Who we are

At OKX, we believe the future will be reshaped by technology. Founded in 2017, we are revolutionising world systems through our cutting-edge digital asset exchange, Web3 portal and blockchain ecosystems. We reshape the financial ecosystem by offering some of the most diverse and sophisticated products, solutions, and trading tools on the market. Trusted by more than 50 million users in over 180 countries globally, OKX empowers every individual to explore the world of Web3. With our extensive range of products and services, and unwavering commitment to innovation, OKX envisions a world of financial access backed by blockchain and the power of decentralized finance.
We are innovative in the way we think, work, and in the products we create. We are also socially responsible by actively participating and encouraging employees to take part in various public welfare activities. With more than 3,000 employees around the world, we believe embracing diversity and inclusion will spark the creation of long-term value for the industry. Come and build the future with us now!

About the opportunity

We are looking for a highly intelligent and motivated mid level legal counsel, with an excellent academic record and experience at a top tier Australian firm. You will work directly with the Australian General Counsel and be part of our exceptional Global Legal Team. You will have the opportunity to advise end-to-end on a wide variety of legal issues affecting our Australian business. You will be guiding an industry and technology leader, in one of the world's fastest moving regulatory environments.

What you will be doing

  • Directly supporting the Australian General Counsel to advise the Australian business on industry leading crypto products and technology.
  • Advising and taking ownership on a variety of legal areas, from token analysis, to high-profile marketing, to engagement with regulators.
  • Managing top tier external counsel and subject matter experts to navigate complex legal issues relating to emerging technology and financial products.
  • Working closely with high performing, cross functional teams to achieve ambitious projects. This will range from working closely with an experienced Compliance Team in a highly regulated industry, to working with an international Product Team to advise on novel products and technologies.
  • Contributing to the multi-jurisdictional advice provided by our Global Legal Team.

About You

  • You will need to have a current and unrestricted Australian practising certificate.
  • Previous experience at a top tier Australian firm advising clients in highly regulated industries, or in-house in a highly regulated industry.
  • Track record of high performance: academically; in legal practice; and/or in a role with a related skillset.
  • High integrity, intelligence and work ethic.
  • Friendly demeanour and being an unselfish team player who thrives in a collaborative environment.

Nice to haves

  • Experience in one or more of the following legal areas: financial services; disputes; technology; or a legal area you think will bring relevant experience to the role.
  • Prior experience in a crypto exchange, fintech or other fast moving company.
  • Interest in crypto and/or blockchain technology.

 

OKX is an equal employment opportunity employer, and encourages all people from all diverse backgrounds to apply.

 

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