EU Legal and Policy Advisor

FM Legal

EU Legal and Policy Advisor

FM Legal - Electronic Money Association (EMA)

Brussels, Belgium

EU specialist Fin Tech and payments law firm FM Legal is looking for a qualified lawyer to help build its Brussels presence, and to assist in providing representation for the Electronic Money Association (EMA) in Brussels. The successful candidate will join an international team of EU experts in financial services, payments, crypto assets, technology, e-money legislation, AML and financial crime working on behalf of global Fin Tech, payments and technology clients to advise on regulatory change and influence the development of EU policy in these areas.

The EU Law and Policy Advisor will monitor and analyse EU legislative developments of relevance to clients, pro-actively build and grow a network of institutional and client contacts. The successful candidate will monitor developments, and draft internal and client-facing briefings, updates and advice, engage with institutions as well as leading the firm’s policy work in Brussels.

The position can commence immediately, but suitable candidates’ timeframes can also be accommodated.


  • You are looking for a new challenge and are interested in working with the Fintech sector;
  • You have at least 3 years of working experience;
  • You are a qualified lawyer;
  • You are passionate about EU law and have thorough knowledge of the EU legislative process;
  • You have a proven strong interest in the EU policy and law-making process, including relevant experience in one of the EU institutions or in the EU public affairs industry;
  • You are a pro-active self-starter and a quick learner, motivated to take ownership of own responsibilities and to show initiative; you are able to work independently;
  • You like working and networking with people of different cultural backgrounds and at all levels of seniority internally and externally;
  • You are a highly effective communicator, articulate both orally and in writing;
  • You are fluent in more than one language, including English (French/Dutch/German/Spanish/Italian are an asset).
  • Experience in a technical sector, such as ICT, is an asset.


  • An opportunity to work for a stellar client and membership base of large and small global payment firms that are at the forefront of financial technology innovation;
  • Opportunity to work with a team of experts in EU and international financial services law and regulation;
  • An exciting role that leaves plenty of scope for initiative and innovation;
  • Flexible working arrangements and good work-life balance;
  • Can be full-time or part-time role.

Start date: soonest from 15 February 2020.


Please send an application cover letter and curriculum vitae to Please call +447981796648 if you have any questions.

About Electronic Money Association

The EMA has been representing the interests of e-money issuers and innovative payment service providers across the EEA for some 20 years. Our membership includes large e-commerce businesses, fintech service providers, a large number of prepaid card issuers, digital/crypto currency businesses, AIS/PIS providers, acquirers, bill payment providers, corporate incentive providers, mobile payment specialists, and business to business services. The full list of members is on the EMA website. Over the years, we have worked hard to shape a regulatory environment that allows e-money and other innovative payment products to develop and grow.

About FM Legal

FM Legal and its sister consultancy Flawless Money have been undertaking legal and regulatory projects on behalf of clients for two decades. These range from engaging on new legislation during its period of development or implementation, to authorisation and then to ongoing advice. We have developed a range of innovative regulatory structures and solutions for clients, removing barriers to business, while maintaining compliance with various regulatory obligations. We have represented clients in over 100 jurisdictions, working with partner law firms, and helping clients reconcile competing regulatory obligations across different regulatory frameworks, and jurisdictional boundaries. We represent a range of multinational businesses as well as many startups.

FM Legal supports EMA members as well as individual clients with advice on payments law, tax law, contracts with business and consumer customers/suppliers and partners.

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