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VIA SMS Group is an alternative financial services provider operating across Europe and the Asia-Pacific. Since the company’s launch, it has expanded its operations to 8 countries and has grown into a versatile fintech enterprise offering simple and accessible financial solutions under various brand names. Company headquarters are located in Riga, Latvia. More information about the company is available on www.viasmsgroup.com.

We are looking for a new colleague to join our friendly team and fill the Lawyer with MiFID Knowledge position within our Legal Department.

What you will do:
  • Plan, organize and manage various legal projects
  • Prepare, review, and analyze legal documents as well as conduct legal research if required to ensure the company’s performance and compliance mainly in corporate, financial, regulatory, and employment law, with focus on financial instruments and investment services
  • Prepare legal memos and reports, internal policies as well as procedures
  • Maintain various registers and files in order
  • Monitor, analyze, and summarize information regarding the newest legal issues and developments in Latvia as well as the EU which could affect the company’s and its daughter companies’ operations and general business environment. Additionally, ensure the implementation of legislative changes in business operations
  • Advise the company’s management and colleagues on various legal issues upon request, focusing on legal acts related to investment services and financial instruments
We expect from you:
  • A Master’s degree in law
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in a legal position in a bank, financial institution or fintech company
  • Knowledge and practical experience in the field of investment products and services, f.i.MiFID II, MiFIR, MAR, PRIIPs, Prospectus Regulation
  • Excellent English and Latvian language skills (both in written and verbal communication)
  • Excellent communication skills, proactive personality, accuracy, and care for quality of work
  • Ability to operate calmly and precisely in a dynamic working environment while being adaptable
  • Ability to multitask, set priorities for individual work and deadlines
  • Ability to identify legal risks and seek for solutions
We offer you:
  • Intriguing and dynamic work in a progressive fintech company
  • Remuneration starting from 2000 EUR before taxes
  • An informal and people-oriented culture
  • Health insurance after work probationary period
  • Various opportunities to engage in the company’s social life
  • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
We are looking forward to receiving your CV with a reference Lawyer with MiFID Knowledge sent us by e-mail at hr@viasmsgroup.com.

Contact person: Sofija, phone number: +371 66100254


Privacy notice on processing candidates’ personal data

JSC “VIA SMS group” (registration number 40003901472, legal address – 13. janvara street 3, Riga, LV-1050) selects personnel for the needs of VIA SMS group’s companies in Latvia (LLC “VIA SMS”, LLC “Viainvest”, Branch of a foreign merchant “ViaConto Sweden AB Latvijas filiāle”).

VIA SMS group together with other group’s companies are joint controllers of the personal data provided by the candidate.

Personal data is processed for recruitment purposes, i.e. to select suitable applicants, and for legal interests insofar as they are related to recruitment. The legal basis for the processing of personal data is taking steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into an employment contract (the actual process of personnel selection), as well as the implementation of the company’s legitimate interests.

Additional information on data processing is available here: https://viasmsgroup.com/careers/.

For matters concerning data processing, contact the data protection officer at dpo@viasmsgroup.com.