Legal Counsel - Commercial & IP at Binance | Powderkeg

Location: Singapore

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?


  • Contribute meaningfully to the development and implementation of the group’s commercial legal strategy and contribute to the development of the organization’s general business strategy.
  • Provide proactive, in-depth, business focused commercial legal advice and counsel.
  • Manage and be responsible for Binance’s intellectual property matters including all aspects of registration of IP, protection of IP (including IP litigation) and technology and data licensing.
  • Advising on all aspects of commercial legal matters for Binance from M&A, joint ventures, restructurings to day-to-day commercial agreements.
  • Assist in negotiation of contracts for different business lines in the ecosystem, and support in a variety of transactional and corporate governance initiatives.
  • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing legal documents and provide holistic risk assessment and suggestions to enhance business value while mitigating downside risk across multiple areas of the company.
  • Partner with cross-functional and regional teams and provide support on legal matters of varying complexity, sensitivity, and tangibility.
  • Anticipate and maintain up-to-date knowledge of current laws relevant to your own substantive area to provide strategic advice and foster compliance.
  • Identify legal framework developments, align and promote consistency of approach in legal matters between the internal stakeholders.


  • Qualified to practise law in Hong Kong, Singapore or other leading jurisdiction in Asia or other common-law jurisdiction.
  • 4-7 years of relevant legal experience at a global law firm.
  • Additional corporate in-house counsel experience from a significant advantage especially at a fast-paced technology company.
  • Strong team player and good business sense.
  • Has a proven track-record of advising on IP matters and commercial matters.
  • Possesses solid legal technical expertise as well as sound business and people judgment.
  • Hands on at work and can be independent in managing complex projects.
  • Can develop relevant and creative solutions to meet current and evolving business needs.
  • Excellent legal drafting and interpretation skills.
  • Excellent problem solving, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Sound interpersonal and communication 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
    Legal Counsel - Commercial & IP
  • Company
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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