Litigation Counsel - Latam

Binance



About the job

Binance is the global blockchain company behind the worldโ€™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 3-8 years of experience at a reputable global law firm in any other common law jurisdiction, in-house experience is 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


Working at Binance


  • 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


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