Legal Associate

Outlier Ventures | London, United Kingdom

Date listed

1 month ago

Employment Type

Full time

Keywords: blockchain

About Outlier Ventures

Outlier Ventures has been backing Web 3 founders for a decade and is the world’s leading Web 3 accelerator program. We were one of the first investors dedicated to investing in the emerging crypto ecosystem. Our portfolio includes notable projects across DeFi and blockchain infrastructure with a focus on emergent Open Metaverse use cases.

Our Base Camp and Ascent programs are working with founders who are accelerating the Open Metaverse thesis by launching token networks. We provide a proven framework for growth while weaving together a global network of over 1,000 of the world’s leading Web 3 founders, protocols, and VCs to form an ecosystem of mentorship and investment.

About the role

  • Looking for an associate level lawyer (3+ PQE*) to work as a fully engaged member of the firm’s Legal Team of three lawyers currently;
  • Supporting the contract management process for the firm’s various accelerator programmes, partnerships and service providers;
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial contracts with providers and suppliers;
  • Supporting the firm’s various accelerator programmes from a legal and regulatory perspective;
  • Helping to prepare and maintain the firm’s internal contract template database;
  • Conducting legal research and monitoring relevant legal and regulatory changes in the emerging crypto space;
  • Ensuring relevant legal and regulatory developments are reflected in the firm’s practices and processes;
  • Assisting with corporate and regulatory filings and applications (where relevant);
  • Supporting internal corporate governance and compliance, including maintaining records of resolutions and decisions;
  • Driving efficiency by improving existing and implementing new legal operations processes within the legal team;
  • Providing comprehensive legal support to internal stakeholders across various departments, addressing their day-to-day queries and needs whilst ensuring alignment with company policies and objectives;
  • Report to: Head of Legal.

*PQE level provided as a guide only

We are looking for someone who:

  • has experience in corporate or commercial law preferably at a top law firm;
  • high level of attention to detail and great project management skills;
  • great contract drafting skills;
  • clear communication skills;
  • fast and independent learner;
  • a true team player;
  • prior knowledge of or strong interest in developing an expertise in blockchains and decentralised technology;
  • prior knowledge of or strong interest in developing an expertise in legal and regulatory frameworks applicable to early stage investments and cryptocurrencies.

Package:

  • Package is subject to relevant experience.

What we can offer you:

  • Exposure to some of the most exciting businesses and founders in the web 3.0 and blockchain space.
  • The ability to work with a broad variety of stakeholders around the world.
  • Appropriate autonomy in your role and the opportunity to explore relevant areas of interest meeting the vision of the business.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Discretionary bonus scheme.
  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Opportunity to invest directly into token projects on the same terms as the Outlier Ventures partnership.

*availability subject to specific circumstances

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