Legal Counsel

Company Snapshot

Weybridge is a team of quantitative traders, researchers, economists, and engineers working in traditional financial markets, cryptocurrency markets, and blockchain technology. We develop sophisticated blockchain systems, analytics, signals, trading strategies, and economic models that drive our business. Our team applies the latest, most advanced concepts to analyse financial crypto markets and blockchain systems’ economies using data science analytics, machine learning, and modeling methods to help solve very complex challenges in investment, technology, economics, and venture capital.

Weybridge is looking for a Legal Counsel for our Venture Capital’s Accelerator division. Through its venture arm and accelerator, Weybridge makes strategic investments in companies applying blockchain technology in unique and novel ways to disrupt existing industries in gaming, music, fashion, sport, and others. The Accelerator division helps incubate and accelerate these companies, grow and optimize their execution by leveraging the Weybridge team’s unique set of skills, experience, deep-rooted technology knowledge, industry connections, and expertise.

If you want access to the forefront of Web3 powered virtual worlds, and the new blockchain economy financial rails that power them, this is the place for you. We invite you to come and explore the opportunity.

How we work

We have team members working worldwide, from Europe, North America, to the Middle East and Asia. We leverage agile methodologies to move quickly and stay focused. Communication is vital to us, and we rely heavily on various digital communication technologies and platforms to help us stay in sync and coordinate all activities.

This role is a full-time remote position offering the flexibility to work from anywhere. You have the option to work in one of our office locations if it is local to you.

Role Overview

Weybridge is looking for a Legal Counsel to join its Legal Department. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Legal Counsel will provide legal and regulatory advice and support in connection with our Venture Capital Accelerator Division.

What We’ll Offer You

An unparalleled opportunity to create – systems, strategy, relationships and culture. An environment where your voice will be heard, and your impact deeply felt. A sense of belonging where your work is appreciated and rewarded.

You’ll get exposure to a variety of inspiring and disruptive applications in blockchain technology and digital assets across numerous markets and industries. You will be a part of an expert team of talented scientists, engineers, financial professionals, creators, supporters, advocates, strategists with diverse backgrounds - all of whom are eager to collaborate and grow alongside you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic and practical advice and support on a wide range of legal and regulatory matters as they arise
  • Draft, review and negotiate contracts (primarily related to the establishment and maintenance of ongoing commercial relationships) and other legal documents
  • Advise and work cross-functionally as needed with respect to all areas affecting the business, including corporate/commercial, securities, consumer protection, IP, employment, privacy, marketing, and regulatory
  • Oversee and provide transactional support, as well as manage external counsel on mergers and acquisitions, financings, and other corporate transactions
  • Closely collaborate with internal stakeholders and cross-functional teams to identify, address, and communicate risks, and to understand relevant business objectives
  • Identify opportunities to streamline the Legal Department, eliminate inefficiencies, and develop processes and/or contract external tools that empower the Legal Department and the broader business to move quickly.

What You’ll Bring to The Team

We’re looking for a self-starter who is passionate about the blockchain space and very proud of their work and provide the highest quality solutions.

At Weybridge, we value all the dimensions of diversity, including diversity of experience. We recognise that candidates applying for this role will be most successful if they bring the following with them:

  • A JD and a bar member, in good standing
  • 3-5 years’ experience at a recognized law firm looking for the right opportunity to move in-house
  • Strong legal background in corporate/commercial law and/or securities law
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to exercise sound legal and business judgment
  • Strong legal drafting and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to work well under pressure, anticipate upcoming needs and prioritize tasks appropriately
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision, as well as with colleagues
  • A customer service focus and the ability to work collaboratively with internal partners. As an in-house lawyer, everyone at Weybridge will be your client!
  • Experience working in fintech and/or crypto would be considered an asset
  • Experience in one or more of the following substantive legal areas would be considered an asset: employment, consumer protection, IP, privacy, and marketing.

If this sounds like the kind of environment you thrive in, we would love to hear from you!

The Fine Print

Weybridge celebrates diversity of thought, race, national origin and culture, age, experience, religion, economic and social status, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability status. Building a culture of inclusion allows us to create and share experiences with each other, and with our virtual communities. We always seek to maintain a diverse and welcoming workplace, and candidates from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Weybridge does not accept unsolicited resumes from headhunters and recruitment agencies through our website, job posting or directly to our talent team. We will not pay fees to any third-party agency, headhunter or company that does not have a signed agreement for this position in place.

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this job. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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