In-House Legal Counsel (Common Law) – Remote, Part-time

We are looking for an in-house legal counsel to support KYC-Chain.com and Selfkey.org with drafting and reviewing contracts and agreements as well as advise on various business related legal matters.

Job description

  • Providing accurate, relevant, and timely advice on a variety of legal topics that relate to the business sector and our products or services.
  • Drafting, reviewing, and negotiating various commercial contracts and agreements.
  • Managing and mitigating legal risks by designing and implementing company policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance with all laws and regulations that apply to the business.
  • Promoting legal, compliance and risk management best practice throughout the company.
  • Communicating with and managing any third-party bodies such as external counsel or auditors.
  • Designing and delivering legal training to the business.
  • Staying up-to-date with changes to legislation, particularly in relation to laws, rules and regulations that directly affect your business and specific industry.
  • Liaising with senior members of staff.

 

Requirements

  • Sound understanding and knowledge of commercial and corporate law
  • 3-7 years of experience in Common Law practice as commercial lawyer
  • Commercially minded
  • Good understanding of crypto laws and regulations and their impact (experience working in crypto space is a big plus)
  • The ability to communicate complex legal issues and risks in terms that non-legal colleagues can understand
  • Excellent communication, negotiating and drafting skills
  • The ability to work and make decisions with incomplete information available
  • The ability to work in a highly autonomous role

 

Location & Schedule

  • Ideally located in Asia or Eastern Europe in order to overlap with our teams
  • Part time, flexible schedule
  • Require overlap with our teams in Asia and Europe for coordination and weekly calls

 

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