Junior Legal Counsel (PH)
Taguig, National Capital Region /
Legal, and Governance, Risk, and Compliance – Legal /
Join the leading Crypto Brand in the Philippines!
Who we are
We are one of the earliest and largest crypto platforms in Southeast Asia offering exchange and wallet services to our users. Our product lineup also includes electronic payment service and e-wallet. Through our wallet, users can send money to anyone, pay for bills, shop online at over 100,000 merchants, receive money transfers from 200+ countries even without a bank account, and of course view and purchase cryptocurrencies.
What you'll do
- Provide clear and actionable counsel to the business on risk management, finance, corporate governance and reporting, data protection, anti-money laundering and other functional and operational units.
- Provide practical advice on legal issues and risks in a risk-tolerant, but compliance-oriented environment, including the impact on the company’s long-term strategy for business.
- Provide innovative legal solutions for complex projects involving new technologies to support commercial objectives including the analysis and advice on new regulatory guidance in the fintech industry.
- Draft, review, and negotiate a range of commercial contracts, such as but not limited to vendor contracts and investment agreements.
- Serve as part of a multi-jurisdiction legal team.
- Assist in guiding and driving licensing efforts and eliminating regulatory and operational blockers by collaborating with cross-functional teams internally and engaging with local regulators.
- Assist in drafting/maintaining board resolutions.
- Assist in monitoring and completion of all statutory/regulatory reporting and compliance requirements;
- Other responsibilities not listed here but reasonably assumed to be a function of the Junior Legal Counsel’s position/role.
What we expect from you
- Minimum 3 -5 years of post-qualification experience in general corporate law, contracts, labor laws and regulatory compliance (e.g. BSP, SEC, BIR, LGU).
- Familiarity with, and a working knowledge of, key government organizations such as BSP, SEC, BIR, and LGUs will be essential.
- Experience with the role of company secretary or secretary to a board or other governance bodies will be valuable, but not essential.
- Excellent judgment, analytical rigor, clear communication, and business pragmatism.
- A good team player, agile, and can adapt to a fast-paced, high-intensity environment.
- Motivated self-starter with a passion for payments and cryptocurrency and requires minimal supervision.
- Fluency in English with outstanding writing and communication skills.