J.P. Morgan



    If you are an enthusiastic lawyer who would relish the opportunity of working with an innovative digital financial services solutions in a very business focused position within a supportive and collaborative team environment, this role is for you.

    With our leading client franchises, fortress balance sheet, technology and talent, JPMorgan Chase is well positioned as a firm to capture growth opportunities arising from digital disruption, new technologies and changing economic conditions. The ICB is home to many of the firm’s most innovative and cutting edge initiatives, including new products and services, acquisitions, investments, partnerships and collaborations. This is the business responsible for building Chase UK (the UKs newest bank), acquiring Nutmeg the digital wealth manager and investing in C6, a leading digital Brazilian Bank. Legal is at the heart of digital disruption and the new International Consumer Business (ICB).

    As a  Strategic Growth and Digital Retail Payments Product Lawyer you will support the ICB across all areas of two exciting new international business initiatives. In this newly created role, you will provide primary legal support and advise senior stakeholders across all legal issues arising out of these strategic new business initiative and will be a key enabler of its success, helping to establish its foundations, including governance arrangements, negotiating a wide range of strategic transactions and driving progress forwards.

    Culture is as important to us and we are looking for intellectually curious, new technology passionate individuals who would like to expand their skills whilst working on a new exciting venture for the firm. Your work will have a massive impact, both on us as a company, as well as our clients.

    Job responsibilities

    • Develop products and advise clients with respect to wholly digital retail products, including all applicable consumer regulations
    • Advise on regulatory matters, including regulatory engagement
    • Advise business and stakeholders on legal risk in connection with the negotiation of commercial agreements
    • Drafting all client documentation, including general terms and conditions, marketing materials, etc. Drafting correspondence to internal and external parties
    • Contributing to the oversight of the contents and execution of documents, including communications with respect to complaints, disputes, litigation, etc.
    • Liaising with outside counsel, source and coordinate legal advice across legal functions outside of the ICB
    • Performing legal research on a variety of issues relating to retail matters across jurisdictions. Providing support to strategic investments and acquisitions from a technology / commercial contracts viewpoint

    Required qualifications, capabilities, and skills

    • Qualified lawyer with at least 5 years PQE spent working in either in-house or in private practice handling a mixed variety of payments, commercial, technology and data related matters
    • A demonstrated ability to work on complex legal issues and to function in a high volume / fast-paced environment with multiple and diverse responsibilities, managing a varied and changing caseload
    • Experienced with digital retail products and retail regulatory knowledge
    • Experience negotiating commercial contracts
    • Cross-border experience, especially with respect to retail payments products, including familiarity with global regulatory issues relevant to the use of technology in financial services, including cloud, outsourcing and third-party risk management
    • Team player who can collaborate with the Business and operations groups
    • Familiarity with cybersecurity, technology controls, information security, data privacy and protection
    • Excellent communication, negotiation, analytical and drafting skills, an organised approach with strong attention to detail and the ability to work independently on demanding legal issues and to tight deadlines
    • Fluency in English

    Preferred qualifications, capabilities, and skills

    • Familiarity with other retail laws and regulations, including CCA, CONC, GDPR, etc.
    • Litigation experience


    J.P. Morgan is a global leader in financial services, providing strategic advice and products to the world’s most prominent corporations, governments, wealthy individuals and institutional investors. Our first-class business in a first-class way approach to serving clients drives everything we do. We strive to build trusted, long-term partnerships to help our clients achieve their business objectives.

    We recognize that our people are our strength and the diverse talents they bring to our global workforce are directly linked to our success. We are an equal opportunity employer and place a high value on diversity and inclusion at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital or veteran status, pregnancy or disability, or any other basis protected under applicable law. We also make reasonable accommodations for applicants’ and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as mental health or physical disability needs. Visit our FAQs for more information about requesting an accommodation.


    Our professionals in our Corporate Functions cover a diverse range of areas from finance and risk to human resources and marketing. Our corporate teams are an essential part of our company, ensuring that we’re setting our businesses, clients, customers and employees up for success.

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