Regulatory Legal Counsel - (International)

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time
  • Alternate Location: London, United Kingdom

Company Description

It all started with an idea at Block in 2013. Initially built to take the pain out of peer-to-peer payments, Cash App has gone from a simple product with a single purpose to a dynamic app, bringing a better way to send, spend, invest, borrow and save to our millions of monthly active users. With a mission to redefine the world's relationship with money by making it more relatable, instantly available and universally accessible, at Cash App you'll have the opportunity to make a real-world impact with your career.

Today, Cash App has thousands of employees around the world with a culture geared toward creativity, collaboration and impact. We’ve been a distributed team since day one, and continue to value working across time zones and continents both remotely and in our Cash App offices.

Our offices are great, but many of our roles can be done remotely from the countries where Block operates. We tailor our experience to champion our employees’ creativity and productivity wherever they are.

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Job Description

Cash App  is looking for an international regulatory legal counsel for its expanding Cash App legal team with a background in providing legal advice on regulatory matters, partnering with regulators, and assisting with new market diligence and entry.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who enjoys problem solving and getting things done and wants to join a creative and growing company. As part of Cash App's international expansion, your ideas and contributions will have immediate impact. This is a full-time role based in our Dublin, London or Barcelona offices with full remote working flexibility in mentioned locations. 

You will:

  • Advise on multiple regulatory matters affecting Cash App's growing global business in Europe and other jurisdictions outside of the U.S.
  • Keep the business up to speed on how to offer remarkable product solutions to our customers that meet local regulatory requirements
  • Identify, summarise, and analyse the impact of new and proposed applicable rules and regulations
  • Represent Block with regulators and external partners on regulatory matters
  • Own the licensing application and management function for existing and new non-U.S. jurisdictions
  • Identify risk areas and develop systems, policies, and procedures to manage and mitigate them
  • Build working relationships with colleagues across multiple Block business and legal teams in Europe, the US and around the globe



You have:

  • Solicitor or Barrister qualification with 5+ years PQE working in an in-house organisation, commercial law firm or regulatory authority; 
  • Experience in financial services, payments, fintech and/or technology desirable
  • Ability to translate regulatory requirements and legal advice into actionable guidance for business and product teams
  • Ability to advocate for a position while maintaining a collaborative and open-minded approach
  • Experience handling regulatory and enforcement matters and prior relationships with relevant regulators
  • The ability to meet deliverables on time and work in an evolving and growing environment that is prone to changes

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, based solely on the core competencies required of the role at hand, and without regard to any legally protected class.

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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