Michael Page Switzerland

Legal Counsel 100 % (f/m)

Published: 25 mai 2022 | Employee | 100%

Our client is a leading algorithmic trading firm (crypto) with fully automated operations, providing
deep liquidity to the digital asset markets. They are one of the dominant players in the
space, ranking at the top of CEX and expanding rapidly on DEX.

Legal Counsel 100 % (f/m)

Our client is a leading algorithmic trading firm with fully automated operations, providing
deep liquidity to the digital asset markets. They are one of the dominant players in the
space, ranking at the top of CEX and expanding rapidly on DEX.
To keep the leading position in this fast-moving space they rely on their bright and creative
minds. Their flat organisation structure and cutting-edge technology enables them to execute new opportunities and ideas fast, while instant feedback from the markets allows them to constantly improve and push boundaries. Initiative and creativity are highly valued, and their highest priority is to facilitate you to shape your own future, and with that the future of the company.
As one of the early movers they are committed to crypto native culture and the vibrant
energy from the space, where in addition to dedication and high quality work there is also
room to enjoy. Next to regular social activities outside of work, they have bars, game rooms,
a massage therapist, gym/subscriptions and other awesome facilities to create a
comfortable and fun working environment.
Their solid foundation enables them to transform to a full-service Web 3.0 financial technology firm. Offering a variety of services to support token projects, protocol research and overall community development for efficient crypto markets by leveraging their current unique position in the market as well as their almost 10 years of experience in digital asset markets.

Description

Due to the growth of the organization, they are looking for a Legal Counsel who will work
directly with their General Counsel in the head-office in Zug to advise on legal issues relating
to the Group and its governance. This may also include supporting the opening of new
offices, assisting with the development of new products and advising on regulations. You
will also act as the Corporate Secretary of the Group. It concerns a new role, to which you
can give your own interpretation and in which you can further develop yourself. You will
support the General Counsel and the board in all legal matters.
Your activities will include:

  • Ensuring the Group's corporate governance is compliant with all regulations and up to date, including the corporate secretariat in Zug
  • Preparing, reviewing and negotiating corporate documentation and contracts and other legal documents;
  • Supporting the organization's awareness and policies on industry-specific issues, corporate governance and regulatory affairs
  • Keeping the document management database up to date;
  • Tracking the developments of relevant laws and regulations;
  • Providing support and organizing meetings for the boards and preparing the relevant documentation.


Profile

  • You are passionate and knowledgeable about Swiss and international corporate and financial legal matters.
  • You have a Master's degree in law, preferably in Swiss corporate law.
  • You have 4 to 6 years of relevant experience, preferably in a well-known law firm.
  • You are hands-on and a self-starter, and have the ability to identify issues and resolve problems.
  • You are flexible and open-minded
  • You are fluent in English, German is a big asset.
  • You have the ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Job Offer

  • Excellent remuneration (including discretionary bonus)
  • Fun and inspiring work environment
  • Experienced and knowledgeable colleagues
  • 25 vacation days
  • Additional: going out for dinner regularly, Friday afternoon drinks, yearly office trips
  • and an excellent free lunch.