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Senior Legal Counsel, EMEA

The world of digital assets is accelerating in speed, magnitude, and complexity, opening the door to new ways for leveraging the blockchain. Fireblocks’ platform and network provide the simplest and most secure way for companies to work with digital assets and it trusted by some of the largest financial institutions, banks, globally-recognized brands, and Web3 companies in the world, including BNY Mellon, BNP Paribas, ANZ Bank, Revolut, and thousands more. 

Looking for an industry-leading, secure digital asset platform experiencing hypergrowth 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 January 2024, we serve over 1800 institutional customers, have secured the transfer of over $4 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 lawyer to work collaboratively with our sales and product organisations. You will provide legal support for the sales organisation, drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts in support of our software-as-a-service offerings. You will also provide advice and support to our product team as they develop new product features and functionality to be commercialised. In this role, you will advise on the various legal risks, business strategies, and other product and regulatory issues related to Fireblocks' general operations and its range of offerings.   

This role is based in London and reports directly to the Associate General Counsel, EMEA. The ideal candidate should be a self-starter and an efficient multi-tasker with an adaptable approach to problem-solving. You will work with business partners in a dynamic, 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 supporting our SaaS services.
  • Taking the lead in drafting and negotiating a wide variety of contracts, including strategic license agreements and services agreements.
  • Collaborate with the product and engineering teams to deliver pragmatic guidance as part of the overall product design and business roadmap.
  • Advising clients on the various legal risks, business strategies, and other product and regulatory issues related to commercial transactions and product development.
  • Developing processes to enable collaboration between the legal and product teams. 
  • Creating templates and advising on implementation. 
  • Learning new technologies, products and practice areas without much precedence.

You’ll bring:

  • Experience working at a technology company, preferably with a SaaS or software offering and/or at a top-tier law firm within a technology practice 
  • Background in financial services, fintech, blockchain, cybersecurity, or crypto industry
  • 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 we have a comprehensive onboarding and training program for all new employees. 

Fireblocks' mission is to enable every business to easily and securely access digital assets and cryptocurrencies. In order to do that, we strongly believe our workforce should be as diverse as our clients, and this is why we embrace diversity and inclusion in all its forms. 

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