Bringing Trust and Transparency to Trade Finance: They use the power of decentralisation to provide common tools and resources to help banks and corporates build a global network for trade, without having access to any transactional data or being a single point of failure.
Roles and Responsibilities
Giving accurate and timely counsel to executives in a variety of legal topics, particular on technology commercial contracts.
Collaborating with management to devise efficient defence strategies
Specifying internal governance policies and regularly monitor compliance
Represent the company by negotiating our standard membership agreements with our global FI and MNC client base
Constructing professional service agreements with service providers and clients
Collaborate with external counsel on an update to our Trade Finance product rulebook
Communicate and negotiate with external parties (regulators, external counsel, public authority etc.), creating relations of trust
Establish tools and processes to support standardisation and scalability
Collaborate with our Members and the wider ecosystem on regulatory and industry initiatives
Promote Contour’s mission, approach and strategy in public forums (conferences, white-papers
8+ years of experience at a top tier international law firm law firm or in-house tech company with solid experience advising on commercial contracts, licensing and data privacy
Qualified to practice in England and Wales / Australia
Demonstrated ability to create legal defensive or proactive strategies
High degree of professional ethics and integrity
Highly commercially minded
Proven interest within the technology / fintech space.
Knowledge of the blockchain, Trade Finance, Payments from a legal perspective a plus
Ability to collaborate closely with business owners, finance, engineering and procurement on client and vendor matters
Excellent written/verbal communication skills
Ability to consistently and positively contribute in a fast-paced, changing work environment