Full-Time

Commercial Legal Counsel

Ledger

Ledger

501-1,000 employees

Secure digital asset management and hardware wallets

Hardware

Mid, Senior

London, UK

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Law or non-law degree with GDL/Diploma
  • Current Practicing Certificate (English Qualification)
  • At least 5 years commercial legal experience dealing with Platform as a Service (PaaS) or similar businesses at a global law firm and/or in-house legal department
  • Excellent experience with contract drafting and negotiation in English
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Very rigorous, pragmatic and business oriented
  • Ability to be autonomous and meet deadlines, and organize, prioritize and multitask
  • Creative and practical thinker who can communicate information accurately and completely, while being concise and digestible for non-lawyers
  • Collaborative team player standing ready to help colleagues
  • At ease in a high growth, fast paced and innovative environment
  • Knowledge of the crypto industry is a plus but not required
Responsibilities
  • Be first point of contact for LES and lead the legal support for commercial engagements and assist in the drafting and review of a wide variety of commercial agreements
  • Help the business develop new go-to-market strategies and products and services, and advise on the same
  • Improve existing contract templates and create new ones, working closely with other functions and legal team members
  • Research and advise on relevant laws which could apply to Ledger directly or could otherwise impact LES
  • Define and drive improvements in the management of legal processes and contract documentation flows, approvals, reporting and archiving consistent with internal processes
  • Work closely with other functions to contribute to the development of internal tools and to the improvement of existing processes, guidelines and policies
  • Ensure that KYB and other processes are followed and progress efficiently
  • Advise on disputes and help the broader legal team in improving and creating compliant solutions to resolve complicated business challenges
  • Be flexible and jump in on other topics and help other team members in other areas as the need may arise from time to time

Ledger, a Paris-based global platform for digital assets and Web3, is a leading name in critical digital asset security, with 20% of the world's crypto assets secured through its platform. The company's culture of technical innovation is evident in its diverse product range, including hardware wallets, a companion app, and the world's first secure-minting and first-sale distribution platform, all designed to provide the highest level of security for crypto assets. With a presence in 200 countries, Ledger's industry leadership is demonstrated by its extensive customer base, which includes over 100 financial institutions and brands, and its commitment to user education and empowerment through the Ledger Academy and Quest.

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$577M

Headquarters

Paris, France

Founded

2014

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

-3%

1 year growth

-3%

2 year growth

33%