Disputes Legal Counsel - LatAm at Binance | Powderkeg

Location: Brazil, Sao Paulo

Employment Type: Full-time Onsite or Remote

Team: Legal

Binance is the global blockchain company behind the world’s largest digital asset exchange by trading volume and users, serving a greater mission to accelerate cryptocurrency adoption and increase the freedom of money.

Are you looking to be a part of the most influential company in the blockchain industry and contribute to the crypto-currency revolution that is changing the world?


  • Assist in handling ongoing litigation and arbitrations in jurisdictions where the business has operations, with a primary focus in Brasil.
  • Manage legal efforts in response to contentious inquiries encountered by the company and internal stakeholders. Take charge of external communication with external counsel and negotiations with opposing counsel.
  • Provide proactive, in-depth, commercially practical legal advice to all stakeholders.
  • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing court, arbitration documents, liaison and settlement agreements.
  • Partner with cross-functional and regional teams and provide support on complex legal matters.
  • Provide legal business partner training and counsel non-legal associates to enable stronger legal acumen across the company.
  • Provide administrative support to manage billing, legal contracts, corporate documents and other documentation. General overall support to the legal team.


  • A qualified lawyer in litigation/dispute resolution with 8-10 years of experience at a reputable global law firm, in-house experience a plus.
  • Qualified to practice law in LatAm
  • Experience with motions practice in federal and state court.
  • Knowledge of financial products (including spot trading, margin trading, futures and options) is essential.
  • Experience with handling disputes for traditional financial institutions and cryptocurrency organisations is highly preferred
  • Experience with white-collar and/or securities is highly preferred.
  • Experience with investigations is a plus.
  • Interested in the cryptocurrency industry and its development.
  • Possesses solid legal technical expertise as well as sound business and people judgment sense.
  • Hands-on at work and can be independent in managing complex projects.
  • Can develop relevant and creative solutions to handle risks and manage disputes.
  • Excellent legal drafting and interpretation skills.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English

Working at Binance

• Do something meaningful; Be a part of the future of finance technology and the no.1 company in the industry

• Fast moving, challenging and unique business problems

• International work environment and flat organisation

• Great career development opportunities in a growing company

• Possibility for relocation and international transfers mid-career

• Competitive salary

• Flexible working hours, Casual work attire

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Disputes Legal Counsel - LatAm
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  • Employment Type
    Full time
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