General Counsel - Crypto / Web 3 Leader

Blockchain 121



About the job

Well known cutting edge Blockchain protocol, is looking for a General Counsel with strong Web 3 / Blockchain expertise to oversee and execute on all legal aspects of the organization.


----- Please only apply if you have extensive Crypto/Web 3 experience. We can only consider applicants with deep and proven understanding of the unique legal challenges facing the cryptocurrency and wider blockchain sector -----


Responsibilities:

● Leading the legal team

● Providing accurate, relevant and timely legal advice to the organization on a variety of legal topics

● Negotiating, drafting and reviewing a wide variety of legal contracts

● Monitoring applicable laws, regulations, and policies and ensuring compliance

● Rendering cross-team support on all legal matters

● Facilitating efficient corporate legal housekeeping

● Proactively developing new legal initiatives to advance the interests of the ecosystem

● Crafting and reviewing legal strategy pertaining to the organization

● Liaising, building and maintaining relationships with external counsel, accountants, and other professionals

● Collaborative engaging with the legal counsel of strategic partners


Requirements:

● Law degree from a well-regarded university with a common law curriculum (J.D. preferred)

● 5+ years of work experience as in-house legal counsel to start-ups or at a reputable law firm

● Demonstrated corporate, commercial, and regulatory legal experience

● Deep and proven understanding of the unique legal challenges facing the cryptocurrency and wider blockchain sector

● Strong communication skills

● Excellent project management and leadership skills

● Keen detail-orientation and resourcefulness with excellent follow-through skills

● Multi-tasking ability and the resilience to be comfortable with high levels of uncertainty and ambiguity

● Ability to speak at the board level and engage meaningfully with software development teams to craft solutions at all levels

● Understanding of multinational legal operations



Very competitive package and token allocation, with that of other major ventured backed blockchain projects.


This is a very highly regarded fast growing project in Web 3, if you have the necessary skills and experience please apply asap.


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