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Legal Associate at Mono Technologies Nigeria Limited


Mono helps businesses in Africa access financial accounts for financial data and payments. Businesses of all sizes in Africa use our platform to retrieve account details, transactions and move money, reliably and securely, including Carbon, Renmoney, Inflow Finance, Tangerine Insurance, and many others.

In almost a year, we’ve introduced a steady cadence of innovations, such as statement pages, a no-code tool to retrieve bank statements, and much more. We’ve connected to 10% of all active bank accounts in Nigeria, and our investors include YCombinator, Entree Capital, and others.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Legal Associate

Location: Nigeria
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a skilled Legal Associate with experience working on regulatory matters. As part of the Legal team, you will ensure that Mono’s products and business operations comply with laws, ethics, and best practices in legal, compliance, and regulatory matters. You will assist in conducting legislation research, case laws, and other legal texts as sources to decide on ideal methods for handling legal and in some cases, fraud and dispute matters.
  • You will demonstrate outstanding research skills, support key regulatory initiatives in our expansion efforts and exhibit some familiarity with subspecialties of your field.
  • A successful candidate must be able to work with a wide range of teams, including People, Finance, Sales, Product, Engineering, and Partner support, and provide advice to build sustainable growth. The role will report to the Legal and Regulatory Counsel Lead.
  • If you desire a career that allows you to harness your legal skills in safeguarding our reputation, ensuring strict legal conformity and providing advise on relevant issues, then we would love to partner with you to make this happen. At Mono, we understand how important it is to hire, develop, and offer value to our team members, and we can’t wait for you to join us!


  • Collaborate with Legal Lead to devise efficient defence strategies.
  • Assist with drafting and solidifying agreements, contracts and other legal documents to ensure the company’s full legal rights.
  • Provide clarification on legal language or specifications to everyone in the organisation.
  • Maintain current knowledge of alterations in legislation.
  • Provide support in managing records of contracts, correspondence with regulators and other legal documents.
  • Work with the Legal team to establish relationships that align with our objectives and ensure an open line of communication with regulators.
  • Assist with assessing changes made to Mono’s products and services and determine any regulatory impact on existing market operations.
  • Support knowledge and education across the organisation to ensure compliance with policies and procedures. This will entail working with the People Team.
  • Work with the Legal lead to proactively identify the company’s obligations based on global financial/payments rules and regulations, including data privacy.
  • Assist with license applications and regulatory approvals that may arise.
  • Work with the legal team to provide advise regulations and policies that will impact Mono’s business, employees, and customers.
  • Support business and functional teams dealing with regulatory issues.


  • B.Sc Degree in Law or J.D. Degree
  • MA or BSc in Business Administration will be considered an advantage
  • 2 – 3 years proven experience as a Legal Counsel / Associate in a business environment.
  • Experience working in financial institution or technology company, financial services regulatory authority, or law firm.
  • Understanding of the influences of the external environment of an organisation.
  • Demonstrated ability for legal defence strategies.
  • A high degree of professional ethics and integrity.
  • Sound judgement and ability to analyse situations and information.
  • Outstanding communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Good knowledge and understanding of corporate law and procedures.
  • Good project management skills and the ability to work on multiple tasks proactively.
  • Strong sense of initiative and self-motivation.


  • Stock options
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote friendly
  • Health Insurance
  • Training Budget
  • Team building events
  • Yearly offsite
  • Free lunch.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Instructions (Read Carefully)

  • To apply, click the “Apply for this job” button. Please make sure you proofread everything as we are a company that really cares about attention to detail!

Application Deadline  18th March, 2022.

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