Senior Legal Counsel - Mexico

Mexico, Mexico City

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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?

Responsibilities

  • Support Binance’s Mexico efforts in considering, analysing and applying for any legal subjects such as local approvals, authorisations or licenses
  • Drive the development and implementation of group legal strategy and contribute to the development of the organization’s general business strategy
  • Proactively identify legal problems, solutions, and potential support needed to provide more strategic support to local teams
  • Handle regulatory approvals, authorisation and licenses including related analysis and applications
  • 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
  • Support the business teams in the launch and development of new products and services - navigating between the commercial and regulatory worlds
  • Provide legal business partner training and counsel non-legal associates to enable stronger legal acumen across the company
  • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing contracts and agreements and provide holistic risk assessment and suggestions to enhance business value while mitigating downside risk
  • 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 to practise law in a Mexico jurisdiction
  • At least 5 years of relevant legal experience at a global law firm, and/or as a corporate counsel at a fast-paced technology company
  • Extensive financial product experience from initiation to launch is ideal
  • Possesses a very strong sense of team spirit and cross-functional collaboration
  • 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 organizational skills
  • Excellent command of written and spoke English and Portuguese
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): North America
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