Corporate Counsel - APAC

binance
binance
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asiaremotejobs.com  Remote (Asia | APAC Time Zone Permitted)

Job Type : Full-Time
Experience : 3 to 5 years
Education : Bachelor Degree

Job Detail
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?

We are scouting for a transactional lawyer with regional experience in the APAC region to look after general corporate matters with a focus in M&A transactions and restructuring.

Responsibilities
  • Drive the development and implementation of group legal strategy and contribute to the development of the organization’s general business strategy. Provide proactive, in-depth, business focused advice and counsel.
  • Manage legal efforts in response to matters encountered by the company and internal stakeholders and provide sound and robust legal advice and support; and taking charge of external communication on legal matters including negotiation with external parties where needs.
  • Assist in transactional activities including M&A, restructuring and even JV in the APAC jurisdiction.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 lawyer of a common wealth jurisdiction or in one of Asia's jurisdictions.
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of post qualification experience working in-house at a reputable organisation.
  • Strong team player and good business sense.
  • Ideally trained in a reputable law firm within the corporate practice with a transactional focus, ie M&A/PE/VC
  • Restructuring and Fund Raising experience is also required
  • 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 organisational skills.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and ideally in an Asian language.
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
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