Vice President of Legal

Posted 2.1.24
Location
Remote

Palta is a multi-product tech platform developing several mobile apps focused on health and well-being with a combined audience of more than 60 million monthly active users. Our portfolio includes such successful companies as Flo (global leader in female health), Simple (a nutrition and wellness app with over 15m downloads), Zing (personal fitness trainer), and more. 
The rapid portfolio growth was fueled by the recently raised $100 million Series B round led by VNV Global, and the group’s revenue is currently sustainably growing 50% YoY.

We are seeking a highly skilled and experienced Vice President of Legal to join our dynamic team. This pivotal role requires a professional with deep legal expertise who excels in a quickly developing, complex, international business environment. The successful candidate will be instrumental in providing legal guidance across our group of companies. The work will imply the most recent applications of laws to the area of AI, with a respective area of AI Assistants being the core of our strategy. 

What you will do

  • Lead and manage a team of 7 legal professionals, providing direction and development (with the potential for team increase)

  • Report to the Group’s Chief Operating Officer

  • Effectively execute corporate transactions, including financing (equity/debt), M&A, restructuring 

  • Thoroughly cover all matters related to data privacy and IP protection

  • Implement legal compliance and risk management strategies across the organization

  • Establish uninterrupted legal administration and automation processes

  • Collaborate with different departments to deliver shared legal services to subsidiaries

  • Provide expert advice on various law applications in an international business context, coordinating both internal teams and external consultants

  • Ensure quality of legal support suitable for that of a pre-IPO company

  • Engage in strategic planning and decision-making at the executive level

We expect that you have

  • Minimum of 10 years of professional legal experience

  • Demonstrated experience in consulting and/or corporate legal environments

  • Proven track record in an international business setting

  • Familiarity with the legal structure of holding companies and group enterprises

  • Hands-on experience with complex capital transactions

  • Proven ability both to execute complicated one-off legal tasks and maintain efficient routine legal workflow

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Law

  • Fluency in English (both spoken and written)

Beneficial skills

  • Experience in a diversified holding company and/or an institutional VC/PE fund

  • Experience in dealing with data privacy laws, such as GDPR

  • Experience with a shared legal services business model

  • Fluency in Russian (both spoken and written)

Work Environment

  • Location: London or Limassol

  • Work Mode: hybrid (in-office and remote), but not fully remote

 

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