Manager and Counsel

  • About the Firm: American Express is a global service company, providing customers with exceptional access to products and experiences that enrich lives and build business success.
  • About the role: We are seeking a qualified in-house Lawyer who will be responsible for providing support to clients and projects primarily across the B2B Business Units of American Express, including Bank Partnerships, Global Merchant Services and Loyalty, and Global Commercial Services business units - supporting synergies and leadership opportunities.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your solid drafting, research and negotiation/influencing skills; your solid analytical skills; your solid understanding of general principles of law applicable to commercial practice as well as experience in areas of law applicable to payments industry; and your understanding of regulatory matters generally and areas applicable to payments industry.
  • Opportunities: Among the opportunities afforded to you, you will be responsible for the provision of legal support for all operations of Bank Partnerships, Global Merchant Services and Loyalty and Global Commercial Services across EMEA markets; and International commercial contract work (e.g. draft, review and analyse a wide range of agreements and legal documents, support negotiations, draft and enhance contract templates, advise on interpretation of existing agreements).
  • And more: You will support acquisitions, strategic alliances and other transactions, including legal due diligence and contract drafting and negotiating; you’ll support new product development and business re-engineering initiatives; and you’ll support the GCO team in making sure management and the organization understands and complies with legal and regulatory requirements.

American Express Services Europe Limited