Legal Counsel (e-commerce/Legal / Data protection)

  • Legal & Compliance
  • Madrid, Spain

Legal Counsel (e-commerce/Legal / Data protection)

Job description

Scalefast is a leading full-service eCommerce solution based in USA and Europe (France and Spain), whose modern approach to eCommerce has generated award-winning success for their clients, and which is scaling up very fast. We seek a highly motivated and experienced team player to serve as Legal Counsel who will play an integral part in building Scalefast’s Legal & Compliance team and structure. You will report directly to our CLO/DPO

We are looking for applicants with excellent communication skills, proven experience in legal team in digital environment, either in house or in Law firm, and a desire to work in a fun, fast-paced scaleup environment. The role requires very good organization skills, a strong work ethic, and a keen interest in learning about new technologies and areas of the law. This is a great opportunity for a lawyer to join a growing legal team. If you have envisioned yourself working at an innovative, forward-thinking company, let’s get the conversation started!

Job requirements

Main duties & responsibilities

  • Provide legal advises and answers as regard products and services in all areas of e-commerce, most of time in connection with other Scalefast’s teams and/or clients.
  • Contract management with clients and different kind of vendors.
  • Corporate management, in particular in a context of geographical expansion.
  • Continuous contacts with Compliance team (Personal data, antimoney laundering, security, etc.).
  • Coordinate with and assist CLO/DPO in their tasks on a daily basis.
  • Be part of building/organizing Legal team with CLO.


What would make you awesome

  • Experience advising clients/companies on e-commerce issues, technology products, platforms; SaaS and PaaS agreements, consumer law, and other internet technologies.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrates and promotes positive work relationships; proactively addresses and manages conflict and disputes; works to achieve constructive resolution. Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Ability to translate legal verbiage and answers in easy-to-understand explanation for non-legal people.
  • Strong ability to balance competing priorities.
  • Sharp focus on multi-tasking, details, and organizational skills.
  • Autonomous and high level of initiative and ability to work well in a team environment.
  • Demonstrate unquestionable integrity in every aspect of work and dealing with others; Consistently models desired behaviors and values established by the company; Respects diversity of perspective in discussions and demonstrates an inclusive style.
  • Positive attitude, enthusiasm, willingness to learn is a must!


Education & Experience

  • Excellent credentials from law school – Min. Master’s Degree or equivalent.
  • Between 4 and 8 years of relevant legal experience (including at a law firm or prior in-house experience).
  • English and French fluent.
  • Spanish speakers a plus.


Location / Flexible schedule

  • This role is based in our office in Madrid.
  • We offer a flexible schedule and comprehensive conciliation between work and family/personal life.


Today, more than 20 million people around the world buy through our stores. We celebrate the diversity of our customer base, and we want our employees to reflect those differences. At Scalefast, we are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We strive to be a more equal opportunity workplace.