Attorney at Law (Financial services/FinTech/Cryptocurrency)

Black Pen Recruitment


Are you an experienced attorney with insight into the world of Fintech? Someone who understands crypto and the blockchain space.

Our client, an American-based company is expanding globally by being one of the first movers to bring cryptocurrency to Africa and the Middle East at large. The mission is to make cryptocurrency/blockchain and other FinTech services more accessible, and affordable, than ever before. This dynamic company is looking to hire a Attorney at Law.

Our client’s vision strives to form a committed team of forward-thinkers who collectively create a supportive, welcoming and highly innovative environment for all. Whilst driving business through technology.

Job Type: Full-Time | Remote

Requirements

The ideal candidate is someone who has:

  • Law degree from a recognized institution. Strong preference for an LLM
  • Member of the Cameroon Bar Association
  • At least 6 years post call with 3 years of relevant experience in fin-tech or financial services
  • Considerable knowledge in OHADA business laws
  • Fluency in English and French
  • Legal experience in international matters required
  • Ability to explain and deliver technical solutions in a practical way
  • Ability to manage simultaneously multiple projects involving various stakeholders and to deliver results within deadlines
  • Ability to define problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Experience in, and passion for, fintech, payments and, anti-money laundering
  • Familiarity with financial infrastructure, cybersecurity, and data privacy issues a plus
  • Excellent communication (oral and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong skills in analysis, problem solving and resolving disputes
  • Flexibility and effective team skills
  • Ability to assess issues and clearly articulate solutions that achieve strategic and operational objectives
  • Ability to prepare memoranda, contracts and other legal documents that are clear and comprehensible
  • Able to represent our client before external constituencies in a way that reflects well on the organisation
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
READ:   Business Development Manager

Responsibilities

  • Provide support and legal advice to our client in meeting the legal needs of the organization spanning a variety of areas (including contracts, taxation, intellectual property, regulation, employment, and other matters)
  • Offer legal guidance and advice for maintaining legal presence in several African jurisdictions most importantly, within the Francophone African countries, including local registration, corporate governance and regulatory requirements, and analyzing legal issues affecting company operations
  • Ensure intercompany agreements are maintained in place
  • Advise on applicable laws, rulings, and regulations of local, national and international laws
  • Oversee and manage company’s dispute resolution portfolio
  • Prepare, review and negotiate contracts, agreements, and other legal documents
  • Facilitate corporate governance for our client and liaise with the Director of Legal Services, including facilitating shareholder and board meetings and review applicable minutes and resolutions
  • Oversee compliance with contracts, policies and standards
  • Select and colaborate with external counsel, as needed

All CV’s to be submitted in English. If this sounds like the perfect job opportunity then apply today!

  • Seniority level


    Mid-Senior level

  • Employment type


    Full-time

  • Job function


    Legal

  • Industries


    Financial Services


Gaborone, South-East, Botswana


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