Senior Associate Counsel
Santiago, CHILE, Chile
hace 6 días

Job Description

The Senior Associate Counsel will support Visa’s business operations in the Southern Cone region and as needed, support other projects across Latin America and the Caribbean.

The position is based in Santiago de Chile and will report to the Head of Legal for the Southern Cone.


  • Provide legal support for Visa’s business operations in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Paraguay, and Uruguay, with particular emphasis on Chile, and as needed, to other markets in Latin America and the Caribbean on antitrust commercial, and financial regulatory matters.
  • Provide legal support for Visa’s business by developing innovative solutions and guide the team along the path to implementation by performing a structured legal analysis based on current complex payments regulatory landscape, proactively identifying and communicating legal risk and, providing advice with creative recommendations and legal solutions.
  • Draft, review, and negotiate a broad range of commercial agreements, such as sponsorship agreements, marketing, advertising, and promotion agreements, support agreements, technology agreements, consultancy and contractor agreements, and confidentiality agreements.
  • Provide general legal support and advice to business line and management in LAC in connection with existing client relationships, business development activities, regulatory issues, and development and launch of new products and services.
  • Work with other members of the legal department and outside counsel to manage local claims and litigations matters and address legal issues in various areas of the law, including antitrust, privacy, and intellectual property
  • This is a hybrid position. Hybrid employees can alternate time between both remote and office. Employees in hybrid roles are expected to work from the office two days a week, Tuesdays and Wednesdays with a general guidepost of being in the office 50% of the time based on business needs.


  • Law degree with strong academic credentials and admitted to practice law in, and member in good standing, of Chilean Bar Association.
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience at a top national law firm and / or, preferably, at a global corporation.
  • Experience in payments industry and competition law is preferred.
  • Excellent legal analytical skills with ability to untangle and analyze complex legal issues and integrate legal advice and business knowledge, while providing balanced, strategic advice regarding risks and benefits.
  • First-class written and verbal communication skills in Spanish and English, including ability to (i) lead or participate in conference calls to negotiate agreements in both languages and (ii) interact with internal and external parties with clarity, conviction, and firmness.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to build strong working relationships with internal clients at all levels of management and work collaboratively with LAC regional and global teams to ensure effective management within matrix organization over multiple geographical locations.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet tight deadlines.
  • Some international travel may be required.
  • Additional Information

    All your information will be kept confidential.

    Visa is an EEO Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

    Visa will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with EEOC guidelines and applicable local law.

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