Corporate Counsel
Posted on 7/7/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Largest cryptocurrency exchange
Company Overview
Binance is committed to furthering the freedom of money; its products, services, and internal processes all have freedom baked in them. Binance seeks to empower other organizations through open platforms and infrastructure that support them in building great products.
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Business Strategy
Legal & Compliance
  • Qualified lawyer in an English, Commonwealth, US or European jurisdiction
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of post qualification experience working in-house at a well-established corporate or investment fund or a reputable law firm
  • 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 experience is also helpful
  • Possesses strong legal technical expertise as well as exceptional business acumen and people skills
  • Hands on at work and can be independent in managing complex projects whilst still working as part of a team
  • Ability to come up with and execute creative solutions to meet current and evolving business needs
  • Excellent legal drafting and interpretation skills
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and organisational skills
  • 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 execution
  • Manage and assist with legal response to corporate and wider matters encountered by the company and internal stakeholders and provide sound and robust legal advice and support; and leading external communication on legal matters including negotiation with external parties
  • Assist in transactional activities including M&A, majority and minority investments and joint ventures as well as restructurings globally
  • Lead, advise and support a wide variety of transactional, reorganisation and governance initiatives
  • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing legal documents and providing 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 training and counsel non-legal colleagues to enable promote greater awareness and risk management across the company
  • Anticipate and maintain up-to-date knowledge of current laws
  • 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