Head of Legal & Governance - Remote
Are you a legal visionary with a passion for ensuring legal compliance and governance excellence in the realm of cryptocurrency investment? Do you possess a strategic legal mindset and an entrepreneurial spirit? If so, we invite you to join us on an exciting journey as a Co-founder & Head of Legal & Governance at Illyrium, with the opportunity for a transition to Dubai, where the fund will be registered and based.
About Us: Illyrium is a groundbreaking investment fund specialising in quantitative discretionary trading within the cryptocurrency market. Our flagship fund provides exposure to the dynamic cryptocurrency landscape, leveraging our proprietary quantitative algorithm and expert insights. We are dedicated to delivering attractive returns for clients looking to diversify into cryptocurrencies while effectively managing associated risks.
Role Overview: As the Head of Legal & Governance, you will be vital in shaping our legal and governance strategy, ensuring compliance, and fostering good governance practices for Illyrium. Collaborating closely with the CEO and co-founders, you will be at the forefront of legal decision-making that directly impacts our success. Your leadership will be pivotal in guiding our legal operations, regulatory compliance, and overall business expansion.
- Develop and execute a comprehensive legal and governance strategy aligned with our investment objectives and growth plans.
- Oversee legal and regulatory compliance across all aspects of the fund's operations.
- Establish and maintain governance frameworks, policies, and procedures to ensure adherence to best practices.
- Provide legal counsel and guidance to management on various legal matters.
- Manage contract negotiations, drafting, and review, ensuring all legal agreements align with business objectives.
- Collaborate with cross-functional teams to assess legal risks and provide proactive solutions.
- Lead regulatory reporting, licensing, and compliance efforts as the fund expands into new jurisdictions.
- Stay updated on cryptocurrency regulations and industry trends, ensuring ongoing compliance.
- Build and nurture relationships with external legal partners, regulators, and stakeholders.
Opportunity for Transition to Dubai: As Illyrium continues to grow and expand, we are planning to register and base our fund in Dubai. While the initial role is part-time, we are seeking a Head of Legal & Governance who is open to relocating to Dubai as part of our future plans. The transition will offer a unique opportunity to immerse yourself in Dubai's thriving legal and business landscape.
Why Join Us:
- Shape the legal and governance framework of a cutting-edge cryptocurrency investment fund.
- Collaborate with seasoned co-founders and experts in the cryptocurrency and legal sectors.
- Opportunity for equity ownership, aligning your success with the fund's growth.
- Gain exposure to innovative legal challenges within the cryptocurrency industry.
- Work in a flexible and dynamic environment that allows for a balance between professional and personal commitments.
- Play a pivotal role in shaping the cryptocurrency investment landscape.
- Be part of a company committed to delivering attractive returns while upholding the highest legal and governance standards.
If you are a forward-thinking legal professional ready to take on a transformative role in the cryptocurrency investment arena, we encourage you to apply. Join us in our mission to redefine cryptocurrency trading and make a lasting impact.