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Senior Legal Specialist



Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

About Nubank

Nubank was founded in 2013 to free people from a bureaucratic, slow and inefficient financial system. Since then, through innovative technology and outstanding customer service, the company has been redefining people's relationships with money across Latin America. With operations in Brazil, Mexico, and Colombia, Nubank is today one of the largest digital banking platforms and technology-leading companies in the world.

Today, Nubank is a global company, with offices in São Paulo (Brazil), Mexico City (Mexico), Buenos Aires (Argentina), Bogotá (Colombia), Durham (United States), and Berlin (Germany). It was founded in 2013 in Sao Paulo, by Colombian David Vélez, and cofounded by Brazilian Cristina Junqueira and American Edward Wible. For more information, visit

The Legal Team

Help us build the legal team in Mexico! Our mission is to act as partners, enablers, and guardians working for NU Mexico´s entry & growth with disruptive legal thinking while influencing the Mexican legal market.

Main responsibilities (but please consider more!):

  • Drafting and negotiating all kinds of commercial, IT, and transactional agreements.
  • Provide good quality advice promptly to the business department.
  • Attend regulator's information requirements regarding products.
  • Provide legal advice and identify legal risks on regulatory issues of a Financial Institution.
  • Perform regulatory discoveries regarding viability and product implementation.
  • Analyze and participate in upcoming industry initiatives.
  • Advise the business to identify the risks and provide solutions or alternatives to the project in such advisory.
  • Identify legal risks and be a team player with the business to find legal strategy solutions.

Requirements for a successful candidate:

  • Bachelor’s degree in law.
  • English proficiency is required.
  • 5-7 years experience in financial law, regulatory issues, a variety of contracts (drafting and negotiating), and assessing financial products and operational business
  • Knowledge regarding regulatory risk perception undertaken by authorities/regulators such as Banxico, CNBV, Condusef or any other.
  • Excellent drafting and legal interpretation skills.
  • Understand the business needs.


  • 15 days paid vacation per year.
  • Life insurance.
  • Health insurance.
  • NuLanguage Program
  • NuCare Program
  • Extended Parental Leave
  • Equity