(Remote Work) Legal Counsel – Status



Company Website: https://status.im/our_team/
Remote Locations: Worfldwide
Job Type: Full time

Job Overview:

We’re looking for a tech-savvy Legal Counsel to partner Status into its growth phase. Status has always put compliance first, and you’ll be a trusted advisor to our founders and team members, helping us navigate the diverse global legal implications of our research and development of blockchain technology.

You will provide practical and well-informed advice in response to complex and rapidly changing conditions, working autonomously to drive business projects as our standalone legal lead.


The anticipated salary range for this role is $70,000 – $100,000 USD (paid in local currency, or crypto, and dependent on experience & location), plus a grant of Status Network Tokens vesting over a three-year period.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Research and provide legal steering on Status’s worldwide business plans, projects and product launches
  • Own all legal needs and requirements of Status, calling in specialist external law firms as needed, and manage the relationships we already have with a number of external counsels
  • Draft, negotiate and execute commercial agreements with service providers, partners, and contractors
  • Analyze and identify legal and regulatory risks and implications and help Status meet its compliance obligations
  • Take the lead on corporate law matters; contribute to Status’s corporate legal structuring
  • Answer internal as well as external legal and regulatory requests
  • Manage and organize all legal documentation
  • Implement and maintain relevant policies and procedures.
Job Requirements:

[Don’t worry if you don’t meet all of these criteria, we’d still love to hear from you anyway if you think you’d be a great fit for this role!]

  • A strong alignment to our principles: https://status.im/about/#our-principles
  • An advanced legal qualification
  • Working experience in an international, dynamic legal environment
  • The ability to identify and resolve legal issues quickly and pragmatically while maintaining the highest standards of compliance
  • Excellent communication, organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience of working remotely and asynchronously.

Bonus points if:

  • You have a passion for blockchain technology
  • You’ve worked for an open source organization or tech startup previously
  • You are a direct and pragmatic advisor with a knack for avoiding unnecessary legalese.
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Our Location: 200, Yuhyeon-ro, Gimpo-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

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