Junior Legal Counsel

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NEAR Foundation

Remote - Global

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 & 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

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