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Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

Legal Counsel (f/m/d)

companyBitpanda
locationVienna, Austria
location Finance, Accounting & Legal

We’re (still) hiring! Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, our teams are currently working from home, and we are onboarding new team members remotely. Not sure if now is a good time to change jobs? Then check out our latest blog post “How we shaped our company culture with remote moments that matter”.

Join Bitpanda, Europe’s leading retail broker for buying and selling cryptocurrencies, precious metals and more! Currently, more than two million users are benefitting from our platform. We provide the easiest and fastest access to the world of digital assets. Our goal is to become the #1 neobroker in Europe and to offer our users all the assets they could need for investing, all in one place. We closed Europe’s largest Series A funding round of 2020 and have won multiple “Best Startup of the Year” awards. Now, we are accelerating our growth journey and we are looking for you!

Your mission  

As Legal Counsel (mid level), you will be a full part of the Bitpanda legal team, focusing on diverse legal cases arising within the Bitpanda Group. You will provide legal guidance for various European and international expansion projects and you will be responsible for operational legal tasks for the Bitpanda Group.  

Your focus

    • Legal guidance for Bitpanda's European and international expansion projects
    • Provide ongoing legal advice of complex legal tasks on all legal aspects over the course of the development of new products in the regulatory field 
    • Advise, accompany and support the operational areas of Bitpanda 
    • Draft and revise all types of legal documents like any type of contract, general terms and conditions, internal and external policies, capital market documents, data protection documentation, etc
    • Evaluate the company’s legal status and maintain good compliance
    • Develop, implement and monitor legal processes
    • Liaising and cooperating with external counsels, cooperation partners and clients in various countries

Why you

    • A university degree in law from a European university with a strong focus on civil law and corporate law, as well as other legal areas such as supervisory law 
    • A minimum of 3 to 5 years of professional experience in an international law firm or experience as in-house legal counsel in an international company (completed bar exam in an EU member state is an advantage)
    • Expertise in the regulatory environment especially with regard to the following legal frameworks AMLD5, MiFID II, PSD II, E-Money and market regulations;
    • Good understanding of online platform business and digitalisation, as well as a strong interest in and common understanding of crypto-assets and financial products
    • Team player, quick comprehension, solution-oriented and precise way of working, ability to work reliably both independently as well as in a team
    • Diplomatic and effective communicator as well as being able to break-down complex legal Issues and communicating those to non-lawyers in an clear way
    • Self-motivated and excellent analytical and organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple, high-priority projects
    • Fluency in German and English is required 

What we offer:

- Competitive salary

- Individual stock option plan

- Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda

- Learning and development budget/possibilities

- Flexible working hours

- Latest hardware

- Lunch and gym discount

- Free company health consultations

- Regular team events and a yearly team trip

- Modern office in Vienna’s fintech hub in the 2nd district

- Interdepartmental "Donut" coffee breaks

- German classes

- Sustainable merch

- And more

Do you like what you are reading and want to find out more? We look forward to meeting you! Please submit your application in English.