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Product Counsel [USA Hybrid]

Colorado, United States · Legal & Compliance

About the team

As Product Counsel, you’ll advise SumUp´s Product Teams developing financial technology products for our merchants in the US, LatAm, and Europe. In this position, you’ll be an integral part of dynamic and fast-growing segments of SumUp’s global business, working alongside a passionate, international team to create innovative technology and amazing product experiences. We are looking for a Product Counsel to join our team, preferably in the San Francisco, CA or Boulder, CO office. This is a hybrid role, which will consist of a mix of remote work and being available to be on-site for in-person meetings as needed. 

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with product and engineering teams to provide legal guidance relating to new and existing products and features throughout the entire product development lifecycle

  • Negotiate key commercial and intellectual property agreements affecting the company’s products and services

  • Draft terms of use, product policies and disclosures and implement related processes

  • Remain up-to-date on relevant laws, regulations and industry practices so as to provide the best possible legal advice and strategic input on product development initiatives

  • Help develop SumUp’s global product strategy

  • Provide legal guidance to SumUp’s US business team

  • Collaborate with legal, compliance and privacy colleagues around the world

You’ll be great for this role if

  • You have a J.D. from an accredited law school and a strong academic record.

  • You have 4+ years of relevant experience at a technology company or law firm.

  • You’re familiar with launching products and advising on the legal and regulatory aspects of product development in the technology space.

  • You understand the structure and regulatory framework of the payments industry or related financial services.

  • You have excellent commercial negotiation and drafting skills.

  • You can translate legal advice into practical, actionable guidance for innovative product and business teams.

  • You can work independently, manage multiple mission-critical projects and contribute successfully to cross-functional, international teams.

  • You bring common sense, sound judgment and a can-do attitude to your work.

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 3200+ people from 60+ countries, working to help small businesses across 3 continents.

  • Startup environment and small, cross-functional teams 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, along with too many to list!

  • Benefits that holistically support your physical, emotional, and financial wellbeing

  • Career Coaching & Development

  • Ongoing access to professional development tools, job training, and industry conferences

  • 4 weeks of annual PTO plus 11 paid holidays

  • 401(K) Retirement Plan and Paid Parental leave

  • Special Leaves including Birthday (1 day), Wedding (3 days), Wellness (1 per quarter), Volunteering (2 days)

  • Sabbatical after every 3 years of employment


  • 130K - 170K based on experience and location + Equity

SumUp is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that proudly pursues and hires a diverse workforce. SumUp does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, colour, religion or religious belief, ethnic or national origin, nationality, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or any other basis protected by applicable laws or prohibited by company policy. SumUp also strives for a healthy and safe workplace and strictly prohibits harassment of any kind.

SumUp will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. 


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