Legal Counsel

Operations
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Tel Aviv
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Full-time

DESCRIPTION

This is not your average legal position.

Here @ Balance our ambitions are sky-high - we’re looking to redefine B2B trade, by creating a payments infrastructure that allows us to move seamlessly online, globally. We navigate heavily regulated water and face complex legal challenges. This means our legal team is at the heart of everything we do.

To achieve the high bar we’ve set our legal team must be excellent, driven and execution focused. As such, we must be creative and efficient.

You’ll be working with our Head of Legal to build the best executing, process oriented and data-loving legal team.

This is a unique opportunity to take a significant part in the creation of a paradigm-changing product that can impact millions.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Support our teams across the company, including our Go to Market teams by advising on commercial issues and representing Balance in negotiations with clients, business partners, vendors and others. These include day to day reviews of proposals, amendments to agreements, NDAs etc. Focus on enabling business, while managing risk, not avoiding it.
  • Assist in monitoring and analyzing the company's legal liability from commercial and regulatory aspects.
  • Assist in preparing for and supporting compliance processes such as banking relationships and financial licensing.
  • Help our Product, Risk and Marketing teams achieve their goals by assisting to implement creative solutions in workflows across the company. Think facilitating compliance and risk mitigation, and think frictionless!
  • Draft T&Cs, licenses, contracts and various legal documents.
  • Work closely with external counsels (from Israel and around the globe) as needed for expertise or otherwise.
  • Assist in constructing streamlined processes to achieve all of the above as seamlessly as a legal team may operate.
  • Assist in gathering data on how we’re doing, on our way to build the best executing legal team.

REQUIREMENTS

  • You have at least 2 years of experience in drafting and negotiating agreements as a commercial attorney under an amazing in-house counsel at a startup or in a high-tech department at a prominent law firm.
  • You’re smart, analytical, thorough and thoughtful.
  • You get stuff done.
  • You’re organized, able to work independently, a good multitasker and you love working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • You’re curious and interested in playing a diverse role in the company - you’re flexible to handle any variety of tasks that may come your way.
  • You are proactive and take full responsibility and ownership of your work.
  • You’re a team player and you’re excited about understanding the needs of our various teams and how our team can help them do better. You have fantastic interpersonal skills.
  • You are process and problem-solving oriented.    
  • Your spoken and written English is amazing, and you feel comfortable communicating in English both internally and with any third party.
  • Big like if you have familiarity with any financial regulation.