Legal Counsel

Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the

Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.
Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?

Responsibilities

    • Support UK’s business teams on legal matters including general advice, contract review, assistance in negotiation across a spectrum of legal subjects including local commercial, corporate, labor, IP, etc.
    • Proactively identify legal problems, solutions, and potential support needed to provide more strategic support to local teams.
    • Tag-team with legal team members in other time zones around the world to collectively provide around the clock legal support for the group.
    • Anticipate and maintain up-to-date knowledge of current laws relevant to your own substantive area to provide strategic advice and foster compliance.
    • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing of contracts and agreements and provide holistic risk assessment and suggestions to enhance business value while mitigating downside risk.
    • Development and management of UK legal and compliance programme and ongoing regulatory strategy.

Requirements

    • Qualified lawyer of UK, with a minimum of 5-8 years post qualification experience, ideally gained from a reputable law firm.
    • Interactions with the financial regulatory authorities (ie. FCA) will be advantageous.
    • In-house experience gained from relevant industries – Financial Services, Fintech or other Technology Corporations are highly preferred.
    • Possesses solid legal technical expertise as well as sound business and people judgment sense.
    • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, global organization maintaining close contact with relevant teams across multiple locations.
    • Excellent problem solving skills and ability to provide useful and efficient counsel.
    • Good understanding in performing risk assessments, periodic/trigger reviews and enhanced due diligence.
    • Hands on at work and can be independent in managing complex projects.
Working at Binance
  • Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry
  • Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems
  • International work environment and flat organisation
  • Great career development opportunities in a growing company
  • Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working hours, Casual work attire

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