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Manager & Counsel - Antitrust, Payments Regulation, Policy

Manager & Counsel - Antitrust, Payments Regulation, Policy

  • About the Firm: American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.
  • About the role: This role is for a junior or mid-level lawyer to join the in-house General Counsel’s Organisation (GCO) at American Express to act as a manager and counsel.
  • Looking For: The ideal candidate would be a strategic thinker with strong analytical skills who has experience in competition law and has demonstrated an aptitude for interpreting and applying technically complex regulation.
  • Opportunities: Among others, you will be offered the opportunity to provide regulatory and policy support with an emphasis on (i) a wide range of competition law and payments systems regulatory matters and (ii) other materially relevant policy developments affecting payments globally, such as digital, data and consumer policy developments; additionally, you will be supporting compliance with the requirements of key payments legislation such as the Interchange Fee Regulation (IFR).
  • And more: The role will be based in London in the Global Legal Policy and Strategy team, which comprises both competition law and financial services lawyers and is responsible for dealing with competition law, global payments systems regulation and global legal policy and strategy. You will report to a senior competition lawyer in the team.

American Express Services Europe Limited