Senior Legal Counsel - Brazil 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?


  • Support Binance’s Brazil efforts in considering, analysing and applying for any legal subjects such as local approvals, authorisations or licenses
  • Drive the development and implementation of group legal strategy and contribute to the development of the organization’s general business strategy
  • Proactively identify legal problems, solutions, and potential support needed to provide more strategic support to local teams
  • Handle regulatory approvals, authorisation and licenses including related analysis and applications
  • 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
  • Support the business teams in the launch and development of new products and services - navigating between the commercial and regulatory worlds
  • Provide legal business partner training and counsel non-legal associates to enable stronger legal acumen across the company
  • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing contracts and agreements and provide holistic risk assessment and suggestions to enhance business value while mitigating downside risk
  • 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
  • Take prudent risks within the context of the overall business, and advise and implement solutions to address issues identified


  • Qualified to practise law in a Brazil jurisdiction
  • Between 6 to 8 years of relevant legal experience at a global law firm, and/or as a corporate counsel at a fast-paced technology company
  • Extensive financial product experience from initiation to launch is ideal
  • Possesses a very strong sense of team spirit and cross-functional collaboration
  • Possesses solid legal technical expertise as well as sound business and people judgement sense
  • 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
  • Excellent command of written and spoke English and Portuguese

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
    Senior Legal Counsel - Brazil
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  • Employment Type
    Full time
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