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Wallapop

Wallapop

Legal
Barcelona, Spain
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Wallapop is a Barcelona based scale-up driven by the purpose to empower people to embrace a more conscious and human way of consumption. We believe in a world where collaborative economy is mainstream. This is what drives us. 💫

Wallapop operates in Spain, Italy and Portugal, offering a catalogue of several hundreds of millions of products and services. Powered by technical innovation and continuous improvement, we bring together the scale & trust of classifieds with the marketplace’s convenience & reach. 🌱 Our mission is to enable a connected trade ecosystem, making 2nd-hand the norm through smart use of technology.

Backed by top investors such as Accel, Insight Partners & Naver Corp we bring our total valuation to 806 million EUR and are embarking on our international journey with the aim to become the world’s best unique goods trading platform.

The Challenge 🧩

We are looking for an E-commerce Legal Counsel to join our Legal team.You will provide comprehensive legal support for the company's e-commerce operations, ensuring compliance with evolving laws and regulations, mitigating legal risks, and fostering ethical business practices.

Our business is diverse and complex so we are looking for a passionate lawyer who is ready to accept the challenge! You are our ideal candidate if you are interested in innovative business models, platforms and tech based companies and you want to excel in law in a non-traditional environment. Be ready to work in an always exciting company and be part of a young, and dynamic team!

What You Will Do 👇

  • Commercial Agreements: Draft, review, and negotiate a wide range of commercial agreements, including supplier agreements, customer contracts, partnership agreements and licensing agreements.
  • Consumer Law: Advise on consumer protection laws, including distance selling regulations, unfair commercial practices and dispute resolution mechanisms.
  • E-commerce Compliance: Monitor and advise on legal developments related to e-commerce such as digital services regulations (DSA, DMA), product safety or artificial intelligence.
  • Compliance & Ethics: Assist in developing and implementing internal compliance policies and procedures, ensuring compliance with ethical standards and compliance regulations.
  • Legal Research & Analysis: Conduct legal research and analysis on relevant legal issues, providing clear and concise legal advice to internal stakeholders.
  • Dispute Resolution: Assist in managing legal disputes and pre-litigation matters, including negotiating settlements.

What We’re Looking For 🔎

  • 2 to 3 years of experience as a lawyer specialized mainly in digital law and with some knowledge on e-commerce
  • Degree in Law with strong academic credentials
  • Admitted to practise law in Spain
  • Excellent level of English so that you are a fluent speaker and you may draft and review agreements in English too
  • Open to provide legal guidance across a wide variety of legal issues to business stakeholders
  • Passionate about fast growing companies and tech-driven businesses.
  • Curiosity and interest to learn about the regulatory framework applicable to platforms

Do note that all our jobs are 📍 Barcelona based. "We work in a hybrid model, we offer a flexible work environment where regular office attendance is expected for which the frequency is determined at a team level

Wallapop is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees as we want Wallapop to be a place for everyone.

Additionally to the opportunity to contribute to an agile product set up and work together towards achieving our meaningful mission, we offer the following 🍭 Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive phantom shares package for all employees
  • Generous individual learning budget of 2k per year
  • Group and individual English, Catalan & Spanish lessons as part of our working day
  • Private Health Insurance with Cigna
  • Flexible working hours + short Fridays
  • Flexible remuneration to deduct from gross salary (kindergarten/food/transport check)
  • Gym & Wellness plan, including physiotherapist in the office
  • Generous referral Program & Charity Donation
  • Bonus for weddings & newborns
  • Wallapop Renta (Tax income support)
  • Monthly plan for free shipping, bumps & home-pick-up on our services
  • Workiversary Gifts and Birthday Surprises
  • Contribution towards your WIFI in your monthly payroll
  • One-off payment based on compensation package to go towards setting up your home office
  • Relocation package (monetary support and legal advice) and visa sponsorship, if applicable
  • 26 holidays per year
  • TOP hardware of your choice (latest Apple or Windows)

What does the hiring process for this position look like?

**Please, note that all interviews take place remotely over hangouts.**

Intro Call - run by talent acquisition, focus on providing more information about the role and the company as well as going over your experience, motivation and expectations. This usually takes 45-60 minutes.

Expertise Interview - run by the hiring team, focus on the required core skills and the ability to deliver in a given context. This usually takes 60-90 minutes.

Stakeholder Interview - run by relevant stakeholders reflecting the reality of the context of the role, focus on the ability to collaborate & deliver in a cross-functional set-up. This usually takes 60 minutes.

Culture-Add Interview - run by culture interviewers, focus on adherence to Wallapop's purpose and business proposition. This usually takes 60 minutes.

Offer - should you be the right candidate, your offer will be discussed over a call with talent acquisition and will then be confirmed in writing.