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Junior Legal Counsel

São Paulo, Brazil · Legal & Compliance

About Legal Team

Our Legal Team works to ensure the viability and perpetuity of SumUp’s businesses from a legal perspective, managing risks and identifying opportunities. To achieve these goals, we advise our stakeholders with technical excellence and in an accessible and didactic way. As a Team, we believe we are stronger together, working with the founder's mentality and taking care of each other, of our merchants and our company.

What you'll do 

  • You will review all contracts entered into by SumUp and its vendors and suppliers;

  • You will support the implementation of a contract lifecycle management platform;

  • You will be responsible for proposing improvements to our models of contracts and clauses and for maintaining them always updated; 

  • You will make researches on general legal matters in order to respond to queries from other teams;

  • You will draft and organize minutes of meetings and other corporate documents;

  • You will support the submission of corporate documents for the approval of the Brazilian Central Bank;

  • You will interact with the global legal team and your stakeholders across SumUp.

You’ll be great for this role if:

  • You have experience with Contract Review and Corporate Law;

  • You have great knowledge of Civil Law;

  • You have negotiation skills;

  • You are organized and disciplined;

  • You have the ability to build collaborative relationships;

  • You have at least 2 years of experience as a lawyer;

  • You have an advanced level of English.

Why you should join SumUp

  • We’re a truly global team of 3000+ people from 60+ countries;

  • You'll have the opportunity to make an impact as we work in flat hierarchies;

  • You’ll receive a budget for your individual development, attending conferences, and external training;

  • You can truly create your own path here and help us shape the future for small merchants;

  • SulAmérica health insurance plan, Caju benefit (multiple possibilities: meals, culture, health), partnership for mental health activities with Zenklub, optional dental assistance, private pension plan, Gympass, life insurance and more.

About SumUp

We believe in the everyday hero.

Small business owners are at the heart of all we do, so we create powerful, easy-to-use financial solutions to help them run their businesses. With a founder’s mentality and a 'team-first’ attitude, our diverse teams across Europe, South America and the United States work together to ensure that the small business owners we partner with can be successful doing what they love. 

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.

Job Application Tip

We recognise that candidates feel they need to meet 100% of the job criteria in order to apply for a job. Please note that this is only a guide. If you don’t tick every box, it’s ok too because it means you have room to learn and develop your career at SumUp.