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Associate General Counsel, APAC

Singapore · Full-time

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Associate General Counsel, APAC 

Looking for an industry-leading, secure digital asset platform experiencing hyper-growth valued at $8 billion? Welcome to Fireblocks! 

Here’s the bit about us:

Fireblocks is an enterprise-grade platform delivering a secure infrastructure for moving, storing, and issuing digital assets & cryptocurrencies. Here at Fireblocks, we enable financial institutions to securely build, run and scale digital asset operations through the Fireblocks Network and MPC-based Wallet Infrastructure. Digital assets are protected from cyber-attacks, internal collusion, and human error using next-generation multi-layer technology. Fireblocks is the only platform that provides insurance for digital assets in storage, transfer, and E&O.

As of May 2022, we serve over 1300 institutional customers, have secured the transfer of over $3 trillion in digital assets and are the highest valued digital asset infrastructure company in the world, with a valuation of $8 billion and over $1 billion raised.

Our mission is simple: Enable every business to easily and securely support digital assets & cryptocurrencies. Come join us as we Secure. Simplify. Scale

Here’s the bit about the opportunity:

Fireblocks is seeking a talented, highly motivated, and flexible Commercial Counsel to lead the evolution and management of a strategic function. You will lead the legal support for the sales organization,  and will work on various strategic commercial transactions in support of our software-as-a-service offerings. You will be drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts with the leading financial institutions of the world. You will also advise on the various legal risks, business strategies, and other product and regulatory issues related to Fireblocks general operations. You will be responsible for providing advice and cross-functional support across commercial product development, marketing, sales and data strategy, all within Fireblocks range product offerings.  

 

This role is based in Singapore and reports directly to the General Counsel of Privacy and Business Affairs. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter, an efficient multi-tasker with an adaptable approach to problem solving. You will work with business partners in a dynamic and fast-paced environment driving meaningful impact. You should be comfortable working in a technical, software development environment alongside product, engineering, finance, sales and marketing professionals.

You’ll be:

  • Focused on some of our largest commercial transactions in support of our SaaS services.
  • Taking the lead in drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts, including strategic license agreements and services agreements with global financial institutions.
  • Advising clients on the various legal risks, business strategies, and other product and regulatory issues related to commercial transactions and general operations.
  • Developing processes to better serve the work between legal and the sales organization. 
  • Creating  templates and advising on implementation. 
  • Consulting with the executive team on specific legal topics, the product team on new features and the people team on HR related matters.
  • Learning new technologies, products and practice areas without much precedence.


Requirements

You’ll bring:

  • Experience of working within a technology  company, preferably with a SaaS or Software offering.  
  • J.D. or LL.B accredited from a law school with active membership in good standing with the Law Society of Singapore or international equivalent
  • Experience at a top tier law firm and/or in-house experience with Internet or technology companies and/or SaaS company, preferred, and/or at a law firm
  • Experience as a team player who enjoys partnering with cross-functional teams to solve issues and work collaboratively to generate consensus across diverse points of view
  • Experience negotiating complex technology transactions on a global basis
  • Fastidious attention to detail in both oral and written communications

We’d love for you to have financial services, fintech, blockchain, cybersecurity or crypto industry experience but it is not a requirement. We have a comprehensive onboarding and training program for all new employees. 

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