Head of Legal - Global Fintech

Singapore Permanent
  • Join a leading Crypto fintech
  • Work within a dynamic, fast paced environment

About Our Client

Our client is a leading cryptocurrency player, already owning millions of unique active users driving multi-product currency trading on their platform. Driven by Tier 1 leadership coming from the industry and other leading fintechs, our client is looking to onboard a Head of Legal to drive advisory and thought leadership globally.

Job Description

This role will be a key pillar in providing legal advisory across licensing, tax, banking, M&A, fundraising, risk analysis, and litigation assistance, setting up KYC programs internationally and ensuring expansion plans are in line with local market governmental regulations. You will be working directly with the Board of Directors and Csuite (located in their China and Singapore HQ offices) in providing legal advisory across the above mentioned areas. In parallel, this role will oversee (and grow a team as need be) of legal counsels as our client continues their expansion plans globally.

The Successful Applicant

You are called to the Singapore Bar, coming with 7 years or more PQE of legal advisory experience, coming with a background of private practice and inhouse experience within financial services firms and/or fintech. A strong understanding of the cryptocurrency space is highly adventageous for this position, as this role will directly advise company leadership on global, regional, and local crypto regulations. In turn, as this role will engage on daily basis with leadership team across verticals and markets, the ideal candidate is a strong communicator, possessing excellent interpersonal skills to partner with a diverse group of stakeholders across the region.

What's on Offer

As a the leader in the organisation, you will be a key business partner to our client's management team, taking full ownership as our client's legal thought and execution leader. The ideal candidate will be able to hit the ground running fast, able to work in a fast-paced, tech-centric firm, ensuring our client is prepared and successful in navigating complex legal processes within the financial services and crypto space.

Valerian Anderouard (Lic No: R1761736)
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