Legal Counsel, Blockchain VC

Amazing in-house legal role within a fast-growing fintech start-up

Your new company
Our client is a fast-growing venture capital start-up funded by one of the world’s leading crypto exchange platforms that participates in large volume of digital asset trading. Due to a key initiative to expand their business, they are seeking a high calibre Legal Counsel to join this dynamic and growing company. This is a unique opportunity for a lawyer to be responsible for providing legal advices on a broad range of investments and corporate matters within the group.

Your new role
  • Reporting to the COO of the Group, you will advise on legal aspects of the business investment projects and new initiatives
  • Handle M&A, and Private Equity related transactions globally
  • Draft, review and negotiate a broad range of contracts, commercial and transaction agreements
  • Correspond and coordinate with external legal counsels in relation to multi-jurisdictional projects
  • Conduct legal research and analysis; identify legal risk that might impact the business and provide strategic solutions to senior management
  • Review and provide legal input on internal policies, processes, and procedures of functional groups
  • Participate in ad hoc assignments designated from time to time

What you'll need to succeed
  • Qualified lawyer in Hong Kong or major common law jurisdictions
  • 5+ years of PQE at top tier international law firm
  • Experience in handling venture capital, private M&A transactions
  • In-house experience working at PE/VC firms in the blockchain industry is highly preferred
  • Strong business acumen and risk management skills
  • A well-organized, highly motivated individual with the ability to multi-task under pressure
  • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Chinese

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact Adrian Lam at +852 2230 7432 or adrian.lam@hays.com.hk for a confidential discussion on your career. #1213813

Summary

Job Type
Permanent
Industry
Legal
Location
HongKong
Specialism
Legal
Ref:
1213813

Talk to a consultant

Talk to Adrian Lam, the specialist consultant managing this position, located in Hong Kong
6604-06,66/F, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, West Kowloon

Telephone: +85222307432