Head of Legal, Compliance & Risks

Luko is hiring!


Luko is the fastest growing Insurance in Europe and France’s #1 Neo Insurance.

Today, Luko's mission seems obvious: to transform the insurance from an industry perceived as a necessary evil to a service that truly protects.

Beyond the protection of individuals, insurance must serve the society. It should be an ally to the planet and to its environmental issues.

We believe that insurance must be simple, transparent and useful.

Our obsession? Delivering an incredible insuree experience. Luko is not just about insuring, but also about preventing issues. We are building the best AI-powered technologies to avoid accidents in every European home.

In 3 years, we have convinced over 150,000 users to trust us. We are backed by some of the most incredible VCs (EQT Ventures, Accel, Founders Fund, Speed Invest, Xavier Niel, etc.) and raised more than 70M€ in Series A & B.

We are a team of 130+ ambitious & creative talents eager to reinvent an entire industry. We are looking for other impact-driven talents to scale Luko across Europe. We are committed to equal access to employment, inclusion and diversity within the teams.

Are you ready to join our journey?

Job Description

Your mission as part of the Legal team

With a strong legal background, you will build the Legal, Compliance and Risks team (currently a team of 2), to ensure Luko strikes the best risk-reward balance.

You will be the legal expert within Luko, always providing solid analysis of the risks & upsides. As a business partner and a key touchpoint for the regulator, you will support all teams in their development when it comes to legal and compliance matters.

-Define and lead the corporate legal strategy, raise awareness among management and propose actions to secure the business' development
-Build and manage the compliance and risk functions, to ensure that Luko's activities are handled safely and risk awareness is spread amongst Lukooms
-Contribute to audits' management and implementation of compliance programs
-Lead contract management at Luko: support all major contract negotiations, provide guidelines for general contract matters to all Luko staff, centralise documentation and ensure regular reviews, trigger reviews and renegotiations when possible, etc
-Own and centralise counsels' solicitations
-Lead procedure for any conflictual relationship (client, provider, partner, competitor), including complaints management
-Identify Legal/ market opportunity Luko can seize and be a true business enabler

Preferred Experience

Who are you?

Must have

  • Substantial corporate legal expertise, including a good understanding of VC functioning
  • 5+ years of experience in a regulated industry or law firm
  • Strong business focus, with experience leading a similar function preferably in a growth / scaling organisation
  • A driven and resourceful mindset with an ability to lead and implement simple and clear solutions.
  • Compliance knowledge in key matters such as GDPR, DDA, Solvency II
  • Knowledge of regulator expectations and confident handling such processes
  • Comfortable under pressure, with a good risk appetite and pragmatic approach
  • Ability to develop, foster and maintain effective working relationships with many different groups of people within Luko as well as with external partners

Language: English & French mandatory, another language would be appreciated

Nice to have

  • Experience in or related to the Tech/ Startup/ Scaleup scene
  • Understanding of the Insurtech environment

What we offer

  • Be part of the fastest growing insurtech in Europe
  • Benefit from a great equity plan
  • Nice perks (meal vouchers, unlimited days off, etc.)
  • Evolve in a stimulating and challenging environment
  • Share and learn with a passionate and diverse team
  • Friendly team and offices in Paris
  • Remote friendly (from full to occasional remote possibilities)

You've read all the way, you may as well apply!

Our company-wide communication language is English (written & spoken).
We would therefore appreciate it if you could send us your application's content (CV, cover letter, portfolio...) in english. But if you can't, a french-speaking Talent Acquisition Manager will review your application.

If you have any questions take a look at our Luko open handbook HERE to find out more about who we are, what we do and how we work

Recruitment Process

  • Screening call with Serena Pettitt (Recruiter)
  • Hiring Manager Interview with Margaux Gregoir (VP of Finance)
  • Case study & review
  • Behavioural Interview with Stella Walter (VP of People)
  • Cultural Interview with Raphael Vullierme (Cofounder)

Additional Information

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Start Date: 09 August 2021
  • Location: Paris, France (75010)
  • Education Level: Master's Degree
  • Experience: > 5 years
  • Possible full remote