Employment Lawyer at Binance | Powderkeg

Location: France, Paris

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?


  • Providing legal advice and assistance to the HR team and stakeholders in handling all personnel related matters whether contentious and non-contentious - this includes employee disputes, grievances, disciplinary and performance issues, processes, restructuring and redundancy matters.
  • Advising on the investigation and management of employee misconduct cases.
  • Designing and implementing personnel related policies and processes.
  • Drafting, maintaining and reviewing employment-related documents.
  • Liaising and managing external counsel whenever required.
  • Monitoring and advising on employment law developments and their impact on the business.
  • Coordinating/delivering training for Human Resources on employment law issues.
  • Provide proactive, in-depth, commercially sensible legal advice to all stakeholders.
  • Support in the development and implementation of legal strategy to reduce risk while balancing against the organisation’s overall business strategy. Partner with cross-functional and regional teams and provide support on legal matters of varying complexity, sensitivity, and tangibility.
  • Provide legal business partner training and counsel non-legal associates to enable stronger legal acumen across the company.
  • Take prudent risks within the context of the overall business, and advise and implement solutions to address issues identified.
  • Provide administrative support to manage billing, legal contracts, corporate documents and other documentation.
  • General overall support to the legal team.


  • Qualified lawyer in employment with 3-6 years of experience at a reputable global law firm and/or large multinational organisation including contentious and non-contentious experience.
  • Familiarity with and experience in advising on employment law matters across multiple jurisdictions.
  • Demonstrable commercial and legal judgment (including the ability to assess risk and advise accordingly).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build and maintain relationships with colleagues worldwide.
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to execute on multiple tasks and prioritise appropriately.
  • Interest in the cryptocurrency industry and its development.
  • Bachelors or Master of Laws degree from a top law school.
  • Strong team player and good business 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 problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication skills.

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
    Employment Lawyer
  • Company
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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