Chief Legal Officer

Commercially thinking CLO for international fast-growing Fintech company. Focus on commercial contracts and general business line legal support.
Cardlay is a single platform to issue, load and manage cards and expenses globally for complete visibility.

If you think that Card management needs to be a bureaucratic process between a company and its banks – think again. The Cardlay approach eliminates any back-and-forth discussions and demanding processes just to order payment cards. With real time notifications and virtual account functionality; tracking multiple transactions is simple, fast and immediate.

Cardlay A/S was founded with a focus on three parallel platforms; the Cardlay Card Management Platform; the Cardlay Administration Platform, for expense management and matching expenses with transactions and the Cardlay mobile Android & iOS App that make it easy to report expenses on the go.

Jørgen Christian Juul, the founder of Cardlay A/S, who has both founded and managed several companies saw the opportunity to address issues around payment card handling and expense management and came up with a creative solution.

The Cardlay Platforms communicate instantly with each other. The company can issue, load and manage transactions in real-time. It only takes around 30 seconds to create a new account in the bank, issue and load a new card, and mail it as a virtual card for employees. Physical cards are mailed by post and can arrive within 96 hours of ordering.

The platforms are “born global” offering EUR, USD, GBP, NOK, SEK and DKK as currencies for payment cards.

Cardlay offer its platform as own brand and as “white label” with large partners.

The Cardlay core team consist of hand-picked, senior specialists who ensure ultimate efficiency in technical and business development. Offices today are Copenhagen, Odense & Belgrade.
The position

The new Chief Legal Officer (CLO) will refer to the CEO.

As the new Chief Legal Officer your primary focus will be to provide legal assistance on commercial contracts around the world. Additionally, you will provide dedicated legal assistance on internal legal documents, on future equity transactions and general legal assistance to the Business lines.

Your key areas of responsibility will be:

- Provide legal assistance in connection with commercial contracts (including Vendor contracts)

- Address other ad-hoc legal assignments for Management and Business lines

- Provide process and closing documents related to Equity, loans and M&A

- Build and maintain a close working relationship with relevant internal and external stakeholders

Your profile

You are a fully qualified lawyer with at least 3 years of post-qualification experience. You will have gained your experience from an internationally oriented Danish law firm and/or a similar in-house legal position with an international company.

Your main area of expertise and knowledge is commercial contracts, including public and/or private tenders, procurement for IT, services or similar and you have experience from the lead negotiater role.

In addition to Danish, you have excellent English language skills and are able to negotiate both orally and in writing in English.

You are a reliable, analytic and have a well-developed commercial and business sense and understanding.

You have an open and communicating personality, are able to work on your own and at the same time enjoy a dynamic environment with multiple relations, contacts and stakeholders. You have an international mindset.

We offer you

A challenging and developing position in a unique young Fintech company with extraordinary good personal development opportunities. You will work in a true international context.