Senior Litigation 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

    • Assist in handling ongoing litigations and arbitrations in jurisdictions where the business has operations.
    • Manage legal efforts in response to contentious inquiries, including managing pre-litigious and regulatory matters, encountered by the company and internal stakeholders.
    • Take charge of external communication with external counsels and negotiating with the opposition.
    • Provide proactive, in-depth, commercially sensible legal advice to all stakeholders.
    • Support in the development and implementation of legal strategy to reduce the risk of disputes while balancing against the organisation’s overall business strategy.
    • Assist in negotiation of contracts for different business lines in the ecosystem, and support in a variety of risk management projects.
    • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing court, arbitration documents, liaison and settlement agreements.
    • 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.
    • Take prudent risks within the context of the overall business, and advise and implement solutions to address issues identified.
    • Provide administrative support to manage billing, legal contracts, corporate documents and other documentation.
    • General overall support to the legal team.

Requirements

    • Qualified lawyer in dispute resolution with around 8 years of experience at a reputable global law firm in the UK or any other common law jurisdictions, in-house experience a plus.
    • Bachelors or Master of Laws degree from a top law school.
    • Knowledge of financial products (including spot trading, margin trading, futures and options) essential.
    • Experience with handling disputes for traditional financial institutions and cryptocurrency organisations highly preferred.
    • Experience with handling regulatory inquiries, requests for information and investigation a plus.
    • Interest in the cryptocurrency industry and its development.
    • 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 handle risks and manage disputes.
    • Excellent legal drafting and interpretation skills.
    • Excellent command of written and spoken English, fluency in Chinese (Mandarin) is a plus, for communication with various stakeholders in the company.
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