Blockchain.com is the world's leading software platform for digital assets. Offering the largest production blockchain platform in the world, we share the passion to code, create, and ultimately build an open, accessible and fair financial future, one piece of software at a time.

We are looking for an outstanding legal professional to join our fast-growing team as a Senior Counsel, Contracts. You will advise on, negotiate and manage a variety of contractual matters and issues, including the setting-up of a Contracts Management function within the Legal department. If you have experience in a fast-paced environment and are looking for an opportunity to be a member of an innovative legal team in the crypto currency space, this is the perfect opportunity for you!

 

WHAT YOU WILL DO

  • Partner closely with internal teams, including other parts of the Legal department, Risk & Compliance, as well as internal business stakeholders to proactively address and resolve contractual matters in line with the company’s objectives.
  • Review, draft, revise, negotiate and advise on key business contracts for various types of arrangements, including alliances and strategic relationships, product and service integrations, client services, and service provider and vendor arrangements.
  • Support merger and acquisition transactions and other strategic corporate development transactions, including contracts due diligence, document preparation, closing mechanics, and post-closing integration and administration.
  • Help define procedures and practices within Legal to promote efficient workflows and handling of contractual matters, including the signing authority protocol for our various entities and execution processes.
  • Set up a Contracts Management function to drive better and more efficient results across the business and to foster relationships (internally and with a broad range of counterparties).
  • Proactively identify, analyze and mitigate risks.
  • Liaise with external counsel as necessary. 

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED

  • JD/law degree and bar admission in at least one U.S. state or the UK.
  • 8+ years relevant experience; in-house experience strongly preferred.
  • Proven high-performing legal experience in an in-house environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure with diligence, organization, and minimal supervision, and provide practical, business-friendly advice to clients.
  • Strong analytical and strategic thinking skills and excellent judgement; ability to drive issues to a quick resolution that factors in many non-legal variables, such as brand-risk, communications, government relations, tax, insurance, finance and other business units. 
  • Ability to manage a diverse and complex workload while maintaining priorities and proactively anticipating issues, particularly in a fast-paced corporate setting.
  • Ability to anticipate legal issues or risks and to build the processes and systems to proactively address them. 
  • First class interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Track record of proactively building and maintaining productive relationships with business and corporate functional leaders.
  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.

 

COMPENSATION & PERKS

  • Unlimited vacation policy; work hard and take time when you need it.
  • Unlimited books policy; order the technical resources you need or simply pick something up from our company library.
  • Apple equipment.
  • Full-time salary based on experience and meaningful equity in an industry-leading company.

 

APPLICATION

  • LinkedIn profile.
  • Link to personal website and/or blog (if applicable).

 

When you apply to a job on this site, the personal data contained in your application will be collected by one or more of the following subsidiaries of Blockchain Luxembourg S.A (each, a “Controller”):

  • Blockchain Access UK Ltd.
  • Blockchain (GB) Limited 
  • Blockchain (US), Inc.
  • Blockchain (LT), UAB 

You may contact our Data Protection Officer by email at dpo@blockchain.com. Your personal data will be processed for the purposes of managing Controller’s recruitment related activities, which include setting up and conducting interviews and tests for applicants, evaluating and assessing the results thereto, and as is otherwise needed in the recruitment and hiring processes. Such processing is legally permissible under Art. 6(1)(f) of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (General Data Protection Regulation) as necessary for the purposes of the legitimate interests pursued by the Controller, which are the solicitation, evaluation, and selection of applicants for employment.

Your personal data will be shared with Greenhouse Software, Inc., a cloud services provider located in the United States of America and engaged by Controller to help manage its recruitment and hiring process on Controller’s behalf.  Accordingly, if you are located outside of the United States, your personal data will be transferred to the United States once you submit it through this site. Because the European Union Commission has determined that United States data privacy laws do not ensure an adequate level of protection for personal data collected from EU data subjects, the transfer will be subject to appropriate additional safeguards under the standard contractual clauses. 

Your personal data will be retained by Controller as long as Controller determines it is necessary to evaluate your application for employment.  Under the GDPR, you have the right to request access to your personal data, to request that your personal data be rectified or erased, and to request that processing of your personal data be restricted. You also have to right to data portability. In addition, you may lodge a complaint with an EU supervisory authority.

 

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