Associate General Counsel

Germany
Full time
Remote
Compensation is not specified
Role
Attorney
Description

Who We Are

OKX is transforming global systems through cutting-edge digital asset exchange, Web3 portal, and blockchain ecosystems. With a focus on creating a fairer, transparent, and accessible society using blockchain technology, OKX boasts over 50 million users across 180+ countries and is supported by a team of 3000+ employees. Backed by Proof of Reserves, OKX is dedicated to driving positive change and is a proud supporter of the Arts and Sports.

About the Team

The Legal team at OKX provides crucial legal advice and guidance company-wide, supporting business growth and collaboration across various areas and regions. Comprising a high-functioning and collaborative group of lawyers, the team operates in a fast-paced environment at the forefront of the industry.

About the Opportunity

This role is pivotal at one of the fastest-growing global cryptocurrency exchanges. Reporting to the European Deputy General Counsel in Dublin, the Associate General Counsel will collaborate with internal stakeholders and business teams to provide legal counsel within a diverse and global organization. The ideal candidate possesses strong interpersonal and decision-making skills, a collaborative mindset, and preferably, experience in the cryptocurrency and fintech sector.

We offer a competitive salary, bonus structure, benefits package, and the opportunity to work in a cutting-edge industry that is shaping the future of financial services.

Responsibilities

  • Assist in licensing processes across targeted jurisdictions and liaise with the Global Licensing Team.
  • Oversee external legal counsel.
  • Conduct legal research on global laws impacting the crypto industry.
  • Provide legal and regulatory guidance on regional business strategies.
  • Collaborate with teams to achieve company objectives through draft applications and materials.
  • Support in civil or regulatory litigation matters and manage outside counsel as required.
  • Address legal requests from various business areas and offer strategic legal advice to business leaders.

Requirements

  • Membership with the Law Society of Ireland, a US state bar (CA or NY preferred), or equivalent.
  • 5+ years of legal experience in a top-tier law firm or in-house within financial services or other regulated sectors.
  • Strong interest in blockchain technology and knowledge of relevant legal regulations.
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced, multicultural setting.
  • Dedication to building rapport and advising business teams effectively.
  • Demonstrated capability to navigate legal complexities.
  • Proactive, detail-oriented self-starter with project management skills.

Nice to Haves

  • Experience in cross-jurisdictional matters and working with global legal teams.
  • Regulatory expertise in the financial services sector.

Perks & Benefits

  • Competitive compensation package.
  • Learning & Development programs, education subsidies for growth.
  • Team-building activities and company events.
  • Wellness and meal allowances.
  • Comprehensive healthcare coverage for employees and dependents.
Skills Required
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OKX
Company size
Not specified
Location
United States
Description
OKX is a world-leading digital asset exchange, providing advanced financial services to traders worldwide leveraging blockchain technology. Our platform offers spot & derivatives trading helping traders optimize their strategy. It provides a safe, reliable and stable environment for digital assets trading via web interface and mobile app by adopting GSLB, and distributed server clusters. We believe blockchain technology will eliminate barriers to transactions, increase the efficiency of transactions across society, and eventually have a significant impact on the global economy. We strive to achieve something that changes the world and never stop to innovate and improve on our customer experience.

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