Corporate Counsel - EMEA

Corporate Counsel - EMEA

Binance

Remote, Europe

We are scouting for a transactional lawyer with regional experience in the EMEA region to look after general corporate matters with a focus in M&A transactions and restructuring.

Responsibilities

  • Drive the development and implementation of group legal strategy and contribute to the development of the organization’s general business strategy;
  • Provide proactive, in-depth, business focused advice and counsel;
  • Manage legal efforts in response to matters encountered by the company and internal stakeholders and provide sound and robust legal advice and support; and taking charge of external communication on legal matters including negotiation with external parties where needs;
  • Assist in transactional activities including M&A, restructuring and even JV in the EMEA jurisdiction;
  • Assist in negotiation of contracts for different business lines in the ecosystem, and support in a variety of transactional and corporate governance initiatives;
  • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing legal documents and provide holistic risk assessment and suggestions to enhance business value while mitigating downside risk across multiple areas of the company;
  • 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;
  • Anticipate and maintain up-to-date knowledge of current laws relevant to your own substantive area to provide strategic advice and foster compliance;
  • Identify legal framework developments, align and promote consistency of approach in legal matters between the internal stakeholders;
  • Take prudent risks within the context of the overall business, and advise and implement solutions to address issues identified.

Requirements

  • Qualified lawyer of a common wealth jurisdiction or in one of Europe's jurisdictions;
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of post qualification experience working in-house at a reputable organisation;
  • Strong team player and good business sense;
  • Ideally trained in a reputable law firm within the corporate practice with a transactional focus, ie M&A/PE/VC;
  • Restructuring and Fund Raising experience is also required;
  • Possesses solid legal technical expertise as well as sound business and people judgement sense;
  • Hands on at work and can be independent in managing complex projects;
  • Can develop relevant and creative solutions to meet current and evolving business needs;
  • Excellent legal drafting and interpretation skills;
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and organisational skills;
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English and ideally in an European language.

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