Associate General Counsel EMEA

Job at Fireblocks



Full time

Founded in 2018 and already valued at over $8 billion, Fireblocks is a SaaS platform that helps companies to create innovative products on the blockchain and manage day-to-day crypto operations. Fireblocks is 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, to securely scale digital asset operations through the Fireblocks Network and MPC-based wallet infrastructure. We have offices in New York, London, Tel Aviv, and Singapore, and we are continuing to expand our teams to reach new customers globally.

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 London 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.

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 
  • 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. 

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. 

Company: Fireblocks

Skills: legal blockchain crypto

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