Legal Officer (Fintech) at Konga Nigeria

Legal Officer



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  • As a Fintech Legal Officer, you will play a crucial role in navigating the complex legal landscape of the Fintech industry.
  • You will be responsible for ensuring legal compliance, protecting intellectual property rights, and mitigating risks associated with our Fintech products and services.
  • You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to address legal issues, negotiate contracts, and drive strategic initiatives that support our business objectives.
  • This role requires a deep understanding of fintech regulations, as well as strong analytical, communication, and problem-solving skills.


Key Duties

  • Conduct legal research and analysis on fintech laws, regulations, and industry standards.
  • Interpret and advise on regulatory requirements applicable to fintech products and services, including payments, digital currencies, blockchain technology, and data privacy.
  • Draft and review legal documents, contracts, agreements, and disclosures related to fintech operations and partnerships.
  • Provide legal guidance and support to internal stakeholders, including product development teams, compliance officers, and senior management.
  • Assist in obtaining regulatory licenses, approvals, and registrations required for fintech operations.
  • Develop and implement compliance policies, procedures, and controls to ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Monitor regulatory developments and changes in fintech laws and regulations, and communicate potential impacts to relevant stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with external legal counsel, regulatory authorities, and industry associations as needed.
  • Handle legal inquiries, disputes, and negotiations related to fintech activities, including vendor contracts, licensing agreements, and intellectual property matters.
  • Stay informed about emerging trends, technologies, and legal developments in the fintech industry and provide strategic advice to support business objectives.



  • LL.B, B.L
  • Admission to the Bar or eligibility to practice law in Nigeria.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience practicing law, with a focus on fintech, financial services, or related fields.
  • Strong knowledge of fintech laws, regulations, and industry trends, including but not limited to banking regulations, payment systems, securities laws, and data protection regulations.
  • Experience working in or advising fintech companies on legal and regulatory matters.
  • Strong knowledge of technology law, intellectual property law, data privacy, cybersecurity, and regulatory compliance.
  • Experience drafting and negotiating technology contracts and agreements.
  • Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced, innovative environment.
  • Ethical conduct and adherence to professional standards of confidentiality and integrity.


Application Closing Date
12th February, 2024.


Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.







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