Senior Legal Counsel

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Job Description

Founded in 2013, Bitcoin Suisse Ltd is the Swiss crypto-finance and technology pioneer and market leader. As an enabler for the crypto and blockchain ecosystem in Switzerland, Bitcoin Suisse has been a driving force in the development of the 'Crypto Valley' and the 'Crypto Nation Switzerland'. The crypto-financial services provider offers brokerage, custody, lending, staking, payment solutions and other crypto-related services for private and institutional clients. As a member of the self-regulatory organization Financial Services Standards Association (VQF), Bitcoin Suisse is a financial intermediary subject to Swiss AML/CFT regulations. Bitcoin Suisse consists of several companies under the parent company BTCS Holding Ltd. The company is headquartered in Zug and has built a team of over 300 highly qualified experts in Switzerland and Europe. |

For our Legal Department, we are looking for a

Senior Legal Counsel

What you can expect from working with us

  • Advising on legal and regulatory aspects related to the provision of crypto financial services
  • Providing end-to-end counseling for our products and services, including drafting and negotiating contracts 
  • Identifying and mapping complex legal and regulatory questions on blockchain technology and providing strategic direction on products and services 
  • Mentoring of Legal Team members and encouraging collaboration between the different divisions and departments  
  • Supporting the international development of the Bitcoin Suisse group entity structure

What we expect from you

  • Minimum Master’s degree in law from a Swiss University or similar educational background
  • Admission to the bar, postgraduate studies (LL.M) or doctorate is desirable
  • Several years of experience as a legal counsel in a FINMA supervised company, a law firm, a crypto startup- and/or a big four company
  • Solid and profound experience in Swiss financial market regulations  as well as private and corporate law, “crypto law” experience is a plus 
  • Able to work under pressure, independently and in a dynamic environment
  • Entrepreneurial, adaptive, critical and outside the box thinking and appreciation of an open feedback-culture
  • Proactively facing the challenges of the distributed-ledger and blockchain technology and eager to find consistent legal and regulatory solutions
  • Able to set priorities in a constantly changing business environment and working within a defined timeline
  • Fluent in German and English, any other language is a plus 

Are you looking for an exciting and challenging job in a dynamic and international environment where you will play a very important role in the success of the company? And is the opportunity to work with leading organizations within the space of crypto finance as well as the opportunity to shape your role and tasks driven by your interests appealing to you?

Please note that for this position only direct applications with a valid working permit for Switzerland will be considered. 

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