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Web3 Litigation Counsel - APAC

Location: Hong Kong

Litigation Counsel - APAC

Asia / Hong Kong / Taiwan, Taipei
Legal & Compliance – Legal /
Full-time Onsite or Remote
/ Hybrid

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Binance is the leading global blockchain ecosystem and cryptocurrency infrastructure provider whose suite of financial products includes the world’s largest digital-asset exchange.
Our mission is to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.

If you’re looking for a fast-paced, mission-driven organization where opportunities to learn and excel are endless, then Binance is the place for you.

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 4-8 years of experience at a reputable global law firm in a common law jurisdiction in APAC  (Hong Kong law qualification preferred). 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) and commercial transactions essential.
    • Experience with handling disputes for traditional financial institutions and cryptocurrency organisations is highly preferred.
    • Experience with handling regulatory inquiries, requests for information and investigations are a plus.
    • Interest in the cryptocurrency industry and its development.
    • Possesses solid legal technical expertise as well as sound business and people judgment 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, fluency in Mandarin highly preferred to be able to work with regional markets.

Working at Binance
• Be a part of the world’s leading blockchain ecosystem that continues to grow and offers excellent career development opportunities
• Work alongside diverse, world-class talent in an environment where learning and growth opportunities are endless
• Tackle fast-paced, challenging and unique projects
• Work in a truly global organization, with international teams and a flat organizational structure
• Competitive salary and benefits
• Balance life and work with flexible working hours and casual work attire

Learn more about how Binancians embody the organization’s core values, creating a unified culture that enables collaboration, excellence, and growth.

Apply today to be a part of the Web3 revolution!

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