Senior Legal Counsel - Fintech

Singapore Permanent
  • Join a hypergrowth fintech
  • Reporting into Head of Legal & Compliance

About Our Client

Our client is a fast-rising cryptocurrency player owning millions of unique active users through their unique multi-product currency trading platform. Driven by Tier 1 leadership coming from industry and other leading fintechs, our client is hiring a senior legal counsel, to provide regional advisory as they continue their growth journey into multiple international markets.

Job Description

Reporting directly into the Head of Legal & Compliance, who comes with decades of financial services expertise, this role will work hand in hand with them in providing legal advisory to C-Suite and Board of Directors across licensing, tax, banking, M&A, fundraising, risk analysis, litigation assistance, as well as driving drafting and administrative work, inclusive of supporting contract negotiations (drafting, advising, reviewing) across all verticals with vendors, customers, partners, and consultants. You will be a key pillar in ensuring our client's business growth remains in line with regional and local laws and regulations.

The Successful Applicant

You are qualified to practice in Singapore and/or common law jurisdictions, with 8 years or more PQE of legal counsel experience. The ideal candidate will come with a career focus on financial services within banking, capital markets, and/or fintechs. Understanding of crypto will be a great-to-have. As this role will engage on daily basis with the 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 part of our client's hypergrowth journey, you will be a key business partner to our client's management team, working in both a lean team and autonomously as a legal thought leader and advisor. 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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