Corporate & offices Legal Counsel (S/H/T)

PayFit is hiring!


PayFit simplifies payroll management and HR processes for SMBs. We have built a fast, intuitive and automated SaaS solution to help business owners and HR professionals save time and money allowing them to refocus and what really matters: their employees. Through PayFit, employees have a dedicated access to their payslips and are able to manage efficiently their leave and expense requests. To build such a solution, we have created our own programming language: JetLang. Thanks to JetLang we were able to code Labour Code and collective agreements, and today we continue to add new features.
We have set ourselves a mission to support the digital transformation of HR management through our ever-growing range of product features and services. We have a strong presence in France since 2015 and have been quickly growing in Germany, Spain, the UK and Italy. More than 5000 companies.
Over 650 PayFiters have already joined the adventure and we have raised 180M€ to pursue our journey.

Our values 💙

PayFit is successful not only because of our product but because of our culture. Our values are at the heart of everything we do. It’s important to us that we:

👦 Care for each other

🌱 Always stay humble
🎯 Strive for excellence
💙 Live and work with passion

We’re all equal 🌈
As an equal opportunity employer, we provide our employees with a safe, inclusive and respectful culture and workplace. We’re passionate and enthusiastic about our mission and committed to our employees and customers.

Job Description

Your role : Advise and support our global organization (France and abroad 🌍) on all corporate law matters but also on other internal topics (namely leases/offices, tax topics, insurances)

Your missions ⭐

  • Work on all corporate matters in France and abroad, including the preparation and the follow-up of documentation for Boards meetings and equity topics (preparing general meetings, drafting minutes, assisting on the approval of annual accounts, following up of ordinary and extraordinary transactions in collaboration with our external lawyers, handling administrative procedures, drafting equity documentation, etc.)
  • Work on all corporate finance activities from the audit phase to the drafting/reviewing of main agreements (like investments agreements, shareholders’ agreements, refinancing, fundraising including the management of due diligence, etc.) and manage all transfer pricing related topics
  • Work on other internal topics (in France and abroad) related to tax, office management and leases negotiations, governance and insurances topics, etc.
  • Create and improve internal processes related to PayFit core legal topics and participate in the enforcement of legal policies of the companies
  • Legal monitoring
  • Work closely with many teams of the company and in particular Finance, Workplace and facilities, HR (about equity topics), Security teams
  • Collaborate with local specialized lawyers
  • Handle various and new topics

Preferred Experience

  • You have at least 5 years or more experience (not counting internships) as corporate legal counsel and/or lawyer (an additional experience in tax law is a big +)
  • You have great technical knowledge and you are able to use it in a very practical and business approach
  • You are autonomous and you want to act as a leader as regard to topics in your scope
  • You are very rigorous, diligent and responsive at work
  • You are able to explain clearly legal topics to non-lawyers and you like this pedagogic approach
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills in French and English (German and/or Spanish and/or Italian is a big +)
  • Having experience in a scale up company in a similar position is a big +
  • We are looking for players, passionate and innovative people, who want to build a big success story with us!

What we offer ❤️

  • An amazing working environment, designed for kindness and blossoming,
  • A possibility to work in an international and dynamic team with the opportunity to visit our different offices (Paris, Berlin, Barcelona, London),
  • Remote friendly policy,
  • A gym inside the office and Gymlib subscription with preferential rate,
  • Regular team and global events,
  • Restaurant tickets,
  • 4 weeks of paternity leave (fully covered) and 20 weeks of maternity leave (fully covered),
  • Health insurance (60% covered by PayFit),
  • Great coffee, fruits, snacks, foosball, MPG Teams or even team yoga classes.

Recruitment Process

1️⃣ Applicant initial validation: added value, key achievements, motivations, job match
2️⃣ Phone interview with a talent recruiter
3️⃣ Meeting with other members of the team + case study
4️⃣ Meeting with the Head of Legal
5️⃣ Meeting with the CFO

Want to know more about our epic team? 👀


We are looking for passionate and innovative people who want to build the next big success story with us! Do you describe yourself with these words? Do you want to join an incredible adventure?

Tell us who you are, what you’ve done and what you want to do. We’ll be more than happy to meet you :)

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Paris, France (75017)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 4 years
  • Possible full remote