Legal Counsel 100% (m/f)

England Permanent
  • Join a rapidly growing company in the fintech sector
  • Work in an international setting with a highly competent and dynamic team

About Our Client

Our client is a successful international data and services company in the Crypto Industry deploying advanced software analytics solutions - with a focus on cryptocurrencies and blockchain data. To strengthen their Legal division, we are looking for an ambitioned and qualified Legal Counsel. Their offices are located in Zug with a strong and wide international client base and they are looking to strongly expand their International business.

Job Description

You will take on a challenging role as a Legal Counsel for the company's international business with responsibility for all legal, tax and regulatory matters including corporate governance. You will have the opportunity to provide input and advise on a broad range of new products and business initiatives, supervisory, and governance structures with a focus on cryptocurrencies and blockchain data, transactions, and business strategy projects. Your tasks will include, but not be limited to

  • Preparing and negotiating of the relevant agreements and internal directives under Swiss, European and common law jurisdictions;
  • Supporting tax structuring;
  • Advising on the legal and governance framework for the business units within a regulated environment (FINMA etc.);
  • Support in ad-hoc clarifications and special projects;
  • Execution of internal controls in the legal areas;
  • The possibility to closely and directly interact with senior management functions;
  • An exciting challenge within a highly motivated team in a dynamic and evolving environment working with a welcoming international team of experienced and professional experts.

The Successful Applicant

  • Law degree; bar admission or further qualification (in particular LLM) are considered an advantage;
  • 7 - 10 years of proven experience as a lawyer;
  • Knowledge of the scope and concept of the current legal, tax and regulatory developments;
  • You are well organized, have very good analytical and coordination skills, and are able to adhere to tight deadlines;
  • You are capable of balancing multiple complex situations in order to deliver on time with a high level of integrity, sense of urgency, attention to detail, and quality standards;
  • You have a structured, dedicated way of working, are motivated to initiate and drive projects and matters forward to resolution, and are able to work autonomously whilst remaining collaborative;
  • Your English is business proficient;
  • Strong analytical and conceptual skills, which help you to quickly identify client needs and legal / regulatory risks and develop solutions;
  • Quick perception, proactivity and precise working methods;
  • A high degree of motivation, assertiveness and independence;
  • Good communication skills and enjoy working as part of a team to achieve common goals.

What's on Offer

You believe you have the right skillset for this challenging opportunity based in Zug? Please reach out to us for a conversation.

Fabian Buesser
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Phone number
Tel : +41 (0)22 544 19 01

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Fabian Buesser
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Tel : +41 (0)22 544 19 01
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