Senior 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

    • Drive the development and implementation of group legal strategy and contribute to the development of the organisation’s general business strategy. Provide proactive, in-depth, business focused advice and counsel.
    • Manage legal efforts in response to matters encountered by the company and internal stakeholders and provide sound and robust legal advice and support; and taking charge of external communication on legal matters including negotiation with external parties where needs.
    • Assist in negotiation of contracts for different business lines in the ecosystem, and support in a variety of transactional and corporate governance initiatives.
    • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing legal documents and provide holistic risk assessment and suggestions to enhance business value while mitigating downside risk across multiple areas of the company.
    • Partner with cross-functional and regional teams and provide support on legal matters of varying complexity, sensitivity, and tangibility.
    • Provide legal business partner training and counsel non-Legal associates to enable stronger legal acumen across the company.
    • Anticipate and maintain up-to-date knowledge of current laws relevant to your own substantive area to provide strategic advice and foster compliance.
    • Identify legal framework developments, align and promote consistency of approach in legal matters between the internal stakeholders.
    • Take prudent risks within the context of the overall business, and advise and implement solutions to address issues identified.

Requirements

    • Qualified lawyer in the UK or a European jurisdiction.
    • Minimum of 8 years of post qualification experience gained from a reputable law firm as well as working in-house at a reputable organisation.
    • Strong team player and good business sense.
    • Possesses solid legal technical expertise as well as sound business and people judgement sense.
    • Hands on at work and can be independent in managing complex projects.
    • Can develop relevant and creative solutions to meet current and evolving business needs.
    • Excellent legal drafting and interpretation skills.
    • Excellent problem solving, analytical and organisational skills.
    • Sound interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Excellent command of written and spoken English and ideally an additional European language.
Conditions
  • 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