Senior Legal Counsel - North Asia

Asia

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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?

Responsiblities

  • Support North Asia’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 North Asia's legal and compliance programme and ongoing regulatory strategy.

Requirements

  • Qualified attorney either in common wealth or North Asia jurisdiction.
  • In-house experience gained from relevant industries - Financial Services, Fintech or other Technology Corporations are highly preferred.
  • Interactions with the financial regulatory authorities in the region will be advantageous. 
  • 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.
  • Fluent in an Asian language will be a big plus.
  • 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.
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
Job region(s): Asia/Pacific
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