Commercial Legal Counsel

Habito

  • Team: Legal
  • Salary: Competitive salary + Share ops + Benefits
  • Location: Hybrid - London
  • Closing: This role has no specific closing date.

Perks and benefits

Flexible working hours
Work from home option
Healthcare
Retirement benefits
Wellness programs
Additional parental leave
Extra holiday
Professional development
Mentoring/coaching
Paid volunteer days

Candidate happiness

8.83 (1429)

Job Description

We’re looking for a Commercial Legal Counsel

Habito is making it easier than ever to get a mortgage, with cutting-edge technology and a straightforward service that puts customers in control. 

We’re looking for a Commercial Legal Counsel to join our in-house legal team. As a high-growth financial technology company, we execute really exciting and often groundbreaking initiatives to fuel our growth, with commercial law advice being at the centre of almost everything we do.

You’ll take the lead on this high-impact commercial law work, working with teams across the business and building relationships to help drive the strategy and execution of these initiatives, constantly evolving our ways of working to ensure that we are protecting Habito’s best interests at every step.

We’re looking for a qualified solicitor with a great grounding in a corporate or commercial team at a law firm. If you have any experience working as a commercial legal counsel in a fast-paced, in-house legal team, that’s definitely a bonus. 

More about what you’ll do:

  • Be an integral member of our super collaborative, four-person legal team, contributing to knowledge-sharing and helping to train other teams.

  • Take a leading role in our commercial legal work to support our quick growth and exciting product launches on the horizon.

  • Take a leading role in planning and executing Habito’s strategies for safeguarding and maximising our creation and use of intellectual property rights.

  • Help to ensure that the flows of personal data are properly accommodated in all of our commercial contracts and processes across the business.

  • Partner and collaborate with teams and stakeholders across Habito, including marketing and communications, finance, risk & compliance, people, and data, to help support Habito projects and initiatives.

The benefits

  • Hybrid working - (2 days office, 3 days home)

  • Share options - you own a piece of the company

  • Flexible holiday - 25 days holiday and more if you need it! (this is team dependent)

  • Enhanced maternity & paternity leave - for when you plan to start a family

  • Free Private healthcare - Bupa complete cover, for peace of mind

  • Life assurance - 4 x your annual salary

  • Career progression - we help you build your career

  • £450 annually - for your learning and development

  • Contributory pension scheme - We have an ethical pension fund, but you can decide where you put your money

  • Cycle to Work Scheme - to keep you on the move

More about Habito

You shouldn’t have to go through hell to get a mortgage. That’s why we built Habito.

We use breakthrough technology and top tier experts to deliver the most personalised, fast and convenient way to get a mortgage today. All for free.

We don’t stop at mortgages, either. Together we’re building whole new ways of buying and owning your home. At Habito, you’ll be a vital part of that future.

We want to hear from everyone

The creative brilliance and ingenuity at Habito wouldn’t be possible without a diverse team bringing different perspectives, experience and skills together.

If you feel you can do the job, we’d like to hear from you, no matter what your background or qualifications.

We want to foster a culture where everybody feels included, heard, and equal – regardless of age, disability, gender, marital or parental status, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

Habito is proud to be a certified B Corp.

Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

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Removing bias from the hiring process

  • Your application will be anonymously reviewed by our hiring team to ensure fairness
  • You’ll need a CV/résumé, but it’ll only be considered if you score well on the anonymous review

Start your de-biased application