional background and be able to apply sound, pragmatic judgment in a dynamic and evolving environment. 

·      Resilience and fortitude, and the ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced, energetic team environment and successfully manage multiple deadlines. 

·      Ability to work independently and forge strong relationships with individuals from a variety of backgrounds/cultures at all levels of management and contribute successfully working with in cross-functional teams. 

Experience:

·       Significant experience drafting and negotiating complex agreements in the payments arena 

·       Experience advising on payments, digital wallets, payment processing and platforms including applicable law and regulations 

·      Law degree and excellent academic credentials 

·     Substantial PQE working in payments at a leading law firm 

·     Familiarity with, and strong interest in, payments technology, mobile and alternative payments, Open Banking, as well as emerging technology 

About Entain

We may sit on the FTSE100, but for millions of customers worldwide, we’re the brands they hold in their hands – and heart. As the home of household names like Ladbrokes, Foxy and PartyPoker, to name just a few, we elevate lives with moments of excitement. And right now we’re elevating ourselves above the competition. We’re leading the industry in bold new directions - and it’s our diverse and talented team who are making this possible. Believe us, the best is yet to come. For our customers. For our future. For your career.

DEI and Wellbeing @ Entain

Our vision is to be the world leader in betting, gaming and interactive entertainment, and we know that the most successful businesses are the most sustainable ones. Diversity and inclusion is key to sustainability and success and our goal is to attract, engage and retain the best talent globally, bringing the best thinking to our business from inside and outside of our sector. Our ambition is to make sure everyone at Entain feels valued, respected and included. Inclusion is embedded in everything we do, because we know when we feel respected and heard, we do our best work. Sustainability drives everything we do, and doing what’s right is one of our core values. Diverse teams have more creativity, imagination, innovation and problem solving capabilities. We are committed to tackling inequalities and creating a diverse and inclusive business. Here, we celebrate our individual differences, and make sure everyone feels supported, respected, and empowered to thrive – and that starts from the moment you apply to join us. We want our employees to feel healthy and supported at home and at work. That’s why we have our Well-me programme, which provides information, tools and training to help our people look after their mental and physical wellbeing in ways that matter to them.

Life @ Entain

We’re a team who love to play, and win, together. We love building bonds between our people, and we love to build your career up too. Join us, and we won’t just be your employer, we’ll be your biggest cheerleader. We’ll give you the power to lead the conversation on your learning and career goals from day one, and then get behind you with all the support you need to take your career – and our business – to new heights.