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Job

Senior Crypto Counsel- Lending

  • Location

    San Francisco

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    180,000--200,000

  • Contact:

    Allison Hill

  • Contact email:

    a.hill@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-03-27

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

We have partnered with a Unicorn Crypto Company looking for a Senior Counsel with Crypto Lending Expertise. They are looking for someone that is excited about cryptocurrency and understand the mechanics for movement. This role requires someone to navigate complex legal requirements in the US and abroad.  This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast growing and global crypto leading fintech! 

Responsibilities: 

  • You’ll refine our legal lending processes.   You will need to be able to quickly assess and recommend refinements to our current product offering and execute on those recommendations.
  • You’ll drive our international lending initiatives.  You will drive regulatory filings, negotiate contracts, and advise business leaders on complex legal issues. Whatever needs to get done, you will be the person pushing this part of the business forward
  • You will shape our staking and governance offerings.   From establishing the commercial relationships necessary to make these offerings a reality to drafting comms with users for these products, you’ll help shape the course of this emerging industry.

Requirements: 

  • You are admitted to the bar in the US and have 7+ years legal experience in handling financial services lending transactions in the US and abroad.
  • You have experience counseling product teams in launching lending products and have a clear understanding of the legal structure and regulatory underpinnings of those products.
  • You are familiar with a variety of financial instruments (e.g., securities, commodities, derivatives), including lending, trading, custodial and non-custodial management of assets, and settlement of those instruments.
  • You have a strong background in digital currency, blockchain technology, and decentralized finance.
  • You are familiar with the global laws and regulations and agencies associated with overseeing lending.

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