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Legal Manager Brazil

São Paulo · Legal & Compliance

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We believe in the everyday hero.

Those who have the courage to follow their passion and the strength and determination to realize their dreams. We believe that anyone should be able to start their own business. We provide small businesses with powerful, easy-to-use card readers and awesome customer support, so merchants can run their business and engage with their customers. We do so with genuine care for our merchants and love for our products. By taking the hassle out of getting paid, we enable small business owners to focus on what they love to do.We are 1,200+ SumUpers around the globe, 650+ in Brazil only, and we are here to empower small merchants and help them thrive.

As our Legal Manager, you will: 

  • Create the legal function from scratch; 

  • Serve as a strategic business partner and build strong relationships with senior leaders in Brazil; 

  • Provide day-to-day legal advice to address SumUp legal needs and support all business functions on legal related matters

  • Assist with strategic initiatives, working closely with our colleagues in Europe

  • Contribute to commercial matters, including by preparing and reviewing agreements with partners, suppliers and others;

  • Ensure compliance with statutory requirements, including necessary filings with regulatory authorities and managing all powers of attorney;

  • Manage external legal relationships;

You'll be great fit for this position if you:

  • Successfully completed the required legal examinations in Brazil, including OAB exam.

  • Have professional experience in the legal department or a full-service law firm;

  • Have experience in dealing with legal issues, contract texts in various fields of law as well as preparing recommendations for action for the management.

  • Are hands-on and eager to tackle new projects; 

  • Speak fluent Portugese and English, you'll be part of a truly global organization! 

Why you should work at SumUp:

  • Be part of a company that lives and breathes to empower small merchants around the world;

  • Be part of a truly global team and work with people from different parts of the world;

  • Have full autonomy (for real!) to propose and implement changes;

  • Work in flexible hours - you make your own schedule and have freedom to align with the team if you want to work remotely or take a few days off;

  • Work in the coolest office around, in the heart of Pinheiros (São Paulo), close to the central station and main avenues;

  • Have access to our all perks and benefits: healthcare for employees 100% subsidized by the company, optional dental assistance, transport voucher or parking space at the office building, meal/food voucher, Gympass, life insurance, barbershop and nail salon at the office, massage sessions, parties at the office every 15 days and more!

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 color, 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.

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