Junior Legal Counsel

at NEAR Foundation

377 d. ago
About the Job

NEAR Foundation is looking for a Junior Legal Counsel to join our globally distributed team. In this role, you will be working directly with the Head of Legal to support and own complex matters. You will * Provide accurate, relevant and timely legal advice to the organization on a variety of legal topics * Support legal matters and assist in bringing them to a successful conclusion, including, day-to-day contractual reviews, negotiations, and drafting * Preparation and management of contract template database and internal policies and procedures * Data protection compliance and HR/employment law matters * Monitor relevant developments in law and regulation, and provide insight to inform NF’s approach to its own policies and processes You have * Qualified lawyer/solicitor in EU jurisdiction, UK, US or Singapore * 2+ years of work experience as in-house legal counsel to start-ups or at a reputable law firm. Experience of international/cross-border work is strongly preferred * Knowledge of legal/regulatory issues around Web3 or interest in developing expertise in blockchains and decentralized technologies * Excellent project management and communication skills * Keen detail-orientation and resourcefulness with excellent follow-through skills * Multi-tasking ability and the resilience to be comfortable with high levels of uncertainty and ambiguity